DAGMAR (defining advertising goals for measured advertising results) is a marketing model used to establish clear objectives for an advertising campaign and measure its success.
Dark Cloud Cover
Dark Cloud Cover is a bearish reversal candlestick pattern where a down candle (typically black or red) opens above the close of the prior up candle (typically white or green), and then closes below the midpoint of the up candle.
A dark pool is a privately organized financial forum or exchange for trading securities. Dark pools allow institutional investors to trade without exposure until after the trade has been executed and reported.
The term dark web refers to encrypted online content that is not indexed by conventional search engines. Accessing the dark web can only be done using specific browsers, such as TOR Browser.
Darvas Box Theory
Darvas box theory is a trading strategy developed by Nicolas Darvas that targets stocks using highs and volume as key indicators.
Data analytics is the science of analyzing raw data to make conclusions about that information. Many of the techniques and processes of data analytics have been automated into mechanical processes and algorithms that work over raw data for human consumption.
Data mining is a process used by companies to turn raw data into useful information. By using software to look for patterns in large batches of data, businesses can learn more about their customers to develop more effective marketing strategies, increase sales and decrease costs.
Data smoothing is done by using an algorithm to remove noise from a data set. This allows important patterns to more clearly stand out.
Data warehousing is the secure electronic storage of information by a business or other organization. The goal of data warehousing is to create a trove of historical data that can be retrieved and analyzed to provide useful insight into the organization's operations.
Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number
A data universal numbering system or DUNS number is a unique, nine-digit series of numerals that identifies a business.
DAX Stock Index
The DAX—also known as the Deutscher Aktien Index—is a stock index that represents 30 of the largest and most liquid German companies that trade on the Frankfurt Exchange.
A day-count convention is the system used on debt securities, such as bonds or swaps, to calculate the amount of accrued interest or the present value when the next coupon payment is less than a full coupon period away.
A day order is a stipulation placed on an order to a broker to execute a trade at a specific price that expires at the end of the trading day if it is not completed. A day order can be a limit order to buy or sell a security, but its duration is limited to the remainder of that trading day.
A day trader is a type of trader who executes a relatively large volume of short and long trades to capitalize on intraday market price action.
Days Payable Outstanding
Days payable outstanding (DPO) is a financial ratio that indicates the average time (in days) that a company takes to pay its bills and invoices to its trade creditors, which may include suppliers, vendors, or financiers.
Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)
The days sales of inventory (DSI) is a financial ratio that indicates the average time in days that a company takes to turn its inventory, including goods that are a work in progress, into sales.
Days Sales Outstanding
Days sales outstanding (DSO) is a measure of the average number of days that it takes a company to collect payment for a sale.
Days Working Capital
Days working capital describes how many days it takes for a company to convert its working capital into revenue. The more days a company has of working capital, the more time it takes to convert that working capital into sales. The higher the days working capital number the less efficient a company is.
What Is the De Minimis Tax Rule?
The de minimis tax rule sets the threshold at which a discount bond should be taxed as a capital gain rather than as ordinary income.
Dead Cat Bounce
A dead cat bounce is a temporary, short-lived recovery of asset prices from a prolonged decline or a bear market that is followed by the continuation of the downtrend.
What Is Deadweight Loss Of Taxation?
The term deadweight loss of taxation refers to the measurement of loss caused by the imposition of a new tax. This results from a new tax that is more than what is normally paid to the government's taxing authority.
A deadweight loss is a cost to society created by market inefficiency, which occurs when supply and demand are out of equilibrium. Mainly used in economics, deadweight loss can be applied to any deficiency caused by an inefficient allocation of resources.
Dealers are people or firms who buy and sell securities for their own account, whether through a broker or otherwise.
A dealer market is a financial market mechanism wherein multiple dealers post prices at which they will buy or sell a specific security or instrument.
A death benefit is a payout to the beneficiary of a life insurance policy, annuity, or pension when the insured or annuitant dies.
The death cross is a technical chart pattern indicating the potential for a major sell-off.
Death taxes are taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on the beneficiary who receives the property in the deceased's will or the estate which pays the tax before transferring the inherited property.
A debenture is a type of bond or other debt instrument that is unsecured by collateral.
A debit is an accounting entry that results in either an increase in assets or a decrease in liabilities on a company's balance sheet. In fundamental accounting, debits are balanced by credits, which operate in the exact opposite direction.
Debt-Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR)
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (D/E)
Debt-to-Income Ratio (DTI)
Debtor in Possession (DIP)
Debtor-in-Possession Financing (DIP Financing)
Decentralized Applications (dApps)
Decision Analysis (DA)
Decision Support Systems (DSS)
Declaration Of Trust
Declining Balance Method
Decreasing Term Insurance
Deed Of Reconveyance
Deed of Release
Deep In The Money
Defensive Interval Ratio
Deferred Acquisition Costs (DAC)
Deferred Income Tax
Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)
Deferred Tax Asset
Deferred Tax Liability
Deficit Spending Unit
Degree of Combined Leverage
Degree of Financial Leverage
Degree of Operating Leverage
Degrees of Freedom
Delayed Draw Term Loan
Delinquent Account Credit Card
Delivered at Frontier (DAF)
Delivered Duty Paid (DDP)
Delivered Duty Unpaid (DDU)
Delivered Ex Ship (DES)
Delivery Versus Payment (DVP)
Demand for Labor
Dependent Care Benefits
Deposit at Custodian (DWAC)
Depository Transfer Check
Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC)
Depository Trust Company (DTC)
Depreciation, Depletion, and Amortization (DD&A)
Depth of Market (DOM)
Diluted Earnings per Share (Diluted EPS)
Dim Sum Bond
Direct Market Access (DMA)
Direct Participation Program (DPP)
Direct Public Offering (DPO)
Direct Stock Purchase Plan (DSPP)
Directional Movement Index (DMI)
What Is Disbursement?
Discount Margin (DM)
Discounted Cash Flow (DCF)
Discounted Payback Periods
Discounts For Lack Of Marketability (DLOM)
Discretionary Investment Management
Diseconomies of Scale
Distributable Net Income (DNI)
Distributed Ledger Technology
Distribution In Kind
Dividend Discount Model (DDM)
Dividend Growth Rate
Dividend Irrelevance Theory
Dividend Payout Ratio
Dividend Per Share (DPS)
Dividends Received Deduction (DRD)
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP)
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Dogs of the Dow
Dollar-Cost Averaging (DCA)
Domestic Relations Order (DRO)
Double Declining Balance Depreciation Method (DDB)
Double Exponential Moving Average (DEMA)
Double Irish With A Dutch Sandwich
Dow Jones CDX
Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)
What Are Downstream Operations?
Dragonfly Doji Candlestick
Dual Class Stock
Dual Income, No Kids (DINK)
Due from Account
Due to Account
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B)
Durable Goods Orders
Durbin Watson Statistic
Dutch Tulip Bulb Market Bubble