Amanda Stanhaus

Tag: indicator

Earnings per share

Profit divided by the number of shares of common stock. An indicator of how much money the company is—or is not—raking in by equating overall earnings to the individual stock price.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Economic Indicator

“I think…”Measurements of various aspects of the economy that signal where the market is headed. Examples include CPI and GDP.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Lagging Indicator

Once shit hits the fan, this states the obvious.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Leading Indicator

Know before it happens. These start rumors, just like gossip mags.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)