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A famous stock exchange from New York that focuses on technology corporations.

Nasdaq-100 Index

An index that encompasses some of the world’s biggest non-financial companies listed on the NASDAQ Stock market.

Net Position

The difference between total open long and open short positions in a given security held by an individual.

Nikkei 225 Index

The largest stock market index of Japan; it tracks the biggest 225 blue-chip companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Non-Farm Employment Change

Change in the number of employed people during the previous month, excluding the farming industry; Also known as Non-Farm Payrolls, NFP. Job creation is an important leading indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for a majority of overall economic activity.

Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP)

It is a report released by the United States Department of Labor that measures the number of jobs that were added to the US economy over the last month. It is released usually on the first Friday of each month.


A short-term debt security, generally with a maturity of five years or less.


Acronym for New York Stock Exchange. The oldest and largest stock exchange in the U.S., located on Wall Street in New York City.