FUNNY (yet sometimes STUPID) Things WALL ST. people say

  • To start with: get a refresher of the main Finance Slang

– Here:

[Bear: An investor who has a negative view on a market and is likely to be net short. 

Bull: An investor who has a positive view on a market and is likely to be net long. ]

– or Here:

[Dovish: When the Federal Reserve Governors imply that interest rates may be going down soon 

Hawkish: When the Federal Reserve Governors imply that interest rates may be going up soon]

– Finally, you can check This for a more comprehensive financial glossary

-> Here is our top 3:

[#3: “Big swinging d—-” – The BSD is the person that does the biggest deals, bring in the most money, and is generally a badass everyone looks up to.

#2: “F-You money”The money it would take for you to leave your job and never work again.

#1: “I’m doing market research”Looking at youtube. ] 

-> Here is our top 3:

[#3: That’s priced in” – (I missed the move)

#2: There’s still a lot of uncertainty” – (I’m underperforming)

#1Stocks are fairly valued” – (No idea). ]

  • Our favourate one: 20+ Stupid Things finance people say (fool.com)

-> Here is our top 5:

[#5: “We expect more volatility.” – There has never been a time when this was not the case. Let me guess, you also expect more winters?

#4“We’re neutral on this stock.” – Stop it. You don’t deserve a paycheck for that.

#3“We’re cautiously optimistic.” – You’re also an oxymoron. 

#2“He predicted the market crash in 2008.” – He also predicted a crash in 2006, 2004, 2003, 2001, 1998, 1997, 1995, 1992, 1989, 1984, 1971…

#1“Earnings missed estimates.”- No. Earnings don’t miss estimates; estimates miss earnings. No one ever says “the weather missed estimates.” They blame the weatherman for getting it wrong.]

  • Bonus Link – Prepare for next Valentine’s Day (if both of you are Economics fans)
-> here are: 14 Ways Economists say I Love You (fosslien.com)vfive

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