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H-shares
H-shares are shares of mainland Chinese companies traded on the Hong Kong stock exchange and denominated in Hong Kong dollars. Many ...
hacktivism
Hacktivism, a word that combines the dual elements of "hack" and "activism" inhabits a grey area between legitimate protest, social media ...
haircut
In debt restructuring agreements, a haircut is a percentage reduction of the amount that will be repaid to creditors. For example, when ...
hammering the market
Heavy stock selling by speculators who sell short under the belief the market is about to fall.
hard currency
A freely tradable currency that inspires confidence because of the stable economy that generates it.
hard labour
The term "hard labour" can be used to describe the pressures experienced by parents in dual earner relationships, who are combining paid ...
hard landing
Occurs when an economy that has recorded a period of very rapid growth experiences a severe slowdown, normally due to overheating and an ...
hard money
The term hard money is broadly used to describe money, or financing, which is backed by collateral, or financing terms, that people trust. ...
hawk
The Federal Reserve has a joint mandate to maximize employment and maintain low inflation. Actually, there is a third part to the mandate - ...
head and shoulders
A pattern used in technical (stock market) analysis that shows a trend in the shape of two shoulders (small gains, then falls) and a head ...