S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indexes

What are the ‘S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indexes’ The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indexes, also known as simply the Case-Shiller Home Price Indexes, are a group of indexes that track changes in home prices throughout the United States. The indexes are based on a constant level of data on properties that…

Confederate Dollar (CSD)

What is the ‘Confederate Dollar (CSD)’ The Confederate dollar (CSD), or Confederate States of America dollar, was currency issued by the Confederate States of America. The notes begin circulation before the start of the American Civil War and were used to finance the war. As the prospects of the Confederacy…

McCallum Rule

What is the ‘McCallum Rule’ The McCallum Rule is a monetary policy development guideline which was developed by economist Bennett T. McCallum at the end of the 20th century. The McCallum Rule uses a formula to describe the way a country’s inflation and the total amount of their monetary base interact. The…

Count

What is ‘Count’ Count is a form of technical analysis that employs point and figure (P&F) charts to evaluate the vertical movement of stock prices. BREAKING DOWN ‘Count’ Count analysis uses Xs to represent price increases and Os for price decreases. Analysts base count calculations on historical sideways price movements…

Transaction

What is a ‘Transaction’ A transaction is an agreement between a buyer and a seller to exchange goods, services or financial instruments. In accounting, the events that affect the finances of a business must be recorded on the books, and an accounting transaction will be recorded differently if…