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Daily Trading Limits

The maximum price range set by the ASE.

Day Order

An order that expires at the end of the day.

Day Traders

Individuals who seek to establish and liquidate the same position for profit within one day's trading.

De-materialization

The process and conversion of securities issuance and processing through book entries only and without any physical certificates.

Dealer

An individual or a company in the securities industry who buys and sells securities as a principal rather than an agent. The profit and loss is the difference between the price paid and the price received for the same security.

Debenture

Unsecured debt backed by the creditworthiness of the issuer, such as a corporate bond.

Debt to Equity Ratio

Calculated by dividing a company's long-term debt by shareholders' equity. Used to show the relationship between long-term funds provided by creditors and funds provided by shareholders.

Default

The failure of a party to make payment of interest or principal on a debt security when due.

Delivery Versus Payment (DVP)

Simultaneous, certain, final, and irrevocable exchange of securities and funds. A securities settlement system that provides a mechanism that ensures that delivery occurs only if payment occurs.

Depository

A central securities repository where physical securities are kept in a vault and owners are tracked via book entry system without the delivery of those securities when transactions occur.

Derivatives

Financial instruments whose value is derived from underlying value of another security. Derivatives include options and futures.

Disclosure

The release by companies of all information positive or negative that might bear on an investment decision as requested by the Jordan Securities Commission.

Discretionary Account

An account whereby the holder gives written power of attorney to another person or entity to make trading decisions on his behalf.

Diversification

The act of spreading one's investments across different types of securities and various companies in different fields in order to minimize risk.

Dividend

Distribution of earnings to shareholders, usually paid in the form of money or stock (see Stock Dividend).
Dividend Yield (%) Dividend Yield (%) = Annual Cash Dividend Per Share x 100% / Market Price Per Share.