Alpha

Business / Taxes / Alpha: A stock's alpha is an analyst's estimate of its potential price increase based on the rate at which the company's earnings are growing and other aspects of the company's current performance. For example, if a stock has an alpha of 1.15, that means the analyst expects a 15% price increase in a year when stock prices in general are flat

Alphabet Poem

Entertainment / Literature / Alphabet Poem: An acrostic poem of thirteen lines in which each line consists of two words, each word beginning with sequential letters in the alphabetic pattern ABCDEF, etc. Deutsche noteas that many poets like Pau MORE

Alphanumeric

Technology / Cell Phones / Alphanumeric: A message or other type of readout containing both letters (alphas) and numbers (numerics). In cellular, alphanumeric memory dial is a special type of dial-from-memory option that displays both the na MORE

Alpha Particle

Science / Chemistry / Alpha Particle: (42He) A particle that is commonly ejected from radioactive nuclei, consisting of two protons and two neutrons. Alpha particles are helium nuclei. Alpha particles have a mass of 6.644 655 98 × 10-27 MORE

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