**  Glossary of Terms  ** 

ASK:The lowest price offered at which a security or commodity is
available for sale.
ASK SIZE: The number of contracts offered at the ask price.
ASTERISK:Indicates the quote is from a previous trading session. The
asterisk disappears when showing todays quotes.
BETA:A coefficient that is a measurement of a security's price
fluctuation due to factors that simultaneously affect the prices
of all marketable securities.  A Beta of 1.0 means that the
security's price fluctuation is the same as the overall market
as measured by the S&P 500 Index.  A Beta greater than 1.0 means
that a security's price fluctuation is greater than the S&P 500
BID:The highest price a prospective buyer is prepared to pay for a
security or commodity at a particular time.
BID SIZE: The number of contracts offered at the bid price.
CHANGE:The change is calculated by taking the last quote and comparing
it to the previous day closing price.
CLOSE:The price of the last transaction completed for the trading 
CLOSE RANGE 1: Price 1 of the Closing Range.
CLOSE RANGE 2: Price 2 of the Closing Range.
CONTRACT EXPIRATION DATE:  The last date on which the contract can be
CONTRACT HIGH: The highest intra-day price within the life of the contract.
CONTRACT LOW:  The lowest intra-day price within the life of the contract.
DAILY LIMIT:This is the maximum that commodities and options markets are
allowed to rise or fall in one day.
DATE OF CONTRACT HIGH:  The date of the lifetime contract high.  
DATE OF CONTRACT LOW:  The date of the lifetime contract low.
DATE OF LAST REPORT:  For mutual funds this is the date of the most recent
update of net asset value (NAV) provide by NASDAQ.  For money
market funds this is the most recent yield provided by NASDAQ. 
For indexes this is the date of the most recent update.
DIVIDEND YIELD:     Percentage derived by dividing the latest indicated
annual dividend by the closing price of the security, and then
multiplying by 100.
EPS:Earnings per share based on continuing operational activity for 
the past 12 calendar months.
DTN'S RED HIGH/LOW HIGHLIGHTS:Indicates that a new daily High or Low
has been set, and will stay highlighted until the Last trade that
occurs does not indicate a new daily high or low.
DTN'S PURPLE FAST MARKET HIGHLIGHTS:Fast alerts indicates that quotes
are being sent from the exchange on a best effort basis due to
fast trading activity.  Only the last price will be highlighted
in purple.
ESTIMATED EPS:Estimated earnings per share generated by Zacks for the
fiscal year currently in progress.
EX-DIVIDEND INDICATOR:Indicates information about confirmed cash and
stock dividends for the period between security's announcement
and payment of a dividend.
EXPIRATION DATE:    Options trading- The last day on which an 
option can be exercised or traded, if it is not exercised, it is
said to expire worthless.
52-WEEK HIGH:It is the highest intra-day price within the previous 52-
week period.
52-WEEK LOW:It is the lowest intra-day price within the previous 52-week
FIRST NOTICE DAY:The first day on which a notice of intent to deliver
the actual commodity or security can be given to the
clearinghouse by the party that sold the contract.
HIGH:The highest price of the day of trading for a particular stock or
HIGHLIGHT BAR:Indicates that the contract has updated and will stay
highlighted until another contract on the page updates.  The
highlight bar is blue for instant quotes and black for delayed.
ANNUAL DIVIDEND:    Represents the dollar amount of dividends per share a
company or mutual fund is expected to pay in the current calendar
LAST:For programmable and fixed format pages this is the most recent
trade made, it may be an ask price (a), a bid price (b), or the
last trade at closing (*).  For quick quotes and formulas this is
the most recent trade.
LAST TRADE DATE:  The date of the most recent trade. 
LAST TRADE TIME:  the time (CT) of the most recent trade. 
LOW:The lowest price of the day of trading for a particular stock or
MARKET TICK ARROW:   Indicates if the current trade is higher or lower than
the previous trade.
NET ASSET VALUE:    The market value of a mutual fund share calculated at
the close of the trading day by dividing the total net assets of
the fund by the total number of outstanding shares of the fund.
OPEN:The price at which the commodity or security starts a trading
day.  Also known as Open Range 1.
OPEN INTEREST:Total number of contracts in a commodity or options market
that are still open, meaning they have not been exercised, closed
out, or allowed to expire.
OPEN RANGE 2:  Price 2 of the Opening Range.  
PRICE EARNINGS RATIO:The price of a stock divided by its earnings per
share.  The P/E ratio may either use the reported earnings from
the latest year, trailing P/E, or a forecast of next
year's earnings, forward P/E.
PREFERRED STOCK:    A class of capital stock that has priority over common
stock in the payment of dividends and liquidation of assets.  It
also pays out dividends at a specified rate.
RIGHTS:A privilege granted to existing shareholders of a corporation to
purchase shares of a new issue of common stock before it is
offered to the public.  A right usually has the life of 2-4
weeks, is freely transferrable, and entitles the holder to buy
the new shares at a price below the public offering price.
UNITS:More than one class of securities traded together on the
exchanges.  For example, one common stock and one warrant can be
traded together as a unit.
VOLUME:Total number of stock shares, bonds, or commodities futures
contracts traded in a particular period.
"y": Represents previous day volume.
* The volume is previous days volume and is an estimated total in
the morning and actual volume in the afternoon.
WARRANTS:Type of security usually issued together with a bond or preferred
stock, that entitles the holder to buy a proportionate amount of
common stock at a specified price, usually higher than the market
price at the time of issuance, for a period of time.  Warrants
are freely transferable and are traded on major exchanges.
WHEN ISSUE:A When Issue refers to a transaction made conditionally
because a security, although authorized, has not yet been issued. 
Stocks that have split, Treasury securities, and new issues of  
stocks and bonds are all traded on a when issued basis.
UPDATE TIME:  For indexes this is the time (CT) of the last update.  
YIELD:Bond- The current yield is the coupon rate of interest divided by
the purchase price.  For example, as a bonds price falls, its
yield raises.
Stock- Percentage rate of return paid on a common or preferred
stock in dividends.