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Subject: Common Board Abbreviations Date: 9/23/2002 2:32 PM
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Common Abbreviations
AFAIK	As Far As I Know
AKA Also Known As
AMC After Market Close
BMO Before Market Open
BRB Be Right Back
BTW By The Way
BWTHDIK But What The Heck Do I Know
CAGR Compound Annual Growth Rate
CBOE Chicago Board Options Exchange
CPI Consumer Price Index
DD Due Diligence
DFA Dimensional Fund Advisors( www.dfafunds.com )
DH Dear Husband
DW Dear Wife
EF Efficient Frontier( www.efficientfrontier.com )
EMT Efficient Market Theory
EOM End Of Message
FAQ Frequently Asked Question
FF Foolish Four
FWIW For What It's Worth
FYI For Your Information
HTH Hope That Helps
IBD Investor's Business Daily
IFA Index Fund Advisors( www.ifa.tv )
IIRC If I Recall Correctly
IMCO In My Considered Opinion
IMHO In My Humble (Honest) Opinion
IMO In My Opinion
IMS I'm Sorry
IOW In Other Words
IRR Internal Rate of Return
LCG,LG Large-cap Growth
LCV,LV Large-Cap Value
LEAPS Long-term Equity Anticipation Securities
LOL Laugh Out Loud
LTBH Long Term Buy & Hold
MI Mechanical Investing
MM Market Maker
MRQ Most Recent Quarter
NAV Net Asset Value
OT Off Topic
OTOH On The Other Hand
P/E Price/Earnings Ratio
PEG Price/Earnings to Earnings Growth Ratio
RB Rule Breaker
RE Real Estate or Retire Early
RM Rule Maker
ROE Return On Equity
ROFL Rolling On Floor Laughing
ROI Return On Investment
RS Relative Strength
S&D Slice and Dice
SCG,SG Small-cap Growth
SCV,SV Small-Cap Value
SG&A Selling, General and Administrative Expenses
TA Technical Analysis
TIA Thanks In Advance
TIPS Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities aka Inflation-indexed
Treasuries
TMF The Motley Fool
TTM Trailing Twelve Months
VD Vanguard Diehards( www.diehards.org )
VL ValueLine
YMMV Your Mileage May Very
YTD Year To Date
4x25 25% in each of SCV,LCV,SCG,LCG allocation aka Slice and Dice

Acronym Finder
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Uncommon Abbreviations (Emoticons ;-)
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