Gravestone Doji

Gravestone Doji – Definition – Example – How to Trade

What Is a Gravestone Doji? A Gravestone Doji is a bearish reversal candlestick pattern on a stock price trading chart.  It is formed when the open, low, and closing prices are all near each other with a long upper shadow. The candlestick appears like an upside-down “T”.  The long upper shadow suggests […]


DPPs – What is a Direct Participation Program or Plan?

What Is a DPPs? DPPs are non-traded, pooled investments.  They generally invest in real estate or energy-related ventures that are seeking funds for an extended period of time. They are called Direct Participation Programs or Direct Participation Plans.  DPPs have a fixed lifespan, generally five to 10 years.  However, they […]

CGL Meaning

CGL Meaning – Commercial General Liability Insurance (CGL)

CGL Meaning – What Is Commercial General Liability (CGL) CGL Meaning: Commercial general liability (CGL) is a type of liability insurance for businesses.  It provides financial protection if you are held responsible for some of the most common accidents that can occur at a business.  A policy provides coverage to […]

Period Costs

Period Costs – What is a Period Cost vs Product Cost?

What are Period Costs? Period costs are the indirect costs of production that cannot be capitalized on a company’s balance sheet. They show on the Income Statement. Product costs and period costs are two categories of costs that a company incurs producing and selling their product or service. A period cost […]

Principal Curtailment

Principal Curtailment – How Mortgage and Loan Curtailment Works

What Is Principal Curtailment? Principal curtailment for a mortgage or loan refers to making extra payments or paying periodic lump sums towards debt to pay it off faster. The additional payments are applied to the principal balance on the loan. The more extra payments you make, the faster the principal […]