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Z - The term Z refers to a Nasdaq-listed security designation that defines a variety of entities. This is one of several fifth-letter identifiers that come after a company's ticker symbol. It denotes that the stock is distinct from individual issue of common or capital stock.



Zeta model (Z-score)
- The Zeta Model is a mathematical model that predicts the likelihood of a public company going bankrupt within two years. The model's output is known as the company's Z-score (or zeta score), and it is thought to be a reasonably accurate predictor of future bankruptcy.



Zig zag indicator
- The zig zag indicator is a simple tool used by analysts to determine whether a security's trend is changing. By identifying support and resistance levels, it is possible to recognize major price movements while filtering out short-term variations, thus removing the noise of daily market conditions. It is a great tool for any trader that uses swing highs and swing lows as indicators.



Zone of resistance
- Also known as a resistance level, or simply resistance, is the level at which the price of an asset experiences pressure as it rises, due to the appearance of an increasing number of sellers who are eager to sell at that price. Resistance levels may be long-lasting or short-lived depending on whether new information surfaces and alters the market's perception of the asset as a whole. Drawing an horizontal line (and at times diagonal lines, known as trend lines) to connect the highs for the time period being considered, allows technical analysts to chart the resistance levels, and make a more accurate price projection. The counterpart of resistance is support.



Zone of support
- Also known as a support level, or simply support, is the level at which the price of an asset experiences stability as it drops, due to the appearance of an increasing number of buyers who are eager to buy at that price. Support levels may be long-lasting or short-lived depending on whether new information surfaces and alters the market's perception of the asset as a whole. Drawing an horizontal line (and at times diagonal lines, known as trend lines) to connect the lows for the time period being considered, allows technical analysts to chart the support levels, and make a more accurate price projection. The counterpart of support is resistance.

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