An S-1 is a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing that provides information about a company going public.
A cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is a technique used to compare the expected financial costs and benefits of two or more options. The CBA can be used to decide which option is best to pursue based on an evaluation of the costs and benefits associated with each option.
A certificate of deposit is a type of savings account with a fixed interest rate and a set term. Banks and credit unions offer CDs.
A margin call is a demand from your broker for you to deposit additional funds or securities into your account.