# Accumulation

• Refers to buying often coincident with market bottoms or consolidations. It also refers to purchases by insiders, control people, or major investors.

• The value of an individual s savings in an investment fund or deferred annuity until withdrawals or income payments begin.

Embedded terms in definition
Annuity
Control
Deferred annuity
Income
Insiders
Market

Referenced Terms
Accretion of a discount: In portfolio accounting, a straight-line Accumulation of capital gains on discount bonds in anticipation of receipt of par at maturity.In portfolio accounting, a straight-line Accumulation of capital gains on discount bond in anticipation of receipt of par at maturity.

Accretion of a discount: In portfolio accounting, a straight-line Accumulation of capital gains on discount bonds in anticipation of receipt of par at maturity.In portfolio accounting, a straight-line Accumulation of capital gains on discount bond in anticipation of receipt of par at maturity.

Cash withdrawal: The act of withdrawing some or all of an Accumulation from an insurance contract or a deferred annuity.

Interest calculations and related formulas: Are quite varied yet interrelated. Some of the standard computations are:
• Interest Compounded Annually
• Interest Compounded Continuously
• Interest Discounted Annually (Present Value of Reversion)
• Interest Discounted Continuously
• Interest Impact on Accumulation of 1 Per Period
• Interest Impact on Instalment to Amortize or Amortization
• Interest Impact on Present Value of Ordinary Annuity of 1 Per Period
• Interest Impact on Sinking Fund Factor

These formulae are predicated on calculating values basis 1 unit of currency. Here, it is one dollar. To adjust for other amounts such as five hundred or one thousand dollars then multiply the resulting factor by 500 or 1,000, respectively. By solving for the appropriate factor based on 1.0000 simplifies the analysis and verification process.

On balance volume: Is an analytical technique which creates a time series to determine whether a stock or futures contract is subject to Accumulation or Distribution. The basic rule is straightforward. If the instrument was up on the day, then the entire volume is assigned a plus sign and is positively interpreted. If the instrument was down on the day, then the entire volume is assigned a minus sign and is negatively interpreted. These pluses and minuses are summed on a cumulative sequential basis. The analysis assumes that if the instrument is trading at the same price over time and the On-Balance-Volume (OBV) series is increasing, then the instrument is being accumulated and is poised for an upside move. Conversely, if the instrument is trading at the same price over time, and the OBV series is decreasing, then the instrument is being distributed and is poised for a downside move. There are many variations of this theme. Some use each transaction while others use only large or block trades.

Related Terms
Interest impact on accumulation of 1 per period

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