Quantitative Аnalysis
A research technique that deals with measurable values as distinguished from such qualitative factors as the character of management or labor relations. Quantitative analysis uses financial information derived from company balance sheets and income statements to make investment decisions. Examples of quantitative analysis include a review of company financial ratios, the cost of capital, asset valuation, and sales and earnings trends.
The highest bid or lowest ask price available on a security at any given time.
Quoted Currency
The currency quoted against the base currency, i.e. the numerator quoted in terms of the denominator. For example, the quoted currency in the USD/BGN quotation is the Bulgarian lev.