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Finance Glossary

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Trends in options, stock prices, and other financials show up on graphs as lines that, uh, don't go straight. When a line on a chart goes on an angle horizontally or vertically, it has a skew. When trying to figure out where options, stock prices, and other stuff will go, skew can give analysts a clue as to where trends are headed.