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Chapter 2 investment

personal finance

TermDefinition
Aggressive Growth Stock Mutual Field Mutual fund that seeks to provide maximum long term capital growth from Stocs
Annuity Contract sold by an insurance company, designed to provide payments to the holder at specified intervals
Bond debt instrument where an issuer such as a corporation municipally or government agency owes you money.
C.D. Certificate of deposit usually at a ban.
Commodity a food, metal, or physically substance that investors buy or sell usually via future contracts.
Diversification the act of introducing variety (especially in investments or in the variety of goods and services offered)
dividend a sum of money paid regularly (typically quarterly) by a company to its shareholders out of its profits (or reserves).
Fixed Annuity an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear
Futures Fixed-income budgeters and investors are often one and the same
investents Fixed investment in economics refers to investment in fixed capital
Growth Stock Mutual Funds these are funds that buy stock in companies that are medium in size. They have grown and are still expanding. Also called mid-cap fund.
Large-Cap Fund A fund that invests primarily in large cap stocks.
Liquidity the availability of liquid assets to a market or company.
Mid=cap Fund A fund that invests primarily in the stocks of companies with a medium market capitalization
Money Market the trade in short-term loans between banks and other financial institutions.
Risk a situation involving exposure to danger.
International stock (International stocks) MCSI Europe, Australia, Far East Index (EAFE) https://www.myfloridadeferredcomp.com/SOFweb/RFTP/hist_performance.htm
Risk/Return Ratio Relationship of substantial reward corresponding to the amount of risk taken.
Savings Account a bank account that earns interest
Share a part or portion of a larger amount that is divided among a number of people, or to which a number of people contribute.
Single Stocks are futures contracts with the underlying asset being one particular stock, usually in batches of 100. When purchased, no transmission of share rights or dividends occurs
Small-Cap Fund A mutual fund consisting of stocks in smaller, younger companies whose total stock is worth roughly $1 billion or less, though each fund has its own policy about where to draw the line
Speculative (of an investment) involving a high risk of loss.
Track Record the best recorded performance in a particular track-and-field event at a particular track.
Vailable Annuity Immunology Inherited, acquired, or induced resistance to infection by a specific pathogen
Draw Jones Average Faster movements may demand animation "on ones" with a new drawing in each frame,
Standard and Poor 500 The S&P 500 is a free-float capitalization-weighted index published since 1957 of the prices of 500 large-cap common stocks actively traded in the United States
New York Stock Exchange stock exchange in New York
American Stock Exchange Stock Exchange in New York
Nasdaq A global electronic marketplace for buying and selling securities, as well as the benchmark index for U.S. technology stocks.
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