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Investing Vocabulary

Vocab terms for Mr. Sal's Investment Unit

Defintion/?Term
Stocks that are generally priced below $5.00 a share. Penny Stocks
Money generated by just owning a stock, no sale is required. Dividend
Time frame of 10 years or longer. Long Range/Long Term
Time frame of 1-3 years. Short Range/Short term
Time frame of 3-9 years. Mid Range/Mid Term
This item allows you to own a piece, or pieces, of ONE company; you can buy it many different ways. stock
This item gives you ownership in a variety or number of companies at one time, they are grouped together. Mutual Funds.
This investment is purchasing debt of companies, governments, or quasi-government agencies, which HOPEFULLY will be paid back later with interest. Bonds
General Fact: Most people have many goals they are working towards at the same time. True or False? True
Ordering your goals by importance is an example of this. Prioritizing
General Rule of Thumb: The more potential there is to quickly make money on an investment, usually means there is a better chance to lose money too. True
This type of stock is the most prevalent, anyone can purchase it. Common Stack
The collection of investments you own are called this... Portfolio
Insurance that protects your savings and checking accounts in banks, up to $250, 000.00. FDIC, or Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
The term that describes how your investments are distributed, or how you own what you own. Asset Allocation.
When your pension becomes somewhat secure, you gain ownership of it. Vested
Ownership in an investment, be it a house, stock, mutual fund, or bond. It can also be the amount of difference between the value of a house and the amount owed on the property. Equity
Investments where all earnings are exempt from future taxes. Tax Free
Investments where no taxes are paid until the investment is cashed in. Tax Deferred
Investments where money invested from pay before taxes come out. It may affect how much is owed in taxes. Pre-Tax Investments
The very first chance to invest in a corporation via stock purchases. IPO or Initial Public Offering.
An economic entity whose main purpose is for charitable work. Nonprofit
An economic entity whose main purpose is to make money for its owners or shareholders. For Profit
An economic entity whose main purpose is for helping a specific section of society; but it is not a charity. It is a form of a business. Not for Profit.
Rolling your earnings into your original investment amount. This allows your money to grow more quickly...usually. Compounding
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