Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

5.03

Fundamentals of Investing

TermDefinition
bond lending to the govt. or companies
brokerage firm facilitates buying and selling of investments from stock exchange
capital gain unearned income from selling assets above their purchase prices
discount brokerage firm only completes orders to buy and sell investments
dividend share of profits distributed in cash
financial advisor helps people make investing decisions
full-service brokerage firm offer investment transactions, investment advice, and financial advisor
index group of similar stocks and bonds
index funds mutual fund to reduce fees by investing in the stocks and bonds that compose an index
inflation rise in prices
inflation risk danger that money won't be worth today's value in the future
investment assets purchased with goal of acquiring additional money from the asset, but with risk of loss
investment philosophy individual's approach to investment risk
investment risk investment's potential to fail to pay expected return
market price current price a buyer is willing to pay
maturity date specific time when the principal amount of the bond is to be repaid to the bondholder
mutual fund company combines many investors' funds than invests that amount into a diversified portfolio of investments
portfolio diversification reduces risk by spreading money over a wide range of investments
rate of return total return on an investment; % of amount of money saved
rent fee charged for property usage
return profit by saving or investing
risk chance of loss from an uncontrollable event
speculative investments potential for significant return amounts in short time periods
stock share of ownership in a company
stock/share holder owner of a stock
stock exchange organized, central service to buy and sell stocks, bands, and other tradeable investments
tax-advantaged investments reduce, defer, or adjust the current year tax liability
Created by: Tate.cord70