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11-3 Vocabulary--JW


Stock Exchange A secondary market where securities (stocks & bonds) are bought and sold.
Capital Gains Gains (money)made from the sale of securities.
Common Stock A share of ownership in a corporation, giving stockholders voting rights and a share of the profits.
Preferred Stock A share of ownership in a corporation giving a share of the profits (paid before common stock) but with no voting rights.
Stockbroker An agent who specializes in the sale of stocks and bonds; works for a commission.
Over-the-counter A market for stocks and bonds that are not traded on a formal stock exchange. NASDAQ is such a market.
Futures A contract to buy or sell a commodity at a specified future date and price. Example: A farmer might use a futures contract to lock in the price of corn that gives him a profit.
Option An option is similar to a futures contract except, the investor has the option or right to purchase the commodity but isn't obligated to.
Stock Index A measure of the change in prices for a specific set of stocks. Example: The Dow is a stock index.
Bull Market Stock prices are rising steadily
Bear Market The trend in stock prices is a steady decline.
Created by: joannw15



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