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Investments Chp 1

Types of securities and Investment process

Savings instruments with lives of 1 year or less. Used to warehouse idle funds and to provide liquidity. Short term investments Examples: Deposit accounts;Series EE savings bonds;US. Treasury bills (T-bills);CDs;Commercial paper;Banker's acceptances money market mutual funds They also provide liquidity with little or no loss in value.
Equity investments that represent ownership in a corporation Common stock
Investments that make fixed cash payments at regular intervals. Fixed-income Securities Bonds Convertible securities Preferred stock
Companies that pool money from many different investors and invest funds in a diversified portfolio of securities. Mutual Funds
Securities that are neither debt nor equity but are structured to exhibit the characteristics of the underlying assets from which they derive their value. Derivatives Options Futures
Various other investment vehicles that are widely used by investors. Miscellaneous Tax-advantaged investments Real estate Tangibles
An investment in which an investor directly acquires a claim on a security or property. Direct investment
An investment in a collection of securities or properties managed by a professional investor. Indirect investment
What are the two types of investments? Securities or Financial Real Estate or property
Result from selling the stock (or any asset) at a price that exceeds its original purchase price. Capital gains
Quarterly payments the corporation makes to its shareholders. Dividends
Dividend Yield formula Dividend/Stock Price
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