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Annual Percentage Yield (APY) the actual interest rate an account pays per year
Blue chip stock stock of an established and historically successful corporation
Bond a written promise to pay a debt by a specified date
Brokerage firm a company that specializes in helping people buy and sell stocks and bonds
Capital gain profit earned from selling stock at a price higher that its purchase price
Capitol loss the amount lost if selling stock at a price lower price than its purchase price
Certificate of Deposit (CD) a deposit in a savings institution that earns a fixed interest rate for a specified period of time
Commercial bank a financial institution that serves individuals and businesses with a variety of accounts, loans, and other financial services
Common stock a voting share of stock that does not pay a set dividend
Compound interest interest paid on the principal and also on previously earned interest, assuming that the interest is left in the account
Diversification investing in various businesses with different levels of risk
Dividend a share of corporation's profit paid to it's stockholders based on the number of shares of stock owned
Face value the amount printed on a bond
High-Yield Bond (HYB) high-return, high-risk bonds or junk bonds
Insider trading trading stock based on information that is not available to the general public
Investing saving in a way that earns income
Load sales fee paid when investing in a mutual fund
Money market account a deposit for which the interest rate changes over time
Mutual fund business that accepts deposits from many people and invests them in a variety of ways
Credit union a financial institution that offers memberships to people who share a common bond, such as people in a particular profession, company, church, or labor union
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