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Personal Finance Final stocks

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tgermani's version from 2015-06-16 14:34

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All of the stocks, bonds, mutual funds, options and commodities traded on securities exchanges and over-the-counter markets. Securities
A company whose shares are owned by a relatively small group of people and are NOT traded openly in the stock market. private coorparation
A company whose shares are traded openly in the stock market and where anyone can purchase them. public coorparation
True or false: A company only generates money from the sale of its stock when it issues new shares. true
A stock that is usually considered a safer investment because the company is often a large industry leader, with a history of stable earnings, and usually consistent payment of dividendsblue chip stock
A stock that generally pays higher-than-average dividendsan income stock
A stock issued by a company having higher-than-average earnings growth and therefore higher potential capital appreciation. a growth stock
A stock whose market value tends to follow or reflect the ups and downs of the economy. cyclical stock
A stock whose market value tends to remain more stable than the overall market during downturns in the economy.defensive stock
A stock whose market capitalization is greater than $5 Billion.large cap stock
A stock whose market capitalization is between $1.5 Billion to $5 Billionmid cap stock
A stock whose market capitalization is less than $1.5 Billion. small cap stock
A stock whose market price typically sells for less than $1.00 (or arguably $5.00) per share. penny stock
A market where investors are optimistic about the economy and the potential for stock growth. a bull market
A market where investors are pessimistic about the economy and are experiencing or anticipating a weakening in stock valuesa bear market
A marketplace where brokers who represent investors meet to buy and sell securities. securities exchange
All securities held by an investora portfolio
A fee charged by a brokerage firm or investment bank to buy or sell securities for an investor. commission
An order to buy or sell a stock at the current market pricemarket order
Selling stock you do NOT presently own in the hope that you can cover your position by buying the stock later at a lower price than the selling priceselling short
An order to sell a stock you currently own at a price lower than the current market price because you want to limit your losses and sell the stock if it ever drops to that order price.stop order
This type of order will be cancelled if it is NOT executed on the day it is placed.stop order
This type of order is open until it is executed or cancelled by the investora good till canceled order
A strategy of investing in a broad range and number of companies in order to limit the potential investment riskdiversafication
The world’s largest stock exchangenew york stock exchange
The market index consisting of 30 major blue-chip companiesthe dow jones
The market index consisting of a broad base of the 500 largest companies.the S&P 500
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