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a period of rising stock prices
a stock market with declining stock prices
an IOU issued by a corporation or government that confirms you are lending the corporation or government money. Bonds pay interest regularly to lenders. At the end of the term of the bond, the borrower returns to the lender the face value of the bond (the amount the lender invested in the bond).
the profit from the sale of an asset such as stocks, bonds, or real estate.
spreading out investments to reduce risks
check paid to stockholders, usually quarterly, representing portion of corporate profits
The average price of 30 selected industrial stocks, used as a measure of general market trends
ease with which an asset can be converted into cash
fund that pools the savings of many individuals and invests this money in a variety of stocks, bonds, and other financial assets
America's largest electronic stock market. Many technology stocks such as Apple, Microsoft and Yahoo are traded on this stock exchange
S & P 500
tracks the prices of 500 different stocks as a measure of overall stock market performance
all of the investments, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, options, and commodities, that are traded
Share of Ownership in a Corporation
A government bond that is repaid within three months to a year.
a government bond that is repaid within two to ten years
Return on Invesment (ROI)
ratio of money gained or earned on an investment