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Economics Stock Market Vocab
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the act of committing money or capital with the expectation of gaining more money
amount of money that a household has for spending and saving after income taxes
costs of owning and operating property that are not discretionary, do not change from month to month.
EX: Realty taxes, insurance costs
owned by either non-government organizations or by small number of shareholders. Ownership is private
a company that has issued securities through an initial public offering (IPO) and is traded on at least one stock or in the over the counter market. Being a public company the market determines the value of the entire company through daily trading.
type of security that signifies ownership in a corporation and represents a claim on part of the corporations asses and earnings.
a distribution of company's earnings, decided by the board of directors.
the amount of profit that a company produces during a specific period.
a security that represents ownership in a corporation. Holders of common stock exercise control by electing a board of directors and voting on corporate policy.
a class of ownership in a corporation that has a higher claim on the assests and earnings than common stock.
company engaged in a technology related business
an equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy.
Blue Chip Stocks
stock of a large, well0established and financially sound company that has operated for many years. Typically has a market capitalization in the billions. (Household name)
a stock that trades at relatively low price and market capitalization
an equity security that pays regular, often steadily increasing dividends
shares in a company whose earnings are expected to grow at an above average rate relative to the market
company whose sales and earnings remain relatively stable during both economic upturns and downturns
a method of quoting the price of a fixed income security as a yield percentage, rather than in dollars.
pool of funds collected from many investors for the purpose of investing in securities such as stocks, bonds, money market instruments and similar assets.
the number of shares or contracts traded in a security or an entire market during a given period of time.
the total dollar market value of all of the company's outstanding shares.
the difference between the low and high prices for a security or index over a specific time period.
expected value of new business opportunities available to a business
Initial Public Offering (IPO)
the first sale of stock by a private company to the public
an individual who works in a financial institution that is in the business primarily for raising capital for companies, government and other entities, or who works in a large bank division that is involved with these activities.
a market where investors purchase securities or assets from investors
a market that issues new securities on exchange
an individual or firm that charges a fee or commission for executing buy and sell orders submitted by an investor
a service charge assessed by a broker or investment advisor in return for providing investment advice and/or handling the purchase or sale of security
an order to buy or sell security that automatically expires the day the order was placed
Good Till Canceled
an order to buy or sell a security at a set price that is active until the investor decides to cancel it or the trade is executed
an order placed with a brokerage to buy or sell a set number of shares at a specified price or better.
the sale of borrowed security, commodity or currency with expectation that the asset will fall in value
holding an asset for an extended period of time.
the sale of a security that is not owned by the seller, or that the seller has borrowed.
various standards that are established by the stock exchange
a marketplace in which securities, commodities,derivatives and other financial instruments are traded
a global electronic marketplace for buying and selling securities, as well as the benchmark index for the U.S. technology stocks.
the third largest stock exchange by trading volume in the United States
trading that occurs outside the general market regulations.
a stock exchange based in NY, considered the largest equities based exchange in the world based on total market capitalization of its listed securities
a nickname for the NYSE, located on 11 Wall Street, New York City. Oldest stock exchange in the US
Open Cry Auction
method of trading on a financial market where people shout of their bids and offers, rather than trading online or using the phone
New York Mercantile Exchange
the worlds largest physical commodity futures exchange
Over the Counter Bulletin Board
regulated electronic trading service offered by the National Association of Securities Dealers that show real time quotes, last sale prices and volumes information over the counter equity securities.
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