Amanda Stanhaus

Tag: stock

Asset Allocation Fund

fund in which a manager mixes stockbonds, and cash according to the fund’s objectives.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Bear Market

This is not the selling of a nude animal. It’s a falling market that makes investors growl.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Benchmark

Like the pretty girl in the room that everyone judges herself against, this standard can be applied to the performances of securitiesmutual funds and investment managers.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Capital Gain

An asset is sold for more than its purchase price. Another thing to report to the tax man!

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Capital Gain Distribution

mutual fund  spreads the wealth by sharing the capital gains with shareholders. Another thing to report to the tax man!

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Capital Loss

stock is sold at a price lower than its purchase price.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Common Stock

These stocks grant the owner voting rights on policy and a spot on the board of directors of the firm. If the firm goes bankrupt, common-stock owners are paid last.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

 

Contrarian

Buy when everyone is selling, sell when everyone in buying.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

 

Cyclical Stock

stock that moves with consumer preferences and the market‘s movements.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Defensive Stock

Rain or shine these stocks will keep steady. Everyone needs to eat.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)