!!!!!!!!!!!~Final Ppt.~!!!!!!!! By: Cassidy Barnette
Stock • The goods or merchandise kept on the premises of a business or warehouse and available for sale or distribution.
Dividends • A sum of money paid regularly (typically quarterly) by a company to its shareholders out of its profits (or reserves). • A payment divided among a number of people, e.g., members of a cooperative or creditors of an insolvent estate.
capital gain • A profit from the sale of property or of an investment.
common stock • Shares entitling their holder to dividends that vary in amount and may even be missed, depending on the fortunes of the company.
Blue chip stock • blue chip: a common stock of a nationally known company whose value and dividends are reliable; typically have high price and low yield.
Dow Jones • an indicator of stock market prices; based on the share values of 30 blue-chip stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
future - the time yet to come
option • A thing that is or may be chosen.
bond • Physical restraints used to hold someone or something prisoner, esp. ropes or chains.
Mutal fund • An investment program funded by shareholders that trades in diversified holdings and is professionally managed
commodities • A raw material or primary agricultural product that can be bought and sold, such as copper or coffee. • A useful or valuable thing, such as water or time.
Preferred stock • Stock that entitles the holder to a fixed dividend, whose payment takes priority over that of common-stock dividends.
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). • Founded in 1792, the NYSE is the world’s largest stock trading exchange, based on the total market capitalization of its listed securities