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Negotiate the Selling Price - You have your down payment in place and you know how much you can spend to purchase your new home, but that doesn't mean...

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    Capital Gains

    Definition: The money gained when a stock appreciates (goes up).  For example, if you owned 10 shares of stock that you paid $15 for and it went up to $30, you would have $150 in capital gains.

    TeenAnalyst Advice: Capital gains are where you'll make the majority of your money if you invest in common stock.  Some people think you make most of your money from dividend.html">dividends.  That's wrong.

    It's also important to realize that you'll have to pay taxes on the capital gains you receive.  This is called a capital gains tax.  However, if you hold the stock for a while, you might qualify to pay a reduced capital gains tax called the "long-term capital gains tax."  It's yet another benefit of buy and hold investing!


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    Definition: Market neutral investing attempts to remove the market risk from their portfolios by being both long and short in...

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