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Be Patient - Your friend has just gone out and bought a state of the art computer with all the bells and whistles and after looking at your slowpoke old...

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Outperform

Definition: This term has two definitions.
1.) In investing, it's what every investor wants to do (outperform the market, that is).
2.) It's also a rating a stock analyst might give a stock.  If the stock is expected to earn a better return than other stocks, it's rated as "outperform."

TeenAnalyst Advice: Everyone is trying to outperform the market all the time.  It's a very difficult thing to do.  In fact, only about 15-20% of all mutual funds do it.

When talking about "beating the market," most people are referring to the S&P 500, which is an index of 500 of the largest companies in America.

 

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Marketable Securities - Marketable Securities is the securities easily convertible to cash because there is high demand allowing them to sell quickly. Marketable securities are the very liquid securities that can convert into currency quickly at a reasonable price. Marketable securities are liquid, as they tend to have maturities of...

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