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Beware of Scams - You should always beware of scams, fraudulent practices, and these days, especially, there are plenty of them out there. Rule of thumb - if it...

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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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Friends and Family Offering - Friends and Family Offering is the recruitment of as many family members when a new company or corporation has begun to operate. By having those closest being the early investors, this helps to build up a cash flow to float the new company through the...

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