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Risk Arbitrage

Definition: The simultaneous purchase of stock in an acquired company and the sale of stock in a purchasing company.

TeenAnalyst Advice: Usually when a company purchases another company, they see their stock decline slightly.  The company being acquired is purchased at a premium, so their stock usually appreciates.  Risk arbitrageurs are people who try to profit from this transaction.

This usually isn't something to be done by a regular investor because the stocks move right when these acquisitions are announced, so you'd miss the boat.

 

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Exchange Privilege - An exchange privilege is a special feature, which are offered in some of the mutual funds families which allow investors to switch, or swap, from one mutual fund with a family unit to another within the same family fund unit, without paying any additional sales charges. The...

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