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Return on Investment (ROI)

Definition:  A profit or loss from an investment.  This can refer to individuals or companies.

TeenAnalyst Advice: An individual's return on investment is easy to calculate.  If you bought a stock for $20 and sold it for $30, you would have a 50% return on your investment.

 

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Jonny Boy said:

Jodi - I have this as a definition - are you cool with it? Return on Investment can and, usually does reflect the rate of return on monetary amounts of gain or, loss which is applied to current and, or, past investments. What this will not help you with is the amount of time involved in an investment. It is the rate or, percentage of gain or, loss in any investment made over the current or previous year. The rate of return is usually adjusted to reflect the adjusted tax base for any given geographical area. These estimations are useful when the averaged periodic returns are all positive, all negative, or, have low variances.

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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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