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Tip of the Day Buy Airline Tickets as Far in Advance as Possible

Buy Airline Tickets as Far in Advance as Possible - We all like to save on our vacations as that allows for great spending when we make our travel destination....

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Standard Deviation

Definition: The standard deviation of a stock measures its volatility.  In investing, volatility is synonymous with risk, so one could say standard deviation measures total risk.

StockJargon Advice: The higher a stock's standard deviation, the higher the risk.  For example, a stock with a mean annual return of 8% and a standard deviation of 4% is less risky than one with the same return and a standard deviation of 22%.

 

 

 

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Definition of the Day Nominal Value

Nominal Value - Nominal Value is the apparent worth or the known nominal value shown on the principal, the face, and the side, of a bill of exchange, currency, security, stock, share, bond, or the other type of financial instruments. The par value of a loan stock, bond, preferred stock,...

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