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Tip of the Day Choose the Right Car Insurance

Choose the Right Car Insurance - Before buying a new car, it is always wise to find out exactly how much coverage you require and only buy enough insurance to...

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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 Aged Fail

Aged Fail - Aged fail is a security transaction that has failed to be completed over the required thirty-day period. This happens, generally, when one of the involved parties fails to deliver the cash, or the securities, within a specific time period, generally the thirty days mentioned previous, although the...

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