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Tip of the Day Invest for the Long-Term

Invest for the Long-Term - Investing is a high-risk proposition unless it is to be done over a long-term. Due to the nature of the industry, there is no...

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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 Public Employee

Public Employee – Being state-employed, working for the government, mainly community, civic, municipal, unrestricted agent, workers, staff members, active in the public domain. Those working for the people, on the behalf of, for the interest of the general populace, as, for and through the government, agencies, in the open, not...

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