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Tip of the Day Pay All Credit Card Balances In Full Each Month

Pay All Credit Card Balances In Full Each Month - It is necessary to pay all credit card balances in full each month to prevent paying extremely high interest rates...

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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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Coverage Ratio - the term coverage ratio is a type of accounting tool that helps measure a company’s ability to survive and grow.  Simply by comparing the company’s assets (gross profits) and liabilities (expenses) are a form of figuring the coverage ratio. The higher the assets, and the lower...

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