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Make Your Home More Energy Efficient - There are many ways to save money around your home. These can range anywhere from insulating your hot water tank to prevent...

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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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Median Market Cap - Median Market Cap is funds that suddenly decide to change their investing style obviously play havoc with an investor's attempt to diversify a portfolio. You might wake up one morning to discover that you own two essentially identical funds instead of...

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