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Tip of the Day Insure Yourself Against Financial Ruin

Insure Yourself Against Financial Ruin - One of the things most often left until last on the must have list is health insurance, which is exactly the wrong thing 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 Phone Switching

Phone Switching This give investors the ability to transfer currency between various mutual funds, as long as those funds are part of the same family, on the telephone. This is much easier than heading down to the manger's office in order to get these results, as it can be done...

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