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Don't try to Pick Stocks - Some of us when we have extra money think that we can invest it in the stock market and earn some returns on...

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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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Trade Association - Trade associations, are organizations creating interaction opportunities to benefit all (win-win – see defined elsewhere) Member contributions fund the professional and trade association entity. It is used for public profile and image improvement, (company, industry, profession). Trade associations engage in lobbying and legislative matters actively . Information...

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