Dictionary 2017-01-23T08:54:45+00:00

Dictionary

I wanted to (finally) give you a money dictionary that doesn’t require a dictionary to understand the word’s definition. That doesn’t exist . . . so I made my own. You know how you explain a term to a friend who doesn’t “get” it? That’s the way it’s written here. Let this glossary be your go-to guide for definitions with a practical perspective whenever you need a little cheat-sheet. Some stuff changes over the years, but these basics never go out of style.

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X -  X: Mutual funds all have ticker symbols that end with X. That way you can distinguish them from other stocks. It’s good for them because they have more ticker options—lots get snatched up by other companies and you can’t have two the same! (See also: Ticker Symbol)