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- n. A device, similar to a pillory, formerly used for public humiliation and punishment.
- n. Plural form of stock.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of stock.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See stock, 12.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a frame for constraining an animal while it is receiving veterinary attention or while being shod
- n. a frame that supports a boat while it is under construction
- n. a former instrument of punishment consisting of a heavy timber frame with holes in which the feet (and sometimes the hands) of an offender could be locked
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Savings invested in stocks is generally a good thing.
But Dan Greenhaus, chief economic strategist at Miller Tabak & Co., cautioned that a VIX below 20 doesn't mean a pullback in stocks is imminent.
One of the great truths about investing in stocks is that you should never get attached to one of them, because the sucker can lose all its value and cost you a bundle.
Although the term stocks suggests finiteness (which is ultimately correct), the accessible portion depends on technology and on the future demand for that resource.
•Multicap: Can invest in stocks of any size company.
•Mixed-asset target (MXX): Invest in stocks, bonds, money market securities.
T. Rowe Price Retirement 2055, for example, has 88.8% of its portfolio in stocks, 8.1% in bonds, and the balance in money market securities, or cash.
You can buy ETFs that invest in stocks, bonds and commodities — as well as a few ETFs run by active managers.
Said Fama, "Beta as the sole variable in explaining returns on stocks is dead."
Our collective savings are the funds available for investing in stocks, bonds and other securities that allow businesses access to the capital they need to grow.