Econ Chpt 11 Vocab Quiz
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Econ Chpt 11 Vocab Quiz
Econ Vocab Quiz
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The act of redirecting resources from being consumed today so that they may create benefits in the future; the use of assets to earn income or profit.
System that allows the transfer of money between savers and borrowers.
Claim on the property or income of a borrower.
Institution that helps channel funds from savers to borrowers.
Fund that pools the savings of many individuals and invests this money in a variety of stocks, bonds, and other financial assets.
Spreading out investments to reduce risk.
A collection of financial assets.
An investment report to potential investors.
The money an investor receives above and beyond the sum of money initially invested.
The interest rate that a bond issuer will pay to a bondholder.
The time at which payment to a bondholder is due.
The amount that an investor pays to purchase a bond and that will be repaid to the investor at maturity.
The annual rate of return on a bond if the bond were held to maturity.
Low-denomination bond issued by the United States government.
Bond issued by a state or local goverrnment or municipality to finance such improvement as highways, state buildings, libraries, parks and schools.
Bond that a corporation issues to raise money to expand its business.
Securities and Exchange Commission
An independent agency of the government that regulates financial markets and investment companies.
A lower-rated, potentially higher-paying bond.
Market in which money is lent for periods longer than a year.
Market in which money is lent for periods of less than a year.
Market for selling financial assets that can only be redeemed by the original holder.
Market for reselling financial assets.
Portion of stock.
Claims of ownership in a corporation.
The difference between a higher selling price and a lower purchase price, resulting in a financial gain fo the seller.
The difference between a lower selling price and a higher purchase price resulting in a financial loss to the seller.
The division of a single share of stock into more than one share.
A person who links buyers and sellers of stock.
A business that specializes in trading stocks.
A market for buying and selling stock.
American Market for OTC securities.
An electronic marketplace for stocks and bonds.
Contracts to buy or sell at a specific date in the future at a price specified today.
Contracts that give investors the choice to buy or sell stock and other financial assets.
The option to buy shares of stock at a specifiied time in the future.
The option to sell shares of stock at a specified time in the future.
A steady rise in the stock market over a period of time.
A steady drop in the stock market over a period of time.
Index that shows how certain stocks have traded.
S & P 500
Index that shows the price changes of 500 different stocks.
The collapse of the stock market in 1929.
The practice of making high-risk investments with borrowed money in hopes of getting a big return.