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Defined contribution plan

A company retirement plan, such as a 401(k) or 403(b), in which the employee elects to 

Defer

 some amount of his/her salary into the plan and bears the investment 

Risk

.



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Category: Retirement


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10-K

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12b-1 funds

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401(k) plan

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403(b) plan

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457 plan

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Accrual of discount

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Amortization of premium

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All or any part

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Automatic reinvestment plan

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At risk

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Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

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As is

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Assignment to creditors

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Attorney in fact

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Assignment of mortgage

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A shares

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Automatic investment plan

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At the money

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Age-weighted plan

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Across the board

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Additional paid-in capital

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Amount recognized

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Against the box

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At the bell

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At the close

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At the figure

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At the full

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At the market

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At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

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Away from the market

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Below the line

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Books of final entry

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Books of original entry

,

Bank holding company

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bureau of Public Debt

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Brought over the wall

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Buy the book

,

Balance of payments

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Bear market

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Board of Governors

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Breaking the syndicate

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Bill of exchange

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Bill of sale

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Breach of trust

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By the book

,

Benchmark risk

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B shares

,

Bear straddle

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Buy and write

,

Balanced investment strategy

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Bear

,

Beat the gun

,

Capital investment

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Call risk

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Credit risk

,

Code of procedure

,

Capitalization of income

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Country risk

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Controlled company

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Counterparty risk

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cafeteria plan

,

Cash-balance plan

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Collectively bargained plan

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Constant dollar plan

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend Reinvestment Plan

,

Dividend rollover plan

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Defer

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Debt retirement

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Default risk

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Defined benefit plan

,

Defined contribution plan

,

Defensive investment strategy

,

Diversifiable risk

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Downside risk

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Equity risk premium

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Event risk

,

Either-or order

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

Excluded risk

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

First In First Out

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Face-amount certificate

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Foreign direct investment

,

Face amount

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Friends and family offering

,

Finance company

,

Financial risk

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Flexible benefit plan

,

Frozen plan

,

Fixed investment trust

,

Free right of exchange

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Holding company

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

HUD-1 statement

,

Highly compensated employee

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Investment flows

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate risk

,

Investment bill

,

Investment-grade bond

,

Investment letter

,

Investment security

,

Investment value

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment banker

,

Investment Bankers Association

,

Investment banking

,

Investment banking group

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Investment multiplier

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Income risk

,

Investment company

,

Investment fund

,

Investment objective

,

Investment policy

,

Investment trust

,

I/O strip

,

Investment property

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Idiosyncratic risk

,

Investment philosophy

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Keogh Plan

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Limited risk

,

Lending at a rate

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Limited company

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal risk

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Leading the market

,

Limited Liability Company

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Mutual company

,

Municipal investment trust

,

Make a market

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Mortgage risk

,

Management company

,

Net investment

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

Null and void

,

Notice of Default

,

Notional principal amount

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Non-investment property

,

Non-contributory plan

,

Non-insured plan

,

Non-qualified retirement plan

,

Normal retirement age

,

Off the books

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

Or better

,

Offshore company

,

Opinion of title

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end management company

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On the opening

,

Owner-employee

,

Pooling of interests

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

P&L

,

Periodic payment plan

,

Public company

,

Power of Attorney

,

Prepayment risk

,

Principal amount

,

Principal risk

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Pension plan

,

Plan asset

,

Plan sponsor

,

Prototype plan

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Private company

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Qualified retirement plan

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Risk adjusted return

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

Retire

,

Risk

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rule 15c3-1

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Regulated investment company

,

Registered Retirement Savings Plan

,

Reinvestment risk

,

Registered Company

,

Regulation A

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Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

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Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Risk arbitrage

,

Risk-averse

,

Risk management

,

Risk neutral

,

Risk premium

,

Risk seeking

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Risk capital

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Series EE bond

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Standard of living

,

Systemic risk

,

Series 3

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Stock bonus plan

,

Stock option plan

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Statutory investment

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Systematic investment plan

,

Selling the spread

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Self-directed retirement account

,

SEP Plan

,

Simplified Employee Pension IRA

,

Single-employer plan

,

Summary plan description

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Trust company

,

Truth in Lending

,

Title company

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Unlimited risk

,

Underfunded pension plan

,

Unit Investment Trust

,

Unsystematic risk

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Voluntary accumulation plan

,

Variable ratio plan

,

Waiver of premium

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

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