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Investment fund

Firm that invests the pooled funds of retail investors for a fee. By aggregating the funds of a large number of small investors into a specific investments (in line with the objectives of the investors), an 

Investment company

 gives individual investors access to a wider 

Range

 of securities than the investors themselves would have been able to access. Also, individual investors are not hampered by 

High

 trading costs since the 

Investment company

 is able to gain economies of 

Scale

 in operations. There are two types of investment companies: open-end (mutual funds) and closed-end (investment trusts). also called 

Investment fund

.



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Investment company

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Investment fund

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Investment trust

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Individual investor

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Mutual fund

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Objective

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Open

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Pool

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Pooled fund

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Ratio

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Small investor

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52-week high

,

12b-1 funds

,

Accelerated Cost Recovery System

,

Acquisition cost

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

Asset/equity ratio

,

Automatic Funds Transfer

,

Accrual of discount

,

Amortization of premium

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At par

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All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

Aggressive growth fund

,

A shares

,

Asset allocation fund

,

Automatic investment plan

,

Average price per share

,

At the money

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

After-hours trading

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Accredited investor

,

Angel investor

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Bottom line

,

Bank holding company

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bank Trust Department

,

Balanced fund

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Blend fund

,

Bond fund

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brokerage firm

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Balance of payments

,

Board of Governors

,

Basis trading

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Business finance companies

,

Back-end load

,

B shares

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Buy and write

,

Balanced investment strategy

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Capital investment

,

Capitalized cost

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Cash asset ratio

,

Cash ratio

,

Collection ratio

,

Cost Accounting

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Clearinghouse funds

,

Call

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Call date

,

Called away

,

Called bond

,

Call price

,

Call protection

,

Call risk

,

Certificate of Participation

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CLO

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Collateral trust certificate

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Conversion ratio

,

Corporate trust

,

CUSIP number

,

Call money rate

,

Clearing firm

,

Closed out

,

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

,

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

,

Commodity pool

,

Commodity Trading Advisor

,

Cost basis

,

CINS number

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Closed corporation

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract for deed

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Closed-end credit

,

Commitment fee

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Credit line

,

Controlled company

,

Capital appreciation fund

,

Clone fund

,

Closed-end fund

,

Closed-end investment company

,

Closed fund

,

Collective trust

,

Crossover fund

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Call swaption

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Covered call

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close

,

Close a position

,

Close market

,

Close out

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Depreciated cost

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Drawn securities

,

Dual currency bond

,

Dual listing

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Do Not Reduce

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend payout ratio

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Daily trading limit

,

Dual life insurance

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Discretionary trust

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Dollar cost averaging

,

Dual-purpose fund

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Defensive investment strategy

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Daily high

,

Depth of market

,

Efficiency ratio

,

Electronic Funds Transfer

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

External funds

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

ECI

,

Employer Cost Index

,

Employment Cost Index

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Ex-all

,

Exchange ratio

,

Enhanced index fund

,

Environmental fund

,

Equity fund

,

Exchange fund

,

Exit fee

,

Exercise ratio

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Exclusion ratio

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed-charge coverage ratio

,

Fixed cost

,

Federal funds

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Fed funds

,

First call date

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Firm quotation

,

Flotation costs

,

Front-ending an order

,

Fund supermarket

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Foreign direct investment

,

Fee-for-service

,

Front-end load

,

Form S-1

,

Firm commitment offering

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fund

,

Finance company

,

Firm commitment lending

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Focused fund

,

Fund family

,

Fund manager

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Fixed investment trust

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Federal Tax Identification Number

,

Government securities

,

Government Securities Clearing Corporation

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

General Securities Representative Examination

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

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Global fund

,

Growth and income fund

,

Growth fund

,

Ginnie Mae trust

,

Gather in the stops

,

Historical cost

,

High-grade bond

,

High yield

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House call

,

House of issue

,

Hedge ratio

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

High

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High-flyer

,

High-tech stock

,

Holding company

,

Holder in due course

,

High credit

,

High-ratio mortgage

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Hedge fund

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Head and shoulders

,

High-low index

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Historical trading range

,

Holding the market

,

Investment flows

,

In escrow

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International Securities Identification Number

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Inverted scale

,

Investment bill

,

Investment-grade bond

,

Investment letter

,

Investment security

,

Investment value

,

In-house

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Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment banker

,

Investment Bankers Association

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Investment banking

,

Investment banking group

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

International Monetary Fund

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Investment multiplier

,

Individual policy pension trust

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Insider trading

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

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Internal Rate of Return

,

Investor relations

,

Indication of interest

,

Inc.

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In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

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In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Income fund

,

Index fund

,

Institutional fund

,

International fund

,

Investment company

,

Investment fund

,

Investment objective

,

Investment policy

,

Investment trust

,

I/O strip

,

Investment property

,

Income replacement ratio

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Investment philosophy

,

Individual tax return

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

Individual investor

,

Institutional investor

,

In sympathy

,

Intermarket Trading System

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Killer bee

,

Last In First Out

,

Liquidity ratio

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Last trading day

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Limited company

,

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

,

Letter of comment

,

Living trust

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Loan-value ratio

,

Lock-in

,

Lifecycle fund

,

Load fund

,

Large cap

,

Leading the market

,

Limited Liability Company

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Mutual association

,

Mutual company

,

Mutual Savings Bank

,

Matrix trading

,

Mortgage pool

,

Municipal bond fund

,

Municipal investment trust

,

Muni fund

,

Maintenance call

,

Maintenance fee

,

Make a market

,

Margin call

,

Market if touched order

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Member firm

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Money at call

,

Management company

,

Mutual fund

,

Mutual fund custodian

,

Mutual fund symbol

,

Matching funds

,

Marketable securities

,

Mutual exclusion doctrine

,

Mutual improvement certificate

,

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

,

National Securities Clearing Corporation

,

National Securities Trade Association

,

Net capital ratio

,

No limit order

,

Nonmember firm

,

No quote

,

No-Fault

,

No-Action Letter

,

Nondiscretionary trust

,

Null and void

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Notice of Default

,

No-load

,

Naked call

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Non-investment property

,

Nasdaq Small Cap Market

,

No-load stock

,

New high

,

No book

,

Nonaccredited investor

,

Off the books

,

Operating costs

,

Original cost

,

Overhead ratio

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Offering scale

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Open order

,

Or better

,

Open economy

,

Open market operation

,

Open interest

,

Offshore company

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Open-end mortgage

,

Open mortgage

,

Origination fee

,

Objective

,

Open-end fund

,

Open-end management company

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Option income fund

,

Option pool

,

Out of the money

,

Open-end lease

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open

,

Open market

,

Open position

,

Open repo

,

Open trade equity

,

Pooling of interests

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Pool

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Provisional call feature

,

Payment for order flow

,

Public Securities Association

,

Payout ratio

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Public company

,

Per stirpes

,

Power of Attorney

,

Pool factor

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Pooled fund

,

Prime rate fund

,

Publicly-traded fund

,

Pure index fund

,

Pension fund

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Participating trust

,

Passive investor

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private company

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Program trading

,

Put ratio backspread

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Profit ratio

,

Painting the tape

,

Paper trading

,

Price range

,

Put/call ratio

,

Qualified institutional investor

,

Qualified trust

,

Replacement cost

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Reserve ratio

,

Retail banking

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Retail brokerage

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Regulated investment company

,

Retail Price Index

,

Retail sales index

,

Range

,

Regional fund

,

Replacement cost insurance

,

Ratio

,

Red herring

,

Registered Company

,

Regulation A

,

Revisionary trust

,

Revocable trust

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Retail lending

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Redemption fee

,

Ratio calendar combination

,

Ratio calendar spread

,

Ratio spread

,

Ratio write

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Ratio analysis

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Retail investor

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Straight line depreciation

,

Sales fee

,

Savings and Loan

,

Savings Association Insurance Fund

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

SEC

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Series EE bond

,

Sinking fund

,

SEC fee

,

Securities analyst

,

Securities Industry Association

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Securities loan

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Small Order Execution System

,

Scale

,

Standard of living

,

Spot trading

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Short interest ratio

,

Severally but not jointly

,

Small corporate offering registration

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Statutory investment

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Securities lending

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Sector fund

,

Series fund

,

Socially responsible fund

,

Specialized fund

,

Specialty fund

,

Stock fund

,

Systematic investment plan

,

Selling the spread

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Small cap

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Sin tax

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Same Day Funds Settlement

,

Scale order

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Securities fraud

,

Seek a market

,

Small investor

,

Sophisticated investor

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Suspended trading

,

Top line

,

Total cost

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Trading

,

Trust-preferred security

,

Take a position

,

Trading authorization

,

Two-sided market

,

Two-way market

,

Trailing P/E

,

Trading range

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Testamentary trust

,

Trust

,

Trust company

,

Trust fund

,

Truth in Lending

,

Two-step mortgage

,

Tax-free bond fund

,

Tax-managed fund

,

Term trust

,

Type

,

Tenancy at will

,

Title company

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Tax identification number

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Trading profit

,

Trading Index

,

Take a bath

,

Trading costs

,

Trading curb

,

Trading floor

,

Trading halt

,

Trading session

,

Trading volume

,

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

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unlisted trading

,

Uncovered call

,

Unit Investment Trust

,

Unit Trust

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable ratio write

,

Voting trust

,

Variable ratio plan

,

Vertical line charting

,

With interest

,

Wrap fee

,

Whisper number

,

World fund

,

Waiver of premium

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

Wide market

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Zero-investment portfolio


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