FIN370 Defining Financial Terms

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Defining Financial Terms 1 Defining Financial Terms FIN/370 Term Definition Role in Finance Finance The science or study that describes the management of assets, banking, credit, investments, and money; in other words it looks at anything that has to do with money and the market Assist with the management of money.
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Defining Financial Terms 2 (Investopedia, 2010). Primary Market A market that deals with the issuing new securities on an exchange (Investopedia, 2010). A market where buyers and sellers negotiate and transact business directly. Risk The chance that an actual return on an investment will be different than expected (Investopedia, 2010). The amount of risk that an investor is willing to take on (Investopedia, 2010). Stock Also known as shares or equity, a type of security that signifies ownership in a corporation and represents a claim on part of the corporation’s assets and earnings (Investopedia, 2010). Through the selling of shares organizations can raise equity capital. Capital Financial assets or the financial value of assets, also the factories, machinery, and equipment owned by a business; also includes human capital (Investopedia, 2010). Financial resources available
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This note was uploaded on 08/22/2011 for the course BUS 415 taught by Professor Barnes during the Spring '11 term at Coastal Carolina University.

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