What's your investment knowledge IQ? Take this little test:
- How does market value differ from book value?
- What's a price to earnings ratio? How does it differ from earnings per share?
- What's a dividend yield?
If you can't answer these questions, don't worry. A lot of people can't. Yet, many investor reports assume you already know stock market terms like these.
To become a more informed investor, take time to educate yourself. Start by learning some of these advanced stock market terms.
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When you learn some of the terms, you can take your research to a whole new level.
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