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Finance Glossary

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High Octane Stock


Have you seen those silly car commercials where an actor with a super-deep voice talks about octane and horsepower? High octane stocks follow the same idea—lots of power and speed.

These are volatile stocks that people think have lots of chance for fast growth.

Vroom vroom.