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Finance Glossary

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Over 700 finance terms, Shmooped to perfection.

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Each day, there's a list made of the most actively traded securities that day. If you're an investor, you might want to listen up. If a stock suddenly starts trading like crazy, it could mean that the price is headed up. There's something good afoot at the company, maybe, that will make the stock more valuable. Time to go a little Sherlock Holmes and investigate.