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In the United Kingdom and some other markets, an open-end
value investment strategy
An investment methodology that involves the purchase of
securities that the
fund manager judges to be priced below their intrinsic values.
Value-Added Monthly Index. The value that $1,000 allocated to
an investment fund on its inception date would currently have,
assuming that all profits and distributions were reinvested.
Stands for Value At Risk. A measure of the potential change in value
that a fund's portfolio may experience during that vehicle's
holding period. It is usually expressed as a percentage, which
is referred to as a confidence level.
The degree of movement in the price of an asset.
A strategy in which a fund manager seeks to take advantage
of fluctuations and inefficiencies in financial markets,
usually the stock market. A common variant is the options arbitrage investment strategy, which can be carried
out as a market-neutral investment strategy or with a long
bias toward volatility.
authorizing the holder to buy a corporation's stock at a
specified price, either indefinitely or within a certain
time. Warrants are different from rights in that they
generally last longer, and the price at which the holder is
entitled to buy the stock usually is more than the stock's
market price when the warrant was issued.