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Financial terms in "Venture Capital"

1. due diligence

2. Private Equity

3. liquidity event

4. venture capital fund

5. series 22

6. committed capital

7. financing

8. first-round financing

9. venture capital limited partnership

10. venture

11. venture capitalist

12. civilian unemployment rate

13. pitch

14. angel investor

15. owner-employee

16. Startup

17. seed capital

18. private equity fund

19. master limited partnership

20. Venture Capital

21. Incubator

22. vintage year

23. low-income housing limited partnership

24. Limited partner

25. sponsor

26. deal

27. round of funding

28. risk capital

29. Exit Strategy

30. term sheet

31. death valley curve

32. First Chicago method

33. direct financing

34. lead investor

35. capital call

36. risk

37. venture-capital-backed IPO

38. ground floor

39. add-on service

40. mezzanine debt

41. corporate venture capital

42. invisible venture capital

43. placement agent

44. adventure capitalist

45. investee

46. financier

47. down round

48. Limited partnership

49. realization multiple

50. fund

51. Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)

52. venture capital firm

53. full ratchet

54. private equity firm

55. traunch

56. liquidation preference

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Weighted Stock Index

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In weighted stock indexes, price changes in some stocks have a much greater impact than price changes in others in computing the direction of the overall index. By contrast, in an unweighted index, prices changes in all the stocks have an equal impact.A price weighted index, such as the dow jones industrial average (DJIA), is affected more by the changing prices of higher-priced securities than by changes in the prices of lower-priced securities. Similarly, a market capitalization weighted index, such as the nasdaq composite index, gives more weight to price changes in securities with the highest market values, calculated by multiplying the current price per share by the number of outstanding or floating shares. A capitalization weighted index may also be called a market value weighted index. The theory behind weighting is that price changes in the largest or most expensive securities have a greater impact on the overall economy than price changes in smaller-cap or less expensive stocks. However, some critics argue that strong market performance by the biggest or most expensive stocks can drive an index up, masking stagnant or even declining prices in large segments of the market, and providing a skewed view of the economy.

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