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1. classified stock

2. Brady bond

3. Dsro

4. Float

5. unauthorized investment

6. investment boutique small

7. CFD

8. demo account

9. Penny stock

10. implementation shortfall

11. XW

12. dash to trash

13. beat the averages

14. bid-ask quote

15. normal investment practice

16. investment planning

17. average true range

18. Offering price

19. Customer Segregated Accounts

20. Option writer

21. Level I quotes

22. Electronic Order

23. in sympathy

24. horizon

25. skittish market

26. NASD Dispute Resolution, Inc.

27. holding the market

28. Hedging

29. Electronic Communication Network

30. Philadelphia Stock Exchange

31. Current Delivery Month

32. shock absorber

33. portfolio

34. spread betting

35. group investment

36. Risk/reward Ratio

37. option income fund

38. International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

39. Interest Equalization Tax (IET)

40. Stutzer index

41. Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE)

42. Market Volatility Index

43. negative gearing

44. Mace

45. 529 prepaid tuition plan

46. story stock

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48. exempt commodity

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50. managed derivatives fund

51. interest rate option

52. covered combination

53. market sentiment

54. Commodity Trading Advisor (cta)

55. short the basis

56. liquid market

57. National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI)

58. Bear Raid

59. Portal

60. futures contract

61. carrying broker

62. guilt-edged investment

63. Market timing

64. musawamah

65. redeemable government stock

66. DAX

67. soft call provision

68. Level I, II, III

69. go private

70. golden share

71. International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

72. fifty percent principle

73. risk tolerance

74. Petition For Review

75. access

76. investment appraisal

77. National Association of Investors Corporation

78. Wallpaper

79. Dividend payout ratio

80. Associate Responsibility Action (ara)

81. Defensive security

82. Insured bond

83. CDO

84. unified managed household account (UMHA)

85. terminal market

86. Efficient market theory

87. Transferable Option (or Contract)

88. electronic trading system

89. dividend per share

90. efficient surface

91. Shareholders' equity

92. Dividend limitation

93. Management fee

94. Original issue discount

95. 19c3 stock

96. net asset value per share

97. Wall Street Journal

98. futures commission merchant

99. index-linked savings certificate

100. hub and spoke structure

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403(b)

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A 403(b) plan, sometimes known as a tax-sheltered annuity (TSA) or a tax-deferred annuity (TDA), is an employer sponsored retirement savings plan for employees of not-for-profit organizations, such as colleges, hospitals, foundations, and cultural institutions. Some employers offer 403(b) plans as a supplement to - rather than a replacement for - defined benefit (pension)s. Others offer them as the organization's only retirement plan.Your contributions to a traditional 403(b) are tax deductible, and any earnings are tax deferred. Contributions to a Roth 403(b) are made with after-tax dollars, but the withdrawals are tax free if the account has been open at least five years and you're 59 1/2 or older. There's an annual contribution limit, but you can add an additional catch-up contribution if you're 50 or older.With a 403(b), you are responsible for making your own investment decisions by choosing from among investment alternatives offered by the plan. You can roll over your assets to another employer's plan or an IRA when you leave your job, or to an IRA when you retire.You may withdraw without penalty once you reach 59 1/2, or sometimes earlier if you retire. You must begin required withdrawals by April 1 of the year following the year you turn 70 1/2 unless you are still working. In that case, you can postpone withdrawals until April 1 following the year you retire.

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