Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
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Chapter 8 - Personal Finance - 8.5 Annuities, Methods of Saving, and Investments - Exercise Set 8.5: 41

Answer

If you sell stocks for more money than what you paid for them, you have a net gain on the sale. Some companies distribute all or part of their profits to shareholders as dividends.

Work Step by Step

Stocks are shares of ownership in a company. There are two ways that investors make money with stocks. If you sell stocks for more money than what you paid for them, you have a net gain on the sale. Some companies also distribute all or part of their profits to shareholders as dividends.
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