Wall Street Glossary

Wall Street Glossary

Inheritance

Money that is passed down between members of a family

Accumulating

Adding up to

Speculation

The act of buying shares in a company so that you can sell them again at a higher price, in order to make money

Famine

Starvation

Upheavel

Sudden, unexpected changes

Naive

Innocent and lacking experience

Sun Tzu

A Chinese general and military strategist who famously wrote 'The Act of War'

Evade

Avoid

Shareholder

Someone who owns part of a company

Indulge

Take pleasure or joy in

Abyss

A very large, deep hole

Stock

Represents what a person owns when they invest in a company

Nobility

Goodness and honour

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