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Financial Dictionary 

Thousands of investors have told us they are confused by the investment jargon that is used by financial advisors. We also know some terms, that investors don't understand, are used by advisors as sales ploys. They establish themselves as experts when they define a term you may not understand. 

There is an alternative. We have defined more than 1,500 commonly used financial terms. Look-up a definition by entering the term in the search engine or using the alphabetical search service.

Definition of 'Appraisal Ratio'

A measurement to show how well the fund manager did at choosing an investment. It compares the Return on investments to the risk associated. A high appraisal ratio indicates that it was a good pick.

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