Financial Dictionary


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 'Growth Stock'

A stock of a company that has revenue and earnings that are growing faster than other companies in the same industry group. Growth companies reinvest earnings in the company to fuel faster, future growth and don't pay out earnings to investors in the form of dividends. Investors buy growth stocks for appreciation and not income.

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