ACTIVE MANAGEMENT Definition

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ACTIVE MANAGEMENT, in securities, is the trading of securities to take advantage of market opportunities as they occur, in contrast to a buy-and-hold strategy.

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T-ACCOUNT is the basis for journal entry in accounting. T-accounts have three basic elements. A title, a left side (debit side) and a right side (credit side). To make an entry in a t-account, put the currency (dollar, pound, etc.) amount on the appropriate side (debit or credit). There are five basic types of accounts: assets, liabilities, equity, revenue and expenses. Assets, liabilities and equity are the balance sheet accounts.

MARKET ORDER is an order to buy or sell a stock at the market's current best displayed price.

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