A debt investment, which involves an investor loaning money to a company or government for a defined period of time where the issuer promises to pay interest and repay the principal at maturity.
A savings certificate that has a maturity date and a fixed interest rate. It can be issued in any denomination.
A mutual fund that specializes in investing in short-term securities and tries to maintain a constant net-asset value of $1.
Pools of money managed by an investment company that offers a variety of goals depending on the investment objectives of the fund..
A type of security, representing ownership in a corporation that can rise or fall in value