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Deciphering Investment Terminology

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Learn more about Sharpe ratios, beta, standard deviation, and other investment terms.The Sharpe ratio measures a security’s risk-adjusted return.Beta measures the volatility of a security relative to a relevant benchmark index.While these measurements can be hard to understand at first, they are important tools for comparing potential investments.Are you confused by some of the terms analysts use to quantify risk and performance? Here’s a quick guide to some of the most common measurements.