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call date

capital appreciation fund

capital gain/loss

capital gains distributions

capital preservation

capital spending

cash

cash account

cash advance

cash available

cash flow

cashing out

cash investments

cash per share/price

cash position

catch-up contribution

category

CD
See certificate of deposit

certificate dollars

certificate of deposit (CD)

Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®)

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

CFA
See Chartered Financial Analyst

CFP
See Certified Financial Planner

change

charitable remainder trust

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

check

Checkwriting

checkwriting redemption (CWR)

Class A shares

Class B shares

Class C shares

closed-end fund

closing price

closing quotation

CMO
See Collateralized Mortgage Obligation

Collateralized Mortgage Obligation (CMO)

commercial paper

commingling

commission

commission-only compensation

commodities

common-law employee

common stock

compliance department

compounding

compound yield

conservative investment approach

consumer durables

consumer goods

Consumer Price Index (CPI)

contingent deferred sales charge (CDSC)
See back-end load

contrarian investing

contribution

contribution allocation

convertible security

convexity

corporate bond

corporate fiduciary

corporation

correction

cost basis

cost basis reportable to IRS

cost per share

country allocations

country diversification

country risk

coupon/coupon rate

CPA
See certified public accountant

CPI
See Consumer Price Index

credit balance

credit quality

credit rating

credit risk

cumulative preferred stock

cumulative total return

current market value

currency risk

current ratio

current yield

CUSIP number

custodian

cyclical stock

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