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S&P 500 Index (Standard & Poor's 500 Index)

salary reduction agreement

sales charge

SARSEP
See Salary Reduction Simplified Employee Pension Plan

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees (SIMPLE) 401(k) plan

Schedule P

secondary market

sector

sector diversification

sector fund

securities

securities account agreement

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC)

self-managed account

sell

sell short

SEP
See Simplified Employee Pension Plan

serial bond

settlement

settlement date

share

share class

shareholder

Sharpe ratio

short market value

short sale

short-term capital gain

short-term debt

short-term reserves

signature guarantee

simple interest

SIMPLE IRA

Simplified Employee Pension Plan (SEP)

single life annuity

sinking fund

sinking fund date

sinking fund price

size

small-capitalization ("small-cap") fund

small-capitalization ("small-cap") stocks

source

special assessment bond

specialist

specific identification

split

spousal IRA

spouse

spread

stability

standard deviation

standardized average annual total return

state tax-exempt income fund

Statement of Additional Information (SAI)

stepdown note

stepped coupon

stock

stockbroker

stock certificate

stock exchange

stock fund

stock price percentage change

stock split

stop-limit order

stop order

strategy

street address

street name

suballocation

subsequent interest rate

substantially equal periodic payments (SEPP)

successor trustee

summary plan description (SPD)

summary prospectus

surrender charge

swap agreement

symbol

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