Capital gains short term - The difference between an asset's purchase price and selling price when the difference is positive that was earned in under one year.
Investors may also be oriented toward either growth or value stock picking strategies.
Benchmark - A standard, usually an unmanaged index, used for comparative purposes in assessing performance of a portfolio or mutual fund. These investors might invest in currencies, emerging markets or stocks. This is controversial because managers of large funds can make millions of dollars in management fees even if investments perform poorly.
Stock funds may vary depending on the fund's investment objective. Passive and Active Investors Investors may also adopt various market strategies.
Instead, it aims to find the best companies and stocks regardless of the overarching economic, market, or particular industry macro trends.