dollar cost averaging

/ˌdɒlər kɒst 'æv(ə)rɪdʒɪŋ/ noun

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  • Dollar cost averaging — (DCA) is an investment strategy that may be used with any currency. It takes the form of investing equal monetary amounts regularly and periodically over specific time periods (such as $100 monthly) in a particular investment or portfolio. By… …   Wikipedia

  • dollar-cost averaging — ˌdollar cost ˈaveraging noun [uncountable] FINANCE when a small amount of money is invested in the same stock over a period of time: • If the stock market continues to rise over the long term, dollar cost averaging almost guarantees investment… …   Financial and business terms

  • Dollar cost averaging — план инвестирования, предусматривающий наращивание вложений путем инвестирования на регулярной основе фиксированной суммы. См. также: Планы инвестирования во взаимные фонды Финансовый словарь Финам …   Финансовый словарь

  • dollar (cost) averaging — n. see AVERAGE (vi. 3) * * * …   Universalium

  • dollar (cost) averaging — n. see AVERAGE (vi. 3) …   English World dictionary

  • dollar cost averaging — See: constant dollar plan * * * dollar cost averaging UK US noun [U] FINANCE ► in the US, the type of investment plan in which an investor invests a particular amount of money regularly, especially in a mutual fund, whether prices are going up or …   Financial and business terms

  • dollar cost averaging — Fin the regular periodic purchase of the same amount in dollars of the same security regardless of its price. U.K. term pound cost averaging …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • dollar cost averaging — noun Date: circa 1957 investment in a security at regular intervals of a uniform sum regardless of the price level in order to obtain an overall reduction in cost per unit called also dollar averaging …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dollar-cost averaging — ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷ noun : dollar averaging …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dollar-Cost Averaging - DCA — The technique of buying a fixed dollar amount of a particular investment on a regular schedule, regardless of the share price. More shares are purchased when prices are low, and fewer shares are bought when prices are high. Also referred to as a… …   Investment dictionary

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