High Beta Index

An index composed of companies with high betas trading on the NYSE.

Beta is a measure of a stock's volatility in relation to the market as a whole, and the high beta index takes account of those stocks considered to have higher volatilities.

Investment dictionary. . 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • beta — A measure correlating stock price movement to the movement of an index. Beta is used to determine the number of contracts required to hedge with stock index futures or futures options. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary A Greek letter used by… …   Financial and business terms

  • Beta cell — Beta cells (beta cells, β cells) are a type of cell in the pancreas in areas called the islets of Langerhans. They make up 65 80% of the cells in the islets. FunctionBeta cells make and release insulin, a hormone that controls the level of… …   Wikipedia

  • Beta Carinae — Observation data Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000 Constellation Carina Right ascension 09h 13m 12.0s Declination 69° 43 02 …   Wikipedia

  • Beta barium borate — (β barium borate, BBO or β BaB2O4) is a crystal frequently used for frequency mixing and other nonlinear optics applications. It has a wide transmission range, from approximately 200 nanometres to beyond 3 micrometres, and is used particularly… …   Wikipedia

  • Beta (finance) — The beta coefficient, in terms of finance and investing, describes how the expected return of a stock or portfolio is correlated to the return of the financial market as a whole. [cite book last = Levinson first = Mark year = 2006 title = Guide… …   Wikipedia

  • Beta Upsilon Chi — Infobox Fraternity letters = ΒΥΧ name = Beta Upsilon Chi motto = Behold how good and how pleasing it is when brothers dwell together in unity! [http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Bible %28American Standard%29/Psalms#Chapter 133 Psalm 133:1] crest =… …   Wikipedia

  • Beta-alanine — Chembox new Reference= [ Merck Index , 11th Edition, 196.] ImageFile = Beta alanine structure.svg ImageSize = 150px IUPACName = 3 Aminopropanoic acid OtherNames = β Alanine 3 Aminopropionic acid Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 107 95 9… …   Wikipedia

  • Beta Coronae Borealis — β Coronae Borealis …   Wikipedia

  • Beta Lacertae — β Lacertae Observation data Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS) Constellation Lacerta Right ascension 22h 23m 33.6235s[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Beta Ceti — Deneb Kaitos, β Cet Beta Ceti is the β star in the Cetus constellation, visible in the lower triangle. Observation data Epoch J2000      …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.