Investopedia explains: Income investing is a term used to describe a style of stock-picking focusing on securities that generate a cash stream - like traditional bonds, dividend-paying stocks and diversified investment structures that basket income-producing equities like mutual funds and ETFs.
A short squeeze refers to a jump in a stock's price, forcing a large number of short sellers to close their position, which in effect pushes the price even higher. When an investor shorts a stock, he borrows shares from another account and sells them, agreeing to replace the stock at a later date.
The wealth effect is a psychological phenomenon that causes people to spend more as the value of their assets rises. The premise is that when consumers' homes or investment portfolios increase in value, they feel more financially secure, so they increase their spending.
Growth investing is a strategy where an investor seeks out companies demonstrating signs of high earnings that are well above the average rate compared to other firms in their industry and within the overall market.
A municipal bond is a debt instrument used by a city, state, county or other local government authority to raise money for a project.
Municipal bonds, often called munis, are considered a debt instrument because when the investor purchases one, he is essentially loaning funds to the authority that issued it.
Duration tells investors the length of time it will take a bond's cash flows to repay the investor the price he or she paid for the bond. A bond's duration is stated as a number of years and tells us how much a bond's price might change when interest rates change.