The Secondary Market is the market where previously issued stock and bonds trades between investors.
A Security is a general term that means stocks and bonds, which trade in the capital markets.
Selling Short is a type of investing strategy. Selling Short is when you sell a stock before buying it with the expectation of buying it later at a lower price.
Semi-annually means every 6 months or every 1/2 year.
A Share is one unit of ownership in a company or fund.
Share Price is the price of a stock.
A Shareholder is someone who owns a stock.
Short Covering is when you buy back a stock that you had shorted (sold first).
A short position means that your investment benefits when prices go down. Shorting a stock is a short position.
A Specialist is a specific trader who is a member of a stock exchange and is a Market Maker for a designated stock.
The spread is the difference between the price where a trader will buy (bid) and the price where a trader will sell (offer). The spread of a $50 (bid) / $60 (offer) market is $10.
A stock is an ownership interest in a company. When you buy a stock, you become an owner in the company.