dollar averaging

dol′lar av`eraging


n.
a method of investing in securities over an extended time by spending a fixed amount of money at regular intervals, so that more shares are bought at lower prices than at higher ones. Also called dol′lar cost` av`eraging.
[1925–30]
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Investors of dollar averaging will not be affected by the regulation.
Nominal dollar averaging calculates the net amount an owner receives during the lease term and them computes the per-square-foot net rental.
Dollar averaging with regular monthly investments or savings is a good idea, and helps to minimise regret.
7 percent from a year earlier, with the dollar averaging 103.
After President Bush's news conference last night, war seems likely in the next few weeks, and Zacks advises now is probably a very good time to begin dollar averaging in to the market in anticipation of a post-attack rally.