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Finance Glossary

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Large Cap


As in large market capitalization companies - lots of shares times lots of dollars per share. Most mutual funds these days define large cap stocks as those with market caps over $15 billion. AOL used to be a Large Cap ($100 billion+ market cap; Today its market cap is about $2 billion).