Stock Fund is a type of investment fund that invests primarily in stocks with a small amount of cash. The purpose of a stock fund is achieving long-term growth through capital gains from equities. The stocks in which a fund invests depends on the its investment goals and strategies.
Additional meaning of Stock Fund:
Specific stock funds may focus on a certain sector of the market, they may invest in securities from one country, or from a group of countries, or in companies of a certain size as small-cap or large-cap companies. A type of stock funds are index funds that mirror specific stock market indices.