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  1. Interest Deduction

    Interest deduction causes a reduction in taxable income or revenues for taxpayers who pay certain types of interest.
  2. The Roles of Traders and Investors

    Discover how these two groups work together to keep the market functioning properly.
  3. Minimum Margin

    Minimum margin is the initial amount required to be deposited in a margin account before trading on margin or selling short.
  4. Gauging the Strength of a Market Move

    Learn how to apply the ACD technique to a longer time horizon.
  5. Capitulation

    Capitulation is when investors give up any previous gains in stock prices by selling equities, to get out of the market.
  6. NYSE Arca

    NYSE Arca is an electronic securities exchange in the U.S. on which exchange-traded products (ETPs) and equities trade.
  1. Vasicek Interest Rate Model

    The Vasicek interest rate model predicts interest rate movement based on market risk, time and long-term equilibrium interest ...
  2. The Roles of Traders and Investors

    Discover how these two groups work together to keep the market functioning properly.
  3. Speculative Bubble

    A speculative bubble is a spike in asset values within a particular industry, commodity or asset class fueled by speculation ...
  4. NYSE Arca

    NYSE Arca is an electronic securities exchange in the U.S. on which exchange-traded products (ETPs) and equities trade.
  5. What Is a Pitchfork Indicator & How Do I Use It?

    The technical indicator known as Andrew's Pitchfork is rarely used by novice traders.
  6. Introduction to Trading: Scalpers

    This type of trader makes many trades per day to 'scalp' a small profit from each trade.
Hot Definitions
  1. Risk Tolerance

    The degree of variability in investment returns that an individual is willing to withstand. Risk tolerance is an important ...
  2. Donchian Channels

    A moving average indicator developed by Richard Donchian. It plots the highest high and lowest low over the last period time ...
  3. Consumer Price Index - CPI

    A measure that examines the weighted average of prices of a basket of consumer goods and services, such as transportation, ...
  4. Moving Average - MA

    A moving average (MA) is a widely used indicator in technical analysis that helps smooth out price action by filtering out ...
  5. Stop Order

    A stop order is an order to buy or sell a security when its price increases past a particular point in order to limit losses ...
  6. Inflation

    The rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services is rising and, consequently, the purchasing power of ...
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