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  1. Bond Futures

    Bond futures are financial derivatives which obligate the contract holder to purchase or sell a bond on a specified date ...
  2. Curve Steepener Trade

    Curve steepener trade is a strategy that uses derivatives to benefit from escalating yield differences that occur as a result ...
  3. Penny Stocks to Watch for December 2017

    Penny stocks lagged in performance in November, but the group is rapidly approaching highly favorable small-cap seasonality.
  4. 5 Skills That Traders Need

    There are many routes to becoming a professional trader, but these five skills will help you get there.
  5. Cleveland-Cliffs Stock: Uptrend Hanging by a Thread

    Cleveland-Cliffs stock has been testing support at $5.50 for the past six months and now must survive December tax selling ...
  6. What's the Difference Between Alphabet's GOOG and GOOGL?

    Learn the difference between the GOOG and GOOGL stock ticker symbols for Alphabet (the company formerly known as Google).
  1. Troy Ounce

    A troy ounce is a unit of measure for precious metal weight that dates back to the Middle Ages. One troy ounce is equal to ...
  2. Time Arbitrage

    Time arbitrage refers to an opportunity created when a stock misses its mark and is sold based on a short-term outlook with ...
  3. Stripped MBS

    A stripped MBS is a a type of mortgage-backed security that is split into principal-only strips and interest-only strips. ...
  4. Roth IRAs Tutorial

    This comprehensive guide goes through what a Roth IRA is and how to set one up, contribute to it and withdraw from it.
  5. Swap

    A swap is a derivative contract through which two parties exchange financial instruments, such as interest rates, commodities, ...
  6. Contract Size

    A contract size is the deliverable quantity of commodities or financial instruments underlying futures and option contracts ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Passive Investing

    Passive investing is an investment strategy that limits buying and selling actions. Passive investors will purchase investments ...
  2. Treasury Stock (Treasury Shares)

    The portion of shares that a company keeps in their own treasury.
  3. Residual Value

    How much a fixed asset is worth at the end of its lease, or at the end of its useful life. If you lease a car for three years, ...
  4. Minority Interest

    1. A significant but non-controlling ownership of less than 50% of a company's voting shares by either an investor or another ...
  5. Target Hash

    A target hash is a number that a hashed block header must be less than or equal to in order for a new block to be awarded.
  6. Payout Ratio

    Payout ratio is the proportion of earnings paid out as dividends to shareholders, typically expressed as a percentage.
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