Investing

  1. Why Leveraged ETFs Are Not a Long-Term Bet

    Leveraged ETFs aren't for the average investor. They can, however, present significant upside potential for the right type ...
  2. Top 4 Mutual Fund Holders of Coca-Cola

    Discover the top four largest mutual fund holders of Coca-Cola shares, and determine if their investment strategy can help ...
  3. Series 82

    The Series 82 is a certification giving financial professionals representing a sponsor organization the ability to transact ...
  4. Bogey

    Bogey is a buzzword that refers to a benchmark used to evaluate a fund's performance and risk characteristics.
  5. Redemption Mechanism

    A redemption mechanism refers to how market makers of exchange traded funds (ETF) help to reconcile the differences between ...
  6. Put Swaption

    A put swaption is a position on an interest rate swap that gives an entity the right to pay a fixed rate of interest and ...
  1. Queuing Theory

    Queuing theory is the mathematical study of the congestion and delays of waiting in line.
  2. Top 4 Small-Cap Stocks for 2018

    Looking at growth outlooks and price targets, these four small-cap stocks could be stellar for 2018.
  3. How Now, Dow? What Moves The DJIA?

    Find out how this index tracks market movements and where it falls short.
  4. Bitcoin Investors Face More Pain On Likely 35% Plunge

    Bitcoin's price decline may steepen, technical charts show
  5. Stock Market Has Best January In 20 Years As Bears Lurk

    January's soaring stock market indicates a bull year ahead, statistics show
  6. 5 Amazing Scientific Innovations That Affect Our Lives

    The list of scientific innovations is vast and includes advancements that affect us in areas such as communication, food, ...
  1. How Financial Advisors Can Adjust to Robo-advisors

    Advisors wary of robo-advisors should consider cutting their fees, being more tech-savvy and providing more specialized and ...
  2. Robo-Advisor (Robo-Adviser)

    Robo-advisors are digital platforms that provide automated, algorithm-driven financial planning services with little to no ...
  3. Schwab's New Robo-Advisor

    Schwab may not be the first company to offer a robo-advisor, but it's sure to make a big splash. Here's what it'll look like.
  4. What's the Best Robo-Advisor?

    Which robo-advisor is right for you? There are many factors to consider, including the breadth of services, ease of use and ...
  5. Robo-Advisors and a Human Touch: Better Together?

    Combining the services of traditional advisors and robo-advisors can offer the best of both worlds. But where does one start ...
  6. How to Evaluate a Robo-advisor (SCHW)

    With the addition of robo-advisors, investors have a variety of new choices when it comes to how they find help in managing ...
  1. Debt Tender Offer

    A debt tender offer is when a firm retires all or a portion of its debt securities by making an offer to its debtholders ...
  2. Bond Rating

    A bond rating is a grade given to bonds that indicates their credit quality.
  3. Reverse Repurchase Agreement

    A reverse repurchase agreement is the purchase of securities with the agreement to sell them at a higher price at a specific ...
  4. Floating-Rate Note - FRN

    A floating-rate note - FRN is a note with a variable interest rate which is usually adjusted every six months and is tied ...
  5. Debt Security

    A debt security is an instrument bought or sold between two parties and has basic terms defined, such as notional amount ...
  6. Banker's Acceptance - BA

    A banker's acceptance (BA) is a short-term debt instrument issued by a firm that is guaranteed by a commercial bank.
  1. Debtor-in-Possession Financing (DIP Financing)

    Debtor-in-possession financing (DIP financing) is a special kind of financing meant for companies that are financially distressed ...
  2. The Nasdaq Pre-Market: What You Need to Know

    Curious about Nasdaq pre-market or extended-hours trading? Here's a quick guide.
  3. Business Exit Strategy

    A business exit strategy is an entrepreneur's strategic plan to sell their ownership in a company to investors or another ...
  4. Queuing Theory

    Queuing theory is the mathematical study of the congestion and delays of waiting in line.
  5. Can You Count on Goodwill?

    Carefully examine goodwill and its sources before considering the value of your investment.
  6. Virtual Office

    A virtual office gives businesses a physical address and office-related services without the overhead of a long lease and ...
  1. Clean Bill Of Lading

    A clean bill of lading is one kind of bill of lading, declaring that there was no damage to or loss of goods during shipment. ...
  2. Debt Tender Offer

    A debt tender offer is when a firm retires all or a portion of its debt securities by making an offer to its debtholders ...
  3. China's State Administration Of Foreign Exchange (SAFE)

    China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) is China's foreign exchange regulatory agency.
  4. Import

    An import is a good or service brought into one country from another and, along with exports, are components of international ...
  5. Fixed Exchange Rate

    A fixed exchange rate is a regime where the official exchange rate is fixed to another country's currency (or the price of ...
  6. European Union - EU

    The European Union (EU) is a group of countries that acts as one economic unit in the world economy with one official currency, ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Quick Ratio

    The quick ratio measures a company’s ability to meet its short-term obligations with its most liquid assets.
  2. Inventory Turnover

    Inventory Turnover is a ratio showing how many times a company's inventory is sold and replaced over a period. The days in ...
  3. Mutual Fund

    Mutual funds combine money from many investors to invest in a portfolio of stocks, bonds or other securities.
  4. Dividend

    A dividend is a distribution of a portion of a company's earnings, decided by the board of directors, to a class of its shareholders.
  5. Watchlist

    A watchlist is list of securities being monitored for potential trading or investing opportunities.
  6. Wealth Management

    A high-level professional service that combines financial/investment advice, accounting/tax services, retirement planning ...
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