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  1. Introduction to Level II Quotes

    Find out what's happening in a given stock with this service showing Nasdaq market makers' best bid and ask prices.
  2. July's Tough, but These Stocks Tend to Do Well (AMGN, HCP)

    July isn't a great month for the stock market historically, but these stocks tend to perform well.
  3. Micron Stock: Double Top or Consolidation? (MU)

    Micron stock has risen more than 40% this year, but the trend has lost momentum heading into earnings this week.
  4. Citigroup Stock Is Ready to Break Out Again

    Share of Citigroup have a solid floor and should continue to strengthen.
  5. KB Home Uptrend Accelerates After Positive Earnings (KBH, DHI)

    KB Home extended its rally following second quarter earnings as the housing market remains strong.
  6. 3 Charts Show Why the SPDR Gold Trust Will Fall

    Recent activity shows a trend to the downside for the SPDR Gold Trust.
  1. Introduction to Level II Quotes

    Find out what's happening in a given stock with this service showing Nasdaq market makers' best bid and ask prices.
  2. Tech's Big Guns Could See Upside During Mark-Up (FB, MSFT)

    These Nasdaq-100 tech winners could gain ground into early July as fund managers tidy up their quarterly performance reports.
  3. How does a company move from an OTC market to a major exchange?

    The over-the-counter market is not an actual exchange like the NYSE or Nasdaq. Instead, it is a network of companies that ...
  4. Commodities Trading: An Overview

    Even non-professional traders can participate in the commodities markets. Here's how:
  5. Butterfly Spread

    A neutral option strategy combining bull and bear spreads. Butterfly spreads use four option contracts with the same expiration ...
  6. Top 5 Pharmaceutical ETFs of 2017

    It was a bad year for pharmaceutical stocks. These are the five biggest ETF players in the sector.
Hot Definitions
  1. Book Value

    1. The value at which an asset is carried on a balance sheet. To calculate, take the cost of an asset minus the accumulated ...
  2. Dividend Yield

    A financial ratio that shows how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.
  3. Fixed-Income Security

    An investment that provides a return in the form of fixed periodic payments and the eventual return of principal at maturity. ...
  4. Free Cash Flow - FCF

    A measure of financial performance calculated as operating cash flow minus capital expenditures. Free cash flow (FCF) represents ...
  5. Leverage Ratio

    Any ratio used to calculate the financial leverage of a company to get an idea of the company's methods of financing or to ...
  6. Two And Twenty

    A type of compensation structure that hedge fund managers typically employ in which part of compensation is performance based. ...
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