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  1. Effect of Interest Rates on Enterprise Products (EPD)

    Signals from the Fed indicate rates will be raised in the near future. Investors who seek income from their investments may ...
  2. FXCM Upgrades Software - Is It Enough? (FXCM)

    FXCM is upgrading its technology to encourage more active trading, but will it help the beleaguered brokerage?
  3. Energy Fuels Announces $10M Bought Deal Offering (UUUU)

    Energy Fuels will use the proceeds to fund various projects, including shaft sinking and evaluation at its high-grade Canyon ...
  4. AK Steel Falls Favorable Trade Commission Ruling (AKS)

    U.S. steel producer AK Steel Holding Corporation couldn't escape the negative market sentiment Tuesday.
  5. Weekly Sell Signals Going Off on Major Index Funds (SPY, QQQ)

    The S&P500 and Nasdaq-100 have entered weekly sell cycles that predict weakness and lower prices in the next six to eight ...
  6. 'Go West' Project To Accelerate Trans-Pacific Trading (VIRT)

    With more arbitrage and trading opportunities, HFT firms see major benefits in getting on the long-distance, high-speed network.
  1. Wirehouse Broker

    A non-independent broker working for a wirehouse firm, or a firm with multiple branches such as a national brokerage house. ...
  2. Fair Value

    The estimated value of all assets and liabilities of an acquired company used to consolidate the financial statements of ...
  3. Advisors' Guide to Robo-Advisors

    Advisor Tina Powell shares her advice for examining robo-advisors.
  4. Deck

    The number of open orders that a broker is working with at any one time. A broker with a large deck must efficiently find ...
  5. Credit Linked Note - CLN

    A security with an embedded credit default swap allowing the issuer to transfer a specific credit risk to credit investors. ...
  6. Cheapest to Deliver - CTD

    In a futures contract, the cheapest security that can be delivered to the long position to satisfy the contract specifications. ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Foreign Exchange Reserves

    Foreign exchange reserves are reserve assets held by a central bank in foreign currencies, used to back liabilities on their ...
  2. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

    A regulation implemented on Jan. 1, 1994, that decreased and eventually eliminated tariffs to encourage economic activity ...
  3. Trickle-Down Theory

    An economic idea which states that decreasing marginal and capital gains tax rates - especially for corporations, investors ...
  4. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
  5. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
  6. Sharpe Ratio

    The Sharpe Ratio is a measure for calculating risk-adjusted return, and this ratio has become the industry standard for such ...
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