Investing FAQs

  1. Why have mutual funds become so popular?

  2. Who do hedge funds lend money to?

  3. Do mutual funds pay dividends?

  4. Can working capital be too high?

  5. Does working capital include inventory?

  6. Does working capital include salaries?

  7. What licenses does a hedge fund manager need to have?

  8. What do hedge fund analysts do?

  9. Can mutual funds invest in hedge funds?

  10. Why is Panama considered a tax haven?

  11. What are the biggest disadvantages of annuities?

  12. What are the risks of annuities in a recession?

  13. Do financial advisors get paid by mutual funds?

  14. Why is fiduciary duty so important?

  15. When are mutual funds considered a bad investment?

  16. Why do financial advisors have a fiduciary responsibility?

  17. Can mutual funds invest in derivatives?

  18. What fees do financial advisors charge?

  19. Can your car insurance company check your driving record?

  20. How often do mutual funds pay capital gains?

  21. How often do mutual funds report their holdings?

  22. How can I find tax-exempt mutual funds?

  23. How do mutual funds split?

  24. Are mutual funds considered cash equivalents?

  25. Are mutual funds considered equity securities?

  26. Can dividends be paid out monthly?

  27. Can mutual funds invest in private equity?

  28. Are dividends considered an asset?

  29. Do mutual fund companies pay taxes?

  30. Can mutual funds invest in options and futures?

  31. Can mutual funds invest in MLPs?

  32. Why do mutual fund companies charge management fees?

  33. Can mutual funds invest in REITs?

  34. Are mutual funds considered liquid assets?

  35. Are mutual funds better than single stocks?

  36. Is Mexico an emerging market economy?

  37. How do financial advisors charge fees?

  38. Why do mutual funds require minimum investments?

  39. What are some of the most common technical indicators that back up Doji patterns?

  40. Are high yield bonds a good investment?

  41. What is a profit and loss (P&L) statement and why do companies publish them?

  42. How do I use discounted cash flow (DCF) to value stock?

  43. Are dividends considered passive or ordinary income?

  44. Is dividend income taxable?

  45. How do dividends affect net asset value (NAV) in mutual funds?

  46. Are mutual funds considered retirement accounts?

  47. How do dividends affect the balance sheet?

  48. Do mutual funds invest only in stocks?

  49. Who actually declares a dividend?

  50. Why are mutual funds not FDIC-insured?

  51. Can mutual funds invest in commodities?

  52. Can mutual funds invest in IPOs?

  53. Where exactly do dividends come from?

  54. Are dividends considered an expense?

  55. Do dividends go on the balance sheet?

  56. Can mutual funds outperform savings accounts?

  57. Can mutual funds invest in private companies?

  58. How do dividends affect retained earnings?

  59. Why is my 401(k) not FDIC-Insured?

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  62. Are stocks real assets?

  63. How are non-qualified variable annuities taxed?

  64. Do penny stocks pay dividends?

  65. Can you buy penny stocks in an IRA?

  66. What is the formula for calculating compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in Excel?

  67. Where do penny stocks trade?

  68. Where can I buy penny stocks?

  69. What is a stock split? Why do stocks split?

  70. Is my IRA/Roth IRA FDIC-Insured?

  71. What is the formula for calculating weighted average cost of capital (WACC) in Excel?

  72. Can my child have an IRA/Roth IRA?

  73. What is the relationship between the current yield and risk?

  74. What assumptions are made when conducting a t-test?

  75. What is the difference between called-up share capital and paid-up share capital?

  76. How do dividend distributions affect additional paid in capital?

  77. Why can additional paid in capital never have a negative balance?

  78. How do I place an order to buy or sell shares?

  79. Is there a difference between financial spread betting and arbitrage?

  80. When does the fixed charge coverage ratio suggest that a company should stop borrowing ...

  81. Why would a corporation issue convertible bonds?

  82. What is the difference between the return on total assets and an interest rate?

  83. When does the holding period on a stock dividend start?

  84. Does index trading increase market vulnerability?

  85. What does a high turnover ratio signify for an investment fund?

  86. What is the utility function and how is it calculated?

  87. How are American Depository Receipts (ADRs) priced?

  88. How does additional paid in capital affect retained earnings?

  89. How does a forward contract differ from a call option?

  90. What types of capital are not considered share capital?

  91. What is the difference between passive and active asset management?

  92. Why do companies enter into futures contracts?

  93. How can EV/EBITDA be used in conjunction with the P/E ratio?

  94. How does the bond market react to changes in the Federal Funds Rate?

  95. How do I use the holding period return yield to evaluate my bond portfolio?

  96. What is the relationship between current yield and yield to maturity (YTM)?

  97. How can a company reduce the unsystematic risk of its own security issues?

  98. What is a 'busted' convertible bond?

  99. How can I use the holding period return yield to determine whether or not I should ...

  100. What is the difference between issued share capital and subscribed share capital?

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