Investing FAQs

  1. How safe are money market accounts?

  2. What is the difference between a collateralized mortgage obligation (CMO) and a collateralized bond obligation (CBO)?

  3. What is a subprime mortgage?

  4. Is a money market account the same as a money market fund?

  5. What typically comprises a money market fund?

  6. What is the difference between a REIT and a master limited partnership

  7. What is the difference between exchange traded funds (ETFs) and closed end funds?

  8. Why are MLP ETFs so expensive?

  9. What advantages do exchange-traded funds have over mutual funds?

  10. Who are BMW's main suppliers?

  11. When do you invest in a commingled fund vs. separate account?

  12. How do leveraged ETFs compound volatility? (SPXL)

  13. What are the advantages and disadvantages of mutual funds?

  14. How can I prevent commissions and fees from eating up my trading profits?

  15. What's the difference between a load and no-load mutual fund?

  16. What is graphene? (HAYD.L, TSLA)

  17. What is a good debt ratio, and what is a bad debt ratio?

  18. How can I track gold prices?

  19. Why are stocks and oil so correlated right now?

  20. What is an appropriate large cap mutual fund fee?

  21. Why don't mutual funds trade like stocks?

  22. What is the 50/20/30 budget rule?

  23. How does a stop-loss order work, and what price is used to trigger the order?

  24. What is an appropriate small cap mutual fund fee?

  25. Do hedge funds have ticker symbols?

  26. Is risk parity a safe investment strategy?

  27. Is the upfront cost of Class A mutual fund shares worth it?

  28. Why are mutual fund investment minimums different?

  29. How does correlation affect the stock market?

  30. What is a good turnover ratio for a mutual fund?

  31. How liquid are BlackRock mutual funds? (BLK)

  32. When does a growth stock turn into a value opportunity?

  33. What is finance?

  34. What is comparative advantage?

  35. What is securitization?

  36. What is the formula for calculating EBITDA?

  37. What is the formula for calculating the debt-to-equity ratio?

  38. Do mutual funds require a demat account?

  39. Do plane tickets get cheaper closer to the date of departure?

  40. Are secured personal loans better than unsecured loans?

  41. How many free credit reports can you get per year?

  42. Is the Wall Street Journal considered to be a conservative publisher?

  43. Can hedge funds trade penny stocks?

  44. Does an FHA loan require a down payment?

  45. How liquid are Vanguard mutual funds?

  46. Do FHA loans have closing costs?

  47. Do banks offer FHA loans?

  48. Who actually owns the Wall Street Journal?

  49. Do financial advisors charge VATs?

  50. Which mutual funds made money in 2008?

  51. Does OptionsHouse have mutual funds?

  52. Why do some oil refineries get tax exemptions?

  53. Should mutual funds be subject to more regulation?

  54. How do mutual funds work in India?

  55. Can hedge fund returns be replicated?

  56. Can working capital be depreciated?

  57. Do working capital funds expire?

  58. When are mutual fund orders executed?

  59. What are the dividend reinvestment options for a mutual fund?

  60. Do mutual funds have CUSIP numbers?

  61. How often do target-date funds rebalance?

  62. Do hedge funds manipulate stock prices?

  63. How do mutual fund trades clear and settle?

  64. Does mutual fund manager tenure matter?

  65. Do hedge funds have ISIN numbers?

  66. Which mutual funds have the lowest fees?

  67. Do ETFs pay capital gains?

  68. How does escheatment affect a company's shareholders?

  69. Do hedge funds invest in mutual funds?

  70. How do real estate hedge funds work?

  71. Are Vanguard ETFs commission-free?

  72. Do Vanguard ETFs require a minimum investment?

  73. Can a mutual fund's shares split?

  74. Do hedge funds invest in commodities?

  75. Can mutual funds have beneficiaries?

  76. How much working capital does a small business need?

  77. Is QVC publicly traded? (QVCA, QVCB)

  78. Can mutual fund expense ratios be negative?

  79. Do Vanguard ETFs pay dividends?

  80. Are ETFs considered derivatives?

  81. Are target-date funds (TDFs) actively managed?

  82. Can you buy Vanguard funds through another brokerage?

  83. What does high working capital say about a company's financial prospects?

  84. Do hedge funds invest in bonds?

  85. Have hedge funds eroded market opportunities?

  86. Are hedge funds on the buy side or the sell side?

  87. Can hedge funds outperform the market?

  88. Do mutual funds pay dividends or interest?

  89. Can you invest in mutual funds on E*TRADE?

  90. Do mutual fund trading costs hurt your bottom line?

  91. Why do ETFs have fees?

  92. What are Vanguard's Admiral Shares?

  93. How can working capital affect a company's finances?

  94. What can working capital be used for?

  95. What are working capital costs?

  96. What happens to the value of a mutual fund when a stock splits?

  97. What does low working capital say about a company's financial prospects?

  98. Do variable annuities guarantee returns of principal?

  99. Can mutual funds use leverage?

  100. What fees are associated with target-date funds?

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