Investing FAQs

  1. Do home appraisers use Zillow? (Z)

  2. What Home-Buying Costs Can I Deduct from Taxes?

  3. How should I analyze a company's financial statements?

  4. Free & operating cash flows: What's the Difference?

  5. How do you read a P&L statement?

  6. Why do some companies pay a dividend, while other companies do not?

  7. What is the best way to diversify an investment portfolio?

  8. What is a good annual return for a mutual fund?

  9. What is the Difference Between Operating Income and Net Income?

  10. Why would you keep funds in a money market account and not a savings account?

  11. How does Warren Buffett choose the companies he buys?

  12. How can I make my home run on energy that is 100% off the grid?

  13. Are high yield bonds a good investment?

  14. How are ETF fees deducted?

  15. How can I invest in gold?

  16. Are all bank accounts insured by the FDIC?

  17. What does it mean when people say they "beat the market"? How do they know they have done so?

  18. How are you taxed after selling a mutual fund in an IRA?

  19. What exactly is an ETF portfolio?

  20. Why would a person choose a mutual fund over an individual stock?

  21. How do I value the shares that I own in a private company?

  22. What is a mutual fund's NAV?

  23. What are the advantages of an index fund over an ETF?

  24. Which country has the most gold?

  25. What determines the price of a bond in the open market?

  26. What does a negative bond yield mean?

  27. Why the British Pound Is Stronger Than the U.S. Dollar

  28. How do I become a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)?

  29. Can you invest in hedge funds?

  30. What is the minimum amount of money that I can invest in a mutual fund?

  31. What is the difference between passive and active portfolio management?

  32. Does marrying someone with bad credit affect my credit score?

  33. When did the real estate bubble burst?

  34. What is the difference between investing and speculating?

  35. What's the difference between a mutual fund and a hedge fund?

  36. How can I buy oil as an investment?

  37. I want to start buying stocks. Where do I start?

  38. Besides a savings account, where is the safest place to keep my money?

  39. Are money market funds considered cash?

  40. Are money market accounts considered checking or savings?

  41. Are money market dividends qualified?

  42. How safe are money market accounts?

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

  44. What is a subprime mortgage?

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

  46. What typically comprises a money market fund?

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

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

  49. Why are MLP ETFs so expensive?

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

  51. Who are BMW's main suppliers?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  59. How can I track gold prices?

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

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

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

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

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

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

  66. Do hedge funds have ticker symbols?

  67. Is risk parity a safe investment strategy?

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

  69. Why are mutual fund investment minimums different?

  70. How does correlation affect the stock market?

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

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

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

  74. What is finance?

  75. What is comparative advantage?

  76. Do mutual funds require a demat account?

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

  78. Are secured personal loans better than unsecured loans?

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

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

  81. Can hedge funds trade penny stocks?

  82. Does an FHA loan require a down payment?

  83. How liquid are Vanguard mutual funds?

  84. Do FHA loans have closing costs?

  85. Do banks offer FHA loans?

  86. Who actually owns the Wall Street Journal?

  87. Do financial advisors charge VATs?

  88. Which mutual funds made money in 2008?

  89. Does OptionsHouse have mutual funds?

  90. Why do some oil refineries get tax exemptions?

  91. Should mutual funds be subject to more regulation?

  92. How do mutual funds work in India?

  93. Can hedge fund returns be replicated?

  94. Can working capital be depreciated?

  95. Do working capital funds expire?

  96. When are mutual fund orders executed?

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

  98. Do mutual funds have CUSIP numbers?

  99. How often do target-date funds rebalance?

  100. Do hedge funds manipulate stock prices?

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