Investing FAQs

  1. If I am American, can I buy a foreign mutual fund?

  2. Where can I get a company's prospectus and/or financial statements?

  3. If I buy a $1,000 bond with a coupon of 10% and a maturity in 10 years, will I receive ...

  4. What's the difference between old- and new-economy stocks?

  5. What is the ideal number of stocks to have in a portfolio?

  6. Can technical analysis be called a self-fulfilling prophecy?

  7. Why do companies issue debt and bonds? Can't they just borrow from the bank?

  8. Is finance an art or a science?

  9. What's the difference between short-term investments in marketable securities and ...

  10. I keep hearing about the 50-day, 100-day and 200-day moving averages. What do they ...

  11. Can a bond be traded over-the-counter?

  12. What is political risk and what can a multinational company do to minimize exposure?

  13. How do you calculate the cost basis for a mutual fund over an extended time period?

  14. Why would a multinational corporation conduct a vertical foreign direct investment?

  15. Can you place a stop-loss order on a mutual fund?

  16. Is there a limit to how many stocks and/or bonds an interested investor can buy? ...

  17. How should I estimate my income from fixed sources like bonds, CDs and stocks?

  18. How do I open a Swiss bank account, and what makes them so special?

  19. Who is Mr. Copper?

  20. How can I buy oil as an investment?

  21. Are long-term U.S. government bonds risk-free?

  22. How are the interest charges calculated on my margin account?

  23. How does an investor make money on bonds?

  24. How do you calculate the percentage gain or loss on an investment?

  25. What do the phrases "sell to open", "buy to close", "buy to open", and "sell to close" ...

  26. Is it possible to short sell a bond?

  27. Is technical analysis used only to analyze stocks?

  28. Does the party loaning shares in a short sale transaction benefit in any way other ...

  29. What are the risks of investing in a bond?

  30. How do I measure option liquidity?

  31. Who are the key players in the bond market?

  32. Where can I get bond market quotes?

  33. Can a bond have a negative yield?

  34. Why is it that when investors realize returns on a mutual fund, its price tends to ...

  35. How do businesses decide whether to do FDI via green field investments or acquisitions?

  36. What do the bracketed numbers following a technical indicator mean?

  37. How can a futures trader exit a position prior to expiration?

  38. How do I find mutual funds that track indexes?

  39. How do I calculate my gains and/or losses when I sell a stock?

  40. What is the "random walk theory" and what does it mean for investors?

  41. When you buy a stock in a company, does it necessarily mean that one of the shareholders ...

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

  43. If I own a stock in a company, do I get a say in the company's operations?

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

  45. What's the difference between a stop and a limit order?

  46. What is a tranche?

  47. What are "I Bonds" and how can I buy them?

  48. If I short sell $5,000 worth of stock and the stock becomes worthless, I have made ...

  49. What do people mean when they say debt is a relatively cheaper form of finance than ...

  50. I placed a limit order to buy a stock after the market closed, but the stock's price ...

  51. How do I figure out my cost basis on a stock investment?

  52. What is the haircut rate imposed by clearing corporations?

  53. What parties are involved in the creation of an American depositary receipt?

  54. Why are big foreign companies considering delisting their American depositary receipts?

  55. Why do some stock quotes appear in bold print in the newspaper?

  56. How do segregated funds differ from mutual funds?

  57. Why do all mutual fund tickers have an X at the end?

  58. When my mutual fund declares an income distribution, the fund price falls by a similar ...

  59. I have a KSOP through my employer that I've invested 100% in company stock. I am ...

  60. How much will it cost me to become a casual investor on my own?

  61. The risk an investor is most likely to encounter when investing in a Standard & Poor’s ...

  62. What is the quickest, easiest and cheapest way to buy a bond?

  63. What does it mean to book the basis?

  64. What is the difference between asset-based lending and asset financing?

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