Bonds FAQs

  1. How did Peter Young gain infamy as a "rogue trader"?

  2. We are in a 401(k) at work. Can we also do a Roth each year? If we can, can it also ...

  3. Do I still have to pay penalties and taxes on money that I don't roll over from a ...

  4. A customer has the following in his long margin account. Market value: $18,000, ...

  5. What is leakage?

  6. How do companies like Moody's rate bonds?

  7. Is a person an active participant in an employer-sponsored retirement plan if he ...

  8. What is the difference between inflation and stagflation?

  9. What is the history behind today's bankruptcy laws?

  10. Investment advisors must register with the SEC when their assets under management ...

  11. How do sunshine laws help investors?

  12. What is the salad oil scandal?

  13. What is a Chinese hedge?

  14. What is a baby bell?

  15. What are the penalties for withdrawing from my Traditional IRA less than a year after ...

  16. What is "hot money"?

  17. How did Joseph Jett cause Kidder, Peabody & Co. to lose over $350 million?

  18. How do I use a barbell strategy?

  19. How do I use a premium put convertible?

  20. Am I entitled to any of my ex-spouse's retirement plan benefits?

  21. What business processes were used to establish the Chevrolet motor company?

  22. How did derivatives trader Nick Leeson contribute to the fall of Barings Bank?

  23. Which of the following are tools that are employed by the Federal Reserve in its ...

  24. What was the first company to issue stock?

  25. What is a wild-card play?

  26. What is the doctor advisory scam?

  27. What happens when someone is given the golden boot?

  28. How did currency trader John Rusnak hide $691 million in losses before being caught ...

  29. Your client has a net short-term gain of $3,000 and a net long-term loss of $8,0 ...

  30. What is a vest fleece?

  31. What does "fool in the shower" mean?

  32. Can a church issue a bond?

  33. When looking at my online broker account, I see an account value, cash value and ...

  34. How many attempts at the Series 7 exam are permitted?

  35. How is the Parabolic SAR used in trading?

  36. What is the difference between arithmetic and geometric averages?

  37. How do I avoid paying excess taxes on securities I have sold?

  38. How can I tell if I'm eligible for an EITC?

  39. Why do longer term CDs pay a higher rate than the short-term CDs?

  40. What is the maximum amount of time that can elapse between CFA examinations?

  41. Where are the testing centers for the Series 7 examination?

  42. What is a subprime mortgage?

  43. Which is better, a fixed or variable rate loan?

  44. What types of plans allow catch-up contributions?

  45. Can I leave my pension to my spouse when I pass away?

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

  47. What is estate planning?

  48. What is market cannibalization?

  49. How do I use a rollercoaster swap?

  50. What was the Whitewater scandal?

  51. Use the following information about a customer’s margin account to answer the question.

  52. What are the differences between chapter 7 and chapter 11 bankruptcy?

  53. As a temporary resident of the US, can I withdraw funds from my Traditional IRA without ...

  54. I do not want to totally get out of my retirement 401(k), but I want to take 72(t) ...

  55. What's the difference between a Nasdaq market maker and a NYSE specialist?

  56. I'm about to retire. If I pay off my mortgage with after-tax money I have saved, ...

  57. How are a company's financial statements connected?

  58. What is a penny stock?

  59. What happens if I maintain a short position in a stock that is delisted and declares ...

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

  61. Why do option volume quotes differ on different websites?

  62. Why can you short sell an ETF but not an index fund?

  63. If a stock is delisted, do shareholders still own the stock?

  64. What is after-hours trading? Am I able to trade at this time?

  65. What is a "socially responsible" mutual fund?

  66. When should I take my Canadian Pension Plan distributions?

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

  68. What is the weighted average of outstanding shares? How is it calculated?

  69. I made involuntary contributions to a retirement plan while temporarily employed. ...

  70. My mother inherited my father's IRA. When she died, I received an account application ...

  71. What is the five-year waiting rule for Roth IRAs?

  72. What is the difference between a simple moving average and an exponential moving ...

  73. What is the difference between IAS and GAAP?

  74. What is the short/current long-term debt account on a company's balance sheet?

  75. How is spread calculated when trading in the forex market?

  76. Why won't my broker allow me to sell one stock and buy another on the same day?

  77. What is the difference between amortization and depreciation?

  78. I withdrew funds from my Roth IRA to contribute elsewhere. How will I be taxed?

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

  80. In M&A how does an all-stock or all-cash deal affect the equity of the buying company? ...

  81. What are the determinants of a stock's bid-ask spread?

  82. Can I trade a currency when its main market is closed?

  83. How are futures used to hedge a position?

  84. Who sets the price of commodities?

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

  86. Do I need to take the Series 6 examination after I have already successfully completed ...

  87. What happens to my call options if the underlying company is bought out?

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

  89. I sold my house. Can I exclude the gain from my income?

  90. I would like to invest in a dividend-paying stock. How can I find out which stocks ...

  91. Is it required to order the CFA guides in order to prepare for the CFA?

  92. How do I calculate the percentage gain or loss for my portfolio when all of the stocks ...

  93. Are there any continuing education requirements after I pass the Series 7 examination?

  94. How is margin interest calculated?

  95. What is the highest achievable FICO score?

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

  97. What causes a recession?

  98. Why did dotcom companies crash so drastically?

  99. What is a "gypsy swap"?

  100. What is an entrepreneur's elevator pitch?

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