Bonds FAQs

  1. What is a triple tax-free municipal bond?

  2. What is the difference between redemption of shares and repurchase of shares?

  3. How do NGOs get funding?

  4. How are capital gains and dividends taxed differently?

  5. Is a dividend reduction a signal to sell?

  6. What is pay-as-you-drive auto insurance?

  7. Are 401(k) loans taxed?

  8. If a LEAP option is purchased and held for more than 12 months, is the tax treatment ...

  9. What is an annuity?

  10. How does the government spend my taxes?

  11. What is the difference between a credit report and a credit score?

  12. What is a monopoly?

  13. Who is eligible for student loan forgiveness?

  14. What is the difference between a stock buyback and management buyout?

  15. What is a stock ticker?

  16. What is an asset?

  17. What exactly is a startup?

  18. What happens if I cannot pay a margin call?

  19. How do you flip a home?

  20. How do I start using technical analysis?

  21. Is there ever a bad time to invest in gold?

  22. What is a reasonable amount of debt?

  23. How are share prices set?

  24. Where can I look for a financial planner?

  25. What is the difference between positive and normative economics?

  26. Can my insurance company refuse me coverage?

  27. When buying a car, is it better to have a trade in or a down payment?

  28. Is it a good idea to buy mutual funds from banks?

  29. What should you do when you're five years from retiring?

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

  31. What are the differences between a 401K and an IRA?

  32. Does paying my utility bills on time improve my credit score?

  33. How old should you be to get life insurance?

  34. What is QE3 (quantitative easing)?

  35. If I am looking to get an Investment Banking job. What education do employers prefer? ...

  36. Is it possible to beat the market?

  37. What is an IPO lock-up period and how long is it?

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

  39. Can I still pass the CFA Level I if I do poorly in the ethics section?

  40. What is a dividend?

  41. How do I retire?

  42. How does TARP affect the economy?

  43. Where can I purchase options?

  44. How is Libor determined?

  45. Suppose my garage collapsed onto my car. Are damages covered by my home insurance ...

  46. What credit cards offer the lowest interest rates?

  47. I recently got married and now we (together) have two houses (hers and mine). I have ...

  48. Why should I pay myself first?

  49. How can I invest in a foreign exchange market?

  50. What is the difference between investing and trading?

  51. What is the difference between weighted average shares outstanding and basic weighted ...

  52. I want to transfer my house title to my child, what are the costs and tax consequences ...

  53. What are the main differences between the Republican and Democratic approaches to ...

  54. What are austerity measures?

  55. Why do interest rates change?

  56. What are Government Pension Offsets, and who is subject to them?

  57. How do you plan for retirement if you have multiple employers? Can you combine retirement ...

  58. What are the biggest factors that can affect my credit score?

  59. I have a 403(b) from a old employer. I would like to convert it to a 401(k). How ...

  60. What is finance?

  61. How does a company switch from one stock exchange to another?

  62. What is the relationship between inflation and interest rates?

  63. What is a derivative?

  64. If you have a house that is under your company name and you want to sell it back ...

  65. Should I pay my mortgage with my credit card to earn credit card rewards?

  66. Our broker switched firms in the middle of 2011. As a result we lost track of our ...

  67. What do the terms weak dollar and strong dollar mean?

  68. What is the correlation between American stock prices and the value of the U.S. dollar?

  69. What is the hard-to-borrow list?

  70. What is the difference between risk tolerance and risk capacity?

  71. What is "whoops" and how did it come to refer to one of the biggest municipal bond ...

  72. How do you make money trading money?

  73. How does margin trading in the forex market work?

  74. How do I convert dollars to pounds, euros to yen, or francs to dollars, etc.?

  75. Why is the U.S. dollar shown on the top of some currency pairs and on the bottom ...

  76. What is the difference between trading currency futures and spot FX?

  77. What does it mean when there is "price action"?

  78. Can a company be state-run and publicly traded at the same time?

  79. How can I trade in cross currency pairs if my forex account is denominated in U.S. ...

  80. Why is currency always quoted in pairs?

  81. Where do most fund managers get their market information?

  82. What do the different types of mutual fund classes mean?

  83. If my mortgage lender goes bankrupt, do I still have to pay my mortgage?

  84. What are the rules for placing stop and limit orders in forex?

  85. Is it possible to trade forex options?

  86. How can I use layaway plans for budgeting?

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

  88. What does deflation mean to investors?

  89. How do I use an arbitrage strategy in forex trading?

  90. How are international exchange rates set?

  91. Do ETFs have a board of directors?

  92. Is it possible to invest in an index?

  93. What is the double taxation of dividends?

  94. I don't understand how a stock has a trading price of 5.97, but when I buy it I have ...

  95. What is a trade deficit and what effect will it have on the stock market?

  96. What impact does a higher non-farm payroll have on the forex market?

  97. Is there any way to check the historical rates of different currencies?

  98. How can I start an IRA for my child?

  99. How are life insurance proceeds taxed?

  100. Why can't I enter two sell orders on the same stock?

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