Markets FAQs

  1. What is the difference between systemic risk and systematic risk?

  2. In forex, what are the commodity pairs?

  3. Which is TRUE about Treasury bond futures?

  4. How do I employ a cash-and-carry trade?

  5. What are all of the securities markets in the U.S.A?

  6. What is a V-shaped recovery and how is it different from other recoveries?

  7. What does it mean when futures prices are in contango?

  8. Which insurance policies do I really need?

  9. Why is the British pound / U.S. dollar currency pair known as "trading the cable"?

  10. What is the significance of a Schedule 13D?

  11. The SEC's Rule 144

  12. What is an unregistered mutual fund?

  13. What is a permanent portfolio?

  14. What is a growth recession?

  15. What was the most miserable day for financial markets according to the Misery Index?

  16. Is it possible to short sell real estate?

  17. A Straddle

  18. What is an alligator spread?

  19. What is the gold standard?

  20. What was the Gold Reserve Act?

  21. What is moral hazard?

  22. Under the Investment Company Act of 1940, an investment company must have minimum ...

  23. Which statement(s) is/are FALSE about market risk?

  24. What is the difference between an acquisition and a takeover?

  25. What was the first company with a $1 billion market cap?

  26. All of these apply to an option exercise notice EXCEPT:

  27. What are some cheaper alternatives to sending children to summer camp?

  28. Why should I invest in the market when I can buy and sell houses or cars?

  29. What burst the Mississippi bubble?

  30. Which statement about the New York Stock Exchange is FALSE?

  31. Is there short selling in China?

  32. When and why did the euro make its debut as a currency?

  33. What is a Greenspan put?

  34. How do indexes determine which stocks are removed or added to them?

  35. When did the U.S. start using paper money?

  36. What was the millionaire boom?

  37. How do I invest in the Nasdaq or the NYSE? Is it even possible? Would I want to? ...

  38. How do I know if I am buying unregistered securities or stocks?

  39. Why did Tyco's financial statements attract the SEC's attention in 2002?

  40. Why would a company do a reverse merger instead of an IPO?

  41. Why is Frank Quattrone credited with contributing to the growth of the dotcom bubble?

  42. Where can I find all of the stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average?

  43. What is the difference between return on equity and return on capital?

  44. What currency is affected by the interest rate decisions of the Bank of England (BoE)? ...

  45. What is an unregistered security scam?

  46. What does it mean when advertisers say that "financing is available"? Should I trust ...

  47. What is the difference between inflation and stagflation?

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

  49. What is the salad oil scandal?

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

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

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

  53. What is a wild-card play?

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

  55. What is a vest fleece?

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

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

  58. Is it important to check the professional history of my investment advisor?

  59. I own options on a stock, and it's just announced a split. What happens to my options?

  60. What requirements must a company meet for options to be traded on its stock?

  61. Is there such a thing as a nano cap or micro cap index?

  62. What does the law say about non-U.S. citizens buying stocks of U.S. companies? Are ...

  63. Do traders, market makers, specialists or others ever deliberately drive a stock's ...

  64. What is an evergreen provision and how does it affect shareholders?

  65. What methods can be used to fund a forex account?

  66. What is options backdating?

  67. Why are the bid and ask quotes usually so far away from each other in after-hours ...

  68. What is variable life insurance?

  69. What is meant by "full disclosure"?

  70. What does it mean to have "dry powder"?

  71. What does it mean when a stock trades on the Pink Sheets or the OTCBB?

  72. My company is the trustee of our 401k plan (which has 112 participants). What are ...

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

  74. What is the difference between a merger and a takeover?

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

  76. What is the difference between hedging and speculation?

  77. Why are corporations so concerned about their stock price?

  78. How can unethical executives use options backdating to evade taxes?

  79. At what point in the ordering process does a broker charge commission?

  80. What types of accounts are available for forex trading?

  81. How do interest rate changes implemented by the Fed affect the stock market?

  82. What is Black Monday?

  83. Is there a world currency? If so, what is it?

  84. What does a cut in interest rates mean for the stock market?

  85. I converted my former IRA to a Roth for tax purposes in 1998, so even though the ...

  86. What is the difference between a global fund and an international fund?

  87. Why did the New York Stock Exchange report prices in fractions before it switched ...

  88. Can a stop-loss order be used to protect a short sale transaction?

  89. What is a staggered board?

  90. My brokerage firm won't allow naked option positions. What does this mean?

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

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

  93. Can an option be exercised on the expiration date?

  94. What does it mean when a bond has a put option?

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

  96. Is an earnings surprise priced into the opening value by market makers or does the ...

  97. Are eurodollars related to the currency called the euro?

  98. What will happen to my SEP IRA if I leave my current employer?

  99. Which is better for tax deductions, itemization or a standard deduction?

  100. How do I register for the CFA program for the first time?

  101. What are managed futures?

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