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  1. What is the minimum amount of money that I can invest in ...
    Retirement

    What is the minimum amount of money that I can invest in ...

    Learn about investing in mutual funds even with a smaller initial investment; there are many funds available to investors with smaller purchase amounts.
  2. Why should I keep records on my tax-exempt bond transactions?
    Taxes

    Why should I keep records on my tax-exempt bond transactions?

    Keep your purchase records on all investments, including tax-exempt bonds. Though the interest is tax-free, you may owe taxes if you sell your bond for a gain.
  3. How long will it take for a bond to reach its face value?
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    How long will it take for a bond to reach its face value?

    Learn when different savings bonds reach face value, and determine the best time to cash them in to get the highest return on your money.
  4. How long can I hold my HH/H Bonds and still earn interest?
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    How long can I hold my HH/H Bonds and still earn interest?

    Take advantage of your bond investment and learn how long you can hold on to your Series H/HH Bonds and still earn interest and receive interest payments.
  5. What are the main components of the Federal Reserve's balance ...
    Economics

    What are the main components of the Federal Reserve's balance ...

    Find out which items are listed as assets and liabilities on the balance sheet of the Federal Reserve, and how to read the Fed's weekly financial report.
  6. What's more important, cash flow or profits?
    Investing Basics

    What's more important, cash flow or profits?

    Learn about the different effects that cash flow and profit have on a business so you can decide which aspect to focus on.
  7. Which leverage ratios are most useful for analyzing manufacturing ...
    Fundamental Analysis

    Which leverage ratios are most useful for analyzing manufacturing ...

    See which leverage ratios investors and creditors are likely to use when analyzing the debt burdens for manufacturing companies.
  8. What are the maturity terms for Treasury bonds?
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    What are the maturity terms for Treasury bonds?

    Learn how treasury bonds pay interest, when they reach maturity and the differences between terms for treasury bonds and treasury notes.
  9. What determines the price of a bond in the open market?
    Bonds & Fixed Income

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

    Learn more about some of the factors that influence the valuation of bonds on the open market, and why bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.
  10. What are some examples of how cash flows can be manipulated ...
    Personal Finance

    What are some examples of how cash flows can be manipulated ...

    Read about some of the most common accounting techniques that can be used to manipulate the operating cash flow on a company's financial statements.
  11. Where can I find the balance sheet of a country?
    Fundamental Analysis

    Where can I find the balance sheet of a country?

    Learn where to find balance sheets for different countries. Explore how different accounting standards may affect the quality of balance sheet data.
  12. What is the difference between cash flow and free cash flow?
    Fundamental Analysis

    What is the difference between cash flow and free cash flow?

    Learn about the main differences between cash flow and free cash flow. In addition to the differences, learn how to calculate cash flow and free cash flow. .
  13. What's the difference between levered and unlevered free ...
    Fundamental Analysis

    What's the difference between levered and unlevered free ...

    The difference between levered and unlevered free cash flow can determine if a business has the means or financial ability to expand its operations.
  14. Is free cash flow the same as net free cash flow?
    Trading Strategies

    Is free cash flow the same as net free cash flow?

    Know the difference between your net cash flow and free cash flow when pitching your company to any of your potential stockholders.
  15. What's the lowest year-over-year inflation rate in the history ...
    Investing Basics

    What's the lowest year-over-year inflation rate in the history ...

    Learn about years with the lowest year-over-inflation in U.S. history. Read about how inflation is calculated using the consumer price index or estimates of it.
  16. How is accumulation area calculated?
    Charts & Patterns

    How is accumulation area calculated?

    Explore the use of accumulation areas in the analysis of traded securities. Learn about on-balance volume and its role in identifying accumulation areas.
  17. How is the Accumulative Swing Index calculated?
    Charts & Patterns

    How is the Accumulative Swing Index calculated?

    Learn how the accumulative swing index is calculated using swing index. Explore absolute value and how it is used in the calculation of the ASI.
  18. What are the differences between a bar chart and candle ...
    Charts & Patterns

    What are the differences between a bar chart and candle ...

    Explore the difference between bar and candlestick charts. Learn how technical analysts use charts in the analysis of supply and demand for securities.
  19. How do I sign up for a TreasuryDirect account?
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    How do I sign up for a TreasuryDirect account?

    Invest in Treasury securities by dealing directly with the U.S. Department of the Treasury online, conveniently managing your investments at home or at work.
  20. Can I purchase mutual funds for my IRA?
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Can I purchase mutual funds for my IRA?

    Learn how to invest your IRA assets in mutual funds. Discover a few of the different types of mutual funds available for purchase and how to invest in them.
  21. What are the tax implications of a life insurance policy ...
    Insurance

    What are the tax implications of a life insurance policy ...

    Learn the instances in which you are required to pay taxes on a life insurance policy loan, so you can avoid making a costly mistake.
  22. What is a collateral assignment of life insurance?
    Insurance

    What is a collateral assignment of life insurance?

    Learn about collateral assignment of life insurance so you can make a wise decision about what kind of collateral to use for a loan.
  23. How do balance transfers affect my credit score?
    Credit & Loans

    How do balance transfers affect my credit score?

    Learn the ways a balance transfer can negatively and positively affect your credit so you can pay off debt while maintaining a good credit score.
  24. When is a balance transfer a good idea for paying off debt?
    Credit & Loans

    When is a balance transfer a good idea for paying off debt?

    Learn the best situation in which to do a balance transfer, enabling you to pay off your credit card debt more quickly while paying less interest.
  25. What qualifies as
    Fundamental Analysis

    What qualifies as "goods" in cost of goods sold (COGS)?

    Learn what qualifies as "goods" in cost of goods sold, or COGS, so you can keep an accurate record for your business' income statement.
  26. How do I calculate cost of goods sold (COGS) using the first ...
    Fundamental Analysis

    How do I calculate cost of goods sold (COGS) using the first ...

    Learn how to use the first in, first out, or FIFO, method of cost flow assumption to calculate the cost of goods sold, or COGS, for a business.
  27. How is it possible for a company to have a negative enterprise ...
    Fundamental Analysis

    How is it possible for a company to have a negative enterprise ...

    Learn about enterprise value and how value investors use it to find good companies with undervalued stocks. Negative enterprise value may indicate a good deal.
  28. What does a mutual fund's beta coefficient measure?
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    What does a mutual fund's beta coefficient measure?

    Evaluate the risk associated with a particular mutual fund by determining its beta coefficient, which illustrates the fund's volatility versus the market.
  29. How can I get a mutual fund prospectus?
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    How can I get a mutual fund prospectus?

    Read and understand the prospectus before investing in a mutual fund. You can obtain a copy from the fund company, your financial adviser or online.
  30. What is the difference between enterprise value and equity ...
    Fundamental Analysis

    What is the difference between enterprise value and equity ...

    Valuating a business accurately depends heavily on the purpose of the valuation. Learn how enterprise value and equity value can help clarify valuations.
  31. What is the difference between inflation and deflation?
    Personal Finance

    What is the difference between inflation and deflation?

    Determine how inflation and deflation affect prices and employment. Economies frequently teeter between these two economic conditions.
  32. Does inflation favor lenders or borrowers?
    Credit & Loans

    Does inflation favor lenders or borrowers?

    Find out under what circumstances inflation benefits borrowers more than lenders and in which situations inflation can be bad for borrowers.
  33. What's the highest year-over-year inflation rate in the ...
    Personal Finance

    What's the highest year-over-year inflation rate in the ...

    Learn about periods with the highest inflation in U.S. history and the mandated role of the U.S. Federal Reserve in controlling inflation.
  34. What causes negative inflation or deflation?
    Savings

    What causes negative inflation or deflation?

    Find out what deflation is, what causes it, how it hurts the economy and how it can lead to a worsening cycle of deflation that is hard to break.
  35. What are common strategies traders implement when identifying ...
    Forex Strategies

    What are common strategies traders implement when identifying ...

    Learn how to spot a bearish engulfing pattern, and learn some of the trading strategies you can implement to take advantage of bear momentum.
  36. What is the difference between EE and I Bonds?
    Trading Strategies

    What is the difference between EE and I Bonds?

    Read about the similarities and differences between the EE and I savings bond programs created by the U.S. Department of Treasury.
  37. What causes a bond's price to rise?
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    What causes a bond's price to rise?

    Learn about factors that influence the price of a bond, such as interest rate changes, credit rating, yield and overall market sentiments.
  38. How does a bond's coupon interest rate affect its price?
    Options & Futures

    How does a bond's coupon interest rate affect its price?

    Find out why the difference between the coupon interest rate on a bond and prevailing market interest rates has a large impact on how bonds are priced.
  39. What is the Education Savings Bond Program?
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    What is the Education Savings Bond Program?

    Learn about the education savings bond program and find out if you are eligible to use your savings bonds for payments toward higher education.
  40. How can I find good investments among lower rated bonds?
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    How can I find good investments among lower rated bonds?

    Invest in high-yield bonds through mutual funds, exchange-traded funds or closed-end funds, leaving the job of finding a good deal to an expert.
  41. How do you calculate retained earnings per share?
    Fundamental Analysis

    How do you calculate retained earnings per share?

    Research the amount of retained earnings per share compared over time to understand whether or not a company uses its profits wisely.
  42. Does a cash advance hurt my credit score?
    Credit & Loans

    Does a cash advance hurt my credit score?

    Find out if a cash advance will hurt your credit score and how your credit report and requests for new credit can be affected by a cash advance,
  43. How does interest work on a cash advance from my credit ...
    Credit & Loans

    How does interest work on a cash advance from my credit ...

    Find out how cash advances and regular credit card purchases are treated differently and what it means for your financial bottom line.
  44. Can I get a balance transfer if I have bad credit?
    Credit & Loans

    Can I get a balance transfer if I have bad credit?

    Transferring funds from one credit card to another is often possible with bad credit, but it will likely cost you in interest rates.
  45. What are examples of cost of goods sold (COGS) for businesses ...
    Taxes

    What are examples of cost of goods sold (COGS) for businesses ...

    Read how online retailers that operate through eBay or Etsy can list certain expenses as cost of goods sold and even claim a tax deduction for these costs.
  46. What's the difference between enterprise value and market ...
    Fundamental Analysis

    What's the difference between enterprise value and market ...

    Learn the difference between two commonly utilized valuation tools: market capitalization and enterprise value, and see how each is used in value investing.
  47. How do I judge a mutual fund's performance?
    Fundamental Analysis

    How do I judge a mutual fund's performance?

    Evaluate mutual fund performance utilizing resources such as Morningstar; compare the fund with others in its peer group to find the best mutual fund for you.
  48. How can inflation be good for the economy?
    Savings

    How can inflation be good for the economy?

    Find out why some economists and public policy makers believe that inflation is a good, or even necessary, phenomenon to help economic growth.
  49. How do leverage ratios help to regulate how much banks lend ...
    Economics

    How do leverage ratios help to regulate how much banks lend ...

    Learn what leverage ratios mean for banks, how regulators restrict leverage, and what impact ratios have on a bank's ability to lend or invest.
  50. What are the most common leverage ratios for evaluating ...
    Fundamental Analysis

    What are the most common leverage ratios for evaluating ...

    Learn more about some of the most common leverage ratios used by traders to determine whether a company is using debt in a responsible or profitable way.
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