Kesavan Balasubramaniam

Kesavan Balasubramaniam

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  1. Retirement Savings

    Can I have a self-directed IRA or Roth IRA using the forex market?

    In the U.S., one of the best ways for individuals to protect their income from taxes and save for retirement is by using ...
  2. Laws & Regulations

    What is the difference between open-market and closed-market transactions?

    Insiders often are blessed with owning a significant portion of a company's shares. This shared ownership is often in the ...
  3. Forex & Currencies

    How does leverage work in the forex market?

    Investors use leverage to significantly increase the returns that can be provided on an investment. They lever their investments ...
  4. Investing

    How do I buy an over-the-counter stock?

    All orders of OTC securities must be made through market makers who, instead of just matching orders, actually carry an inventory ...
  5. Investing

    What are the advantages and disadvantages for a company going public?

    Small companies looking to further the growth of their company often use an IPO as a way to generate the capital needed to ...
  6. Investing Strategy

    How do I calculate the adjusted closing price for a stock?

    When trading is done for the day on a recognized exchange, all stocks are priced at close. The price that is quoted at the ...
  7. Forex & Currencies

    How does margin trading in the forex market work?

    When an investor uses a margin account, he or she is essentially borrowing to increase the possible return on investment. ...
  8. Forex & Currencies

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

    The forex market allows individuals to trade on nearly all of the currencies in the world. However, most of the trading is ...
  9. Forex & Currencies

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

    The high amounts of leverage commonly found in the forex market can offer investors the potential to make big gains, but ...
  10. Forex & Currencies

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

    Traders are constantly monitoring various economic indicators to identify trends in economic growth. Some of the most watched ...
  11. Financial Analysis

    How do open market operations affect the U.S. money supply?

    Formulating a country's monetary policy is extremely important when it comes to promoting sustainable economic growth. More ...
  12. Bonds / Fixed Income

    Can a bond be traded over-the-counter?

    Bonds can be traded over-the-counter (OTC) and, in fact, the majority of corporate bonds that are issued by private and public ...
  13. Investing Strategy

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

    American depositary receipts (ADRs) were developed to give investors an easier way to invest in foreign companies. An ADR ...
  14. Mutual Funds

    What is the difference between municipal bonds and standard money market funds?

    The primary difference between municipal bonds - also known as "munis" - and money market funds is that municipal bonds are ...
  15. Laws & Regulations

    What are the steps to get a company listed on the OTCBB?

    The over-the-counter bulletin board (OTCBB) is a regulated quotation service for over-the-counter (OTC) securities. The securities ...
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