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  1. ETF Analysis: SPDR S&P Biotech

    Discover the investment management style of SPDR S&P Biotech ETF, and learn which investors can benefit from the fund's focused ...
  2. Top ETFs For Investing in Greece

    Find out if it's time to add the GREK ETF -- the only major Greece-centric exchange-traded fund in the world -- as a risk/reward ...
  3. ETF Analysis: Vanguard International Stock

    Discover how the Vanguard Total International Stock ETF is managed, and learn which investors may find it suitable as part ...
  4. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in England

    Discover how beneficial ETFs are for investors looking for exposure to the English economy, and find information on three ...
  5. ETF Analysis: iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond

    Explore information and analysis about the iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF that offers broad exposure to the U.S. government ...
  6. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in France

    Discover how investors can use exchange traded funds (ETFs) to easily obtain exposure to equities of major companies domiciled ...
  7. ETF Analysis: SPDR S&P Oil & Gas

    Discover the investment strategy behind SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration and Production ETF, and learn what type of investor ...
  8. Go Green with a Investment in Green Bonds

    If you want to invest in a socially responsible way, green bonds may be for you. And as the market grows retail investment ...
  9. 4 Utility Stocks that May Stay Bright

    With interest rates likely rising in the next year or so, there are a few utility stocks with potential to outperform their ...
  10. Interest Rates and Your 401(k): How They Tango

    Here's how a rise in interest rates will likely impact your 401(k).
  11. Got Dividends? Here's How to Reinvest Them

    Reinvesting dividends is almost always a good idea if you intend to hold your shares for the long term, and there are several ...
  12. Are Stock Buybacks Always Good for Shareholders?

    Stock buyback programs aren't always done with the interests of shareholders in mind. It's important to try to understand ...
  13. Making Sense of Netflix's Balance Sheet

    Understand how to assess Netflix's performance based on the major components of its balance sheet.
  14. Top Tax Tips to Deduct Investment Management Fees

    Investment expenses can be deducted by those who meet three main criteria. Here's what they are and how they work.
  15. Short-Term Funds or Fixed Deposits: Is One Better?

    Choosing between short-term funds and fixed deposits? Here's what you need to know.
  16. How to Protect IRAs from Higher Interest Rates

    Rising interest rates don’t have to translate into investment losses in an IRA. Here's how you can protect your investments. ...
  17. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Italy

    Find out about some of the exchange-traded funds that investors can utilize when they want to obtain exposure to the Italian ...
  18. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Scotland

    Learn about three of the best exchange-traded funds with exposure to Scotland, the British pound sterling and the rest of ...
  19. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Australia

    Learn about some of the best performing exchange-traded funds that investors use to obtain exposure to stock investments ...
  20. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Vietnam

    Explore some of the best available exchange-traded funds that investors utilize to obtain exposure to the equities market ...
  21. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Grains

    Learn about how investors can use exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and exchange-traded notes (ETNs) to obtain exposure to potential ...
  22. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Sweden

    Discover a selection of popular exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, that offer investors the ability to access exposure to the ...
  23. Are Home Inspections Worth It? - Price vs. Value

    If you’re wondering whether home inspection is worth the investment, the following information will help you decide.
  24. Understanding Total Return Swaps

    A total return swap is a contract in which a payer and receiver exchange the credit risk and market risk of an underlying ...
  25. What Is a Quota?

    In business, quota usually refers to the sales target for a salesperson or a sales team.
  26. Explaining Price Targets

    A price target is what an investment analyst projects a security’s future price to be.
  27. Present Value Interest Factor of Annuity (PVIFA)

    PVIFA can be used to calculate the present value of a series of annuities by considering cash flows and depreciation.
  28. What's a Centrally Planned Economy?

    A centrally planned economy is one where the government controls the country’s supply and demand of goods and services.
  29. What are Cash Equivalents?

    Cash equivalents are money market instruments.
  30. Understanding the Capital Gains Tax

    A capital gains tax is imposed on the profits realized when an investor or corporation sells an asset for a higher price ...
  31. Explaining Bond Ratings

    A bond rating is a grade given to a bond to indicate its creditworthiness.
  32. Calculating Basic Earnings Per Share

    Basics earnings per share measures the amount of net income earned per share of outstanding stock.
  33. What are Barriers to Entry?

    A barrier to entry is any obstacle that restricts or impedes a company’s efforts to enter an industry.
  34. Explaining Assets Under Management

    Assets under management is a metric that measures the market value of assets that an investment company manages for investors.
  35. What's an Allowance for Doubtful Accounts?

    The allowance for doubtful accounts represents the percentage of the accounts receivable the company expects to write-off ...
  36. Understanding Activity Ratios

    Activity ratios measure how effectively a business uses its assets.
  37. What is Accrued Income?

    In a mutual fund, accrued income is earnings that have accumulated over the year, but have not yet been paid out to shareholders. ...
  38. Explaining Absolute Return

    Absolute return refers to an asset’s total return over a set period of time. It’s usually applied to stocks, mutual funds ...
  39. Can Forex Trading Make You Rich?

    Forex trading may be profitable for hedge funds or unusually skilled currency traders, but for average retail traders, forex ...
  40. How Equity Capital Markets Work

    An equity capital market is a market existing between companies and financial institutions that raises money for the companies.
  41. How Iran Impacts The Price and Supply of Oil

    If Congress approves the deal, Iranian oil will be widely available for the first time in years. When Iranian oil begins ...
  42. A Comparison Between a Default and a Collapse

    Is the Greek default similar to the Lehman Brothers collapse?
  43. What is the relationship between the current yield and risk?

    Discover the relationship between a bond’s current yield and risk, and how investors can use it to benefit their overall ...
  44. How To Create Capital Protected Investment Using Options?

    Does "Capital-Protection" guarantee in an investment product sound attractive? Wait! Here's how you can create a better one ...
  45. What assumptions are made when conducting a t-test?

    Learn what a t-test is, and discover the five standard assumptions that are made regarding the validity of sampling and data ...
  46. ETF Analysis: SPDR S&P 500 Trust

    Find out more about the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, the characteristics of the exchange traded fund and the suitability of investing ...
  47. Is It Wise to Copy George Soros's Investment Strategy?

    One of the most successful investors ever is George Soros. Does that means you should follow his investing strategy?
  48. Five Biggest Obstacles Facing First-Year Traders

    Address these five obstacles and you'll make significant progress as a first-year trader.
  49. Acorns: The Perfect Investing Tool For Millennials

    We look at how the Acorns app works, how it makes money, and why is it innovative.
  50. Do Stock Splits Cause Volatility?

    Since stock splits decrease the stock price, do they also increase volatility because shares are traded in smaller increments? ...
  51. How China's Lenovo Makes Money

    Lenovo has emerged as one of China's most renowned multinational corporations. We examine the strategy and business model ...
  52. Risks Associated With Government Contracts

    Government contracts can be rewarding, but they also come with a variety of risks.
  53. Is Lenovo A True Disruptor Of The Laptop Industry?

    Lenovo has cut costs, taken market share from top competitors and caters to both consumers and institutions, but is it a ...
  54. How To Hedge Put Options Using Binary Options

    Want to hedge your plain vanilla long put option position with binary call options? We show you how.
  55. How To Hedge Stock Positions Using Binary Options

    Here’s a step-by-step method to hedge your long (and short) positions in stocks, using binary options.
  56. Dividend Versus Buyback: Which Is Better?

    Companies reward their shareholders in two main ways--by paying dividends or buying back shares. An increasing number of ...
  57. Bitcoin ETFs: How Do They Work?

    ETFs offer a cost-effective, safe and hassle-free way to invest and trade bitcoins as stocks, without worrying about the ...
  58. Microsoft's Game of Catch-Up With The Dow

    Microsoft (MSFT) underperformed the Dow Jones Industrial Average during the 2002 to 2007 bull market, but it has played catch-up ...
  59. Should You Buy Vanguard’s New Liquid Alts?

    An alternative strategies fund by Vanguard? We examine this new actively managed offering by the world's largest mutual fund ...
  60. Target-Date vs. Index Funds: Is One Better?

    Target-date and index funds are difficult to compare because they differ in both structure and objective, though investors ...
  61. 4 Structured Product Types Wealthy Clients Love

    High-net-worth investors find structured products appealing for a variety of reasons. Here's a look at four types.
  62. Is a Google Robo-Advisor on the Horizon?

    It's possible that Google is looking to get into the robo-advisor business, either as a new venture or as a way to provide ...
  63. Top 3 Ways to Manage Lump-Sum Windfalls

    Have you just had a load of money drop into your lap? If so, several enviable options are available to you. Which one is ...
  64. Before You Invest in a Rental House with a Friend

    Investment property has advantages, but before you purchase a rental house with a pal, it’s smart to know what the challenges ...
  65. Is It Time To Buy Commodities?

    Despite the news, the Athens Stock Exchange is down less than 5 percent year-to-date, while the Shanghai Composite remains ...
  66. Burger King and Tim Hortons Are Better Together

    In August 2014, 3G Capital announced that it was merging Burger King with Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons to form Restaurant ...
  67. Sacrifices Necessary to Keep Puerto Rico Afloat

    After years of band aids and significant borrowing to meet its obligations, the time has come for meaningful reform in Puerto ...
  68. ETF Analysis: Energy Select Sector SPDR

    Find out more about the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund, the top holdings of this exchange-traded fund and the characteristics ...
  69. Advisors: Start Coaching Clients from the Start

    Behavioral coaching is vital to help investors stick to plan during market turbulence. Start coaching early and maintain ...
  70. What to Expect from Russia's Oil-Dependent Economy

    The fate of Russia's economy is for the most part determined by the price of oil. Here's how it's likely to play out.
  71. 5 Disadvantages of Mutual Funds Compared to ETFs

    In the mutual funds vs. exchange-traded funds debate, ETFs have some clear advantages.
  72. How a Higher Minimum Wage Would Impact the Economy

    Doubling pay for hourly workers could have several knock-on effects to the economy. Here's a brief look at a big issue.
  73. Active or Passive ETFs: Which is Better?

    What will be more popular in the near future: active or passive ETFs?
  74. ETF Analysis: iShares MSCI Singapore

    Learn more about BlackRock Advisor's iShares Singapore MSCI exchange-traded fund, which looks to mirror the holdings and ...
  75. What is the difference between called-up share capital and paid-up share capital?

    Find out about the difference between called-up and paid-up share capital, including an explanation of the four categories ...
  76. How do dividend distributions affect additional paid in capital?

    Find out how the issuance of dividends can affect the additional paid-in capital subaccount of a company's balance sheet; ...
  77. ETF Analysis: PowerShares DB US Dollar

    Discover how an ETF can be used to bet on multiple different currency futures contracts with the PowerShares DB Dollar Index ...
  78. ETF Analysis: Select Sector Financial SPDR

    Find out more about the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund, the characteristics of the exchange traded fund, and the suitability ...
  79. ETF Analysis: Vanguard Total Bond Market

    Learn about the Vanguard Total Bond Market exchange-traded fund, its primary portfolio holdings and risk/reward profile based ...
  80. ETF Analysis: Direxion Small Cap Bull 3X

    Read about a triple-leveraged exchange-traded fund that aims for 300% of the returns of the Russell 2000 Index: the Direxion ...
  81. ETF Analysis: Vanguard MSCI EAFE

    Learn more about Vanguard's index-shifting, low-cost and non-U.S. market exchange-traded fund: the FTSE Developed ex U.S. ...
  82. Why can additional paid in capital never have a negative balance?

    Find out why the additional paid-in capital entry on a company's balance sheet can never be negative and how paid-in capital ...
  83. Is there a difference between financial spread betting and arbitrage?

    Find out more about financial spread betting, arbitrage and the differences between financial spread betting and the arbitrage ...
  84. How do I place an order to buy or sell shares?

    Read a brief overview of how to open a brokerage account, how to buy and sell stock, and the different kinds of trade orders ...
  85. When does the fixed charge coverage ratio suggest that a company should stop borrowing ...

    Discover how the fixed charge coverage ratio is useful to investors and analysts, and when it suggests that a company should ...
  86. Why would a corporation issue convertible bonds?

    Discover how corporations issue convertible bonds to take advantage of much lower interest rates as a result of a conversion ...
  87. Macau: Not Your Father's Gambling Destination

    Macau has given Las Vegas casinos a run for their money, but what's behind the scenes? Here's an overview of Macau's gambling ...
  88. Who Is The Next Greece?

    Several EU countries are on the potential candidate list, but some municipalities in the U.S. look far more like Greece. ...
  89. Make Money Through Risk Arbitrage Trading

    Risk arbitrage provides a valuable trading strategy for M&A or other corporate actions eligible stocks. Investopedia explains ...
  90. How To Hedge Call Options Using Binary Options

    Here is a step-by-step walk through how to hedge a long call position with binary options.
  91. Adjust Market Strategies To Elevated Risk

    Improve returns by adapting trading strategies to changing market conditions.
  92. Pros And Cons Of Paper Trading

    Most market novices should paper trade for a considerable amount of time, despite key drawbacks.
  93. The Daily Routine Of A Hedge Fund Manager

    What does a hedge fund manager's day really look like? Investopedia provides an inside look at the routine.
  94. Understanding Bull Spread Option Strategies

    Bull spread option strategies, such as a bull call spread strategy, are hedging strategies for traders to take a bullish ...
  95. How Petrodollars Affect The U.S. Dollar

    We examine the rise of petrodollars, their influence on the USD as a global reserve currency, and their effects on the U.S. ...
  96. Some Overseas Markets May Prove More Resilient

    Though global markets sold off and have continued to slip in recent days, stocks in Europe and Japan are still faring better ...
  97. Are These the 10 Best Stocks in the World?

    Most of the top 10 stocks in the world have performed exceptionally well over the past several years. Here's a look at their ...
  98. What is the difference between the return on total assets and an interest rate?

    Learn the difference between the return on total assets and an interest rate; the former is a profitability ratio, and the ...
  99. When does the holding period on a stock dividend start?

    Understand the difference between qualified and unqualified stock dividends, and when the holding period for qualified dividends ...
  100. What does a high turnover ratio signify for an investment fund?

    Find out more about the turnover ratio, what the turnover ratio measures and what a high turnover ratio indicates about an ...
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  1. How are non-qualified variable annuities taxed?

    Reduce your tax bill by knowing the tax advantages and disadvantages to owning or inheriting a non-qualified variable annuity ...
  2. Do penny stocks pay dividends?

    Discover whether any penny stocks offer dividends, and learn methods investors can use to identify different dividend-paying ...
  3. Can you buy penny stocks in an IRA?

    Discover more about penny stocks, how they can be bought utilizing an individual retirement account and the risks penny stock ...
  4. What is the formula for calculating compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in Excel?

    The concept of CAGR is relatively straightforward and requires only three primary inputs: an investments beginning value, ...
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