Economic Derivative

  1. Why the Fed Says Banking Functions Are Too Complex ...

    Discover why the Federal Reserve may raise capital requirements for America's largest ...
  2. Is the Fed Trying to Minimize the Next Stock ...

    Find out why the Federal Reserve wants to retroactively alter qualified financial ...
  3. Is the Yuan a Yawn or a Nightmare for Investors?

    China’s decision to change the method of setting its currency exchange rate caused ...
  4. When and How Can Spread Betting Be Profitable

    Providing tax-free income in some countries, spread betting can be highly profitable. ...
  5. Arbitrage Opportunities in Spread Betting

    While the opportunities are few and far between, investors may use arbitrage to take ...
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    Spread betting can be fun, but it's risky and you will want a reliable broker. Here ...
  1. Why the Fed Says Banking Functions Are Too Complex ...

    Discover why the Federal Reserve may raise capital requirements for America's largest ...
  1. Can mutual funds invest in derivatives?

    Find out about mutual fund investment options, and understand whether mutual funds are permitted to include investments in ...
  2. What is the default risk of a derivative?

    Learn about default and counterparty risk for derivatives, and understand why derivatives traded over the counter have significant ...
  3. What is the difference between derivatives and options?

    Learn how options are one type of derivative and how equity options derive their value from a stock, and understand other ...
  4. What is the purpose of the Volcker Rule?

    Learn about how the Volcker rule prohibits banks from engaging in certain activities, such as proprietary trading and having ...
Hot Definitions
  1. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

    A regulation implemented on Jan. 1, 1994, that decreased and eventually eliminated tariffs to encourage economic activity ...
  2. Trickle-Down Theory

    An economic idea which states that decreasing marginal and capital gains tax rates - especially for corporations, investors ...
  3. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
  4. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
  5. Sharpe Ratio

    The Sharpe Ratio is a measure for calculating risk-adjusted return, and this ratio has become the industry standard for such ...
  6. Death Taxes

    Taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on the ...
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