Economics

  1. The Strong Dollar’s (Real) Toll On Tech Stocks

    A large portion of U.S. technology companies’ sales occur overseas, given the strong ...
  2. What A Rate Hike May Mean For Stocks

    By the end of the year, investors will likely be contending with the first Federal ...
  3. Why You Should Avoid Fixating on Bond Duration

    Financial advisors and their clients should then focus on a bond fund’s portfolio ...
  4. What Makes the EUR/USD A Risky Trade Now?

    What are the current risks of trading the EUR/USD pair? The Fed may raise interest ...
  5. The Case For Stocks Today

    Last week, U.S. equities advanced with the S&P 500 Index notching new records. Investors ...
  6. Gaining Market Influence-- The Case of US Shale

    A convergence of sustained bank financing, falling production costs and rising oil ...
  1. Gaining Market Influence-- The Case of US Shale

    A convergence of sustained bank financing, falling production costs and rising oil ...
  2. Which Dow Jones Stocks are Safe? Which are Risky?

    In a situation where our sustained bull run could turn into a sell-off rather quickly, ...
  3. The EMAG Emerging Mkts Bond ETF: Worth the Risk?

    The Market Vectors Emerging Markets Aggregate Bond ETF (EMAG) might offer long-term ...
  4. Can Electric Cars Replace Gas Guzzlers?

    High costs and poor battery performance have deterred many from switching to electric ...
  5. Venezuela: Portrait of a Country in Turmoil

    Venezuela is floundering, and the story has more to do with just the falling price ...
  6. Countries Most Affected By A Strong U.S. Dollar

    The U.S. dollar is still the most important currency in the world. It's used for ...
  1. Industry Handbook

    In this feature, we take an in-depth look at the various techniques that determine ...
  2. Economics Basics

    Learn economics principles such as the relationship of supply and demand, elasticity, ...
  3. The Federal Reserve

    Few organizations can move the market like the Federal Reserve. As an investor, it's ...
  4. Macroeconomics

    Find out everything you need to know about macroeconomics.
  1. What is a "linear" exposure in Value at Risk (VaR) calculation?

    Learn how the value-at-risk (VaR) calculation is used for portfolios with linear risk as opposed to nonlinear risk, and understand ...
  2. What's the most accurate way to find out a nation's nominal GDP?

    Learn about easy-to-use and most reliable sources for finding a country's nominal GDP data and which sources contain the ...
  3. How can I create a yield curve in Excel?

    Find out more about the yield curve, what the yield curve is and how to create the yield curve for U.S. Treasury bonds using ...
  4. What are the different formations of yield curves?

    Find out more about the yield curve and yield curve formations, what yield curves measure and the three main types of yield ...
  1. 4 Stages Of The Economic Cycle

    Learn about the general outline of an economic cycle to determine which sector to ...
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