Financial Leverage

  1. Introduction to Margin Accounts

    Find out what your broker is doing with your securities when you invest on margin. ...
  2. Picking Your First Broker

    If you're a rookie investor, your first big investment decision should be an informed ...
  3. 6 Dangerous Moves For First-Time Investors

    It's easy for people to invest nowadays, but there are risks. These mistakes could ...
  4. Leveraging Leverage For Bigger Profits

    Leverage is like fire. Find out how to use it to heat up your investing without burning ...
  5. Take On Risk With A Margin of Safety

    More common risk theories can lead to missed opportunities. Find out how margin of ...
  6. The Cost And Consequences Of Bad Investment Advice

    Is your advisor working for you, or for him/herself? Find how to tell the difference. ...
  1. Margin Trading

    Find out what margin is, how margin calls work, the advantages of leverage and why ...
  1. What is liquidity risk?

    Learn how to distinguish between the two broad types of financial liquidity risk: funding liquidity risk and market liquidity ...
  2. What does the gearing ratio say about risk?

    Find out why lenders and investors pay close attention to a firm's gearing ratios, and why both too much and too little borrowing ...
  3. How do hedge funds determine what assets to own?

    Learn about the various types of investments that hedge fund managers use, and explore basic hedge fund management trading ...
  4. Which leverage ratios are most useful for analyzing manufacturing companies?

    See which leverage ratios investors and creditors are likely to use when analyzing the debt burdens for manufacturing companies.
  1. 5 "New" Rules For Safe Investing

    The recession changed the rules of the game. Learn the five new rules for keeping ...
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