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  1. A Fresh Look At The Financial Markets

    Different markets provide unique opportunities and risks for investors. Find out ...
  2. Why Forward Contracts Are The Foundation Of All ...

    This article expands on the complex structure of derivatives by explaining how an ...
  3. Derivatives 101

    Learn how to use this type of investment as an alternative way to participate in ...
  4. Hedging With ETFs: A Cost-Effective Alternative

    The benefits of ETFs for hedging are clear and investors of all sizes are taking ...
  5. Getting Started In Foreign Exchange Futures

    Learn how these futures are used for hedging and speculating, and how they are different ...
  6. Are Derivatives Safe For Retail Investors?

    These vehicles have gotten a bad rap in the press. Find out whether they deserve ...

Stock Analysis

  1. Iron-Clad Swaps

    The iron ore market is becoming increasingly open, but at the cost of more volatility.
  2. Coal's 2009 Problems To Linger In 2010

    Investors should expect a continued supply/demand problem from coal through 2010.
  3. Playing A Natural Gas Breakout (UNG)

    With the natural gas futures on the verge of a major breakout, a new ETF allows investors ...

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  1. 10 Options Strategies To Know

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