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  1. An Introduction To Swaps

    Learn how these derivatives work and how companies can benefit from them.
  2. What Drives The Price Of Gold?

    Gold prices are based on the economy and actual uses, but there are many other factors ...
  3. A Beginner's Guide To Hedging

    Learn how investors use strategies to reduce the impact of negative events on investments. ...
  4. An Introduction To Depreciation

    Companies make choices and assumptions in calculating depreciation, and you need ...
  5. Finding Value in the Selloff Rubble

    Globally and in the United States, stocks are now in correction mode, with the recent ...
  6. An Introduction To Value at Risk (VAR)

    Volatility is not the only way to measure risk. Learn about the "new science of risk ...
  1. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying ...
  2. How does a forward contract differ from a call ...

    Find out more about forward contracts, call options, the mechanics of these financial ...
  3. Iron-Clad Swaps

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

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

    With the natural gas futures on the verge of a major breakout, a new ETF allows investors ...
  1. What is a derivative?

    A derivative is a contract between two or more parties whose value is based on an agreed-upon underlying financial asset, ...
  2. How does a forward contract differ from a call option? (AAPL)

    Find out more about forward contracts, call options, the mechanics of these financial instruments and the difference between ...
  3. Over what time period should I be looking at the forward rate?

    Read about forward rates and forward prices, how they function, and which rates you should look at based on your own investment ...
  4. What kinds of derivatives are types of forward commitments?

    Learn more about what a derivative is, what a forward commitment is and which types of derivative securities have forward ...
  1. 10 Options Strategies To Know

    If you want to trade options but are short on strategies, we can help.
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