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  1. Stock Safety: Top 3 Ways to Limit Your Losses

    Stock Safety: Top 3 Ways to Limit Your Losses

    First time stock investors may ask, is there any way to buy insurance on stocks to ...
  2. Can You Buy Stock Insurace? 3 Strategies to Limit ...

    Can You Buy Stock Insurace? 3 Strategies to Limit ...

    Investors can use derivative securities to effectively buy insurance on their individual ...
  3. How The Price Of Stock Futures Is Calculated

    How The Price Of Stock Futures Is Calculated

    Any derivative that exists can be securitized into a future, though of course most ...
  4. Futures, Derivatives and Liquidity: More or Less ...

    Futures, Derivatives and Liquidity: More or Less ...

    Futures and derivatives get a bad rap after the 2008 financial crisis, but these ...
  5. All About Liquid Commodities

    All About Liquid Commodities

    You might hear 'liquid commodities' and think of an auction, but they're actually ...
  6. Curious About Stock Index Futures? Read This ...

    Curious About Stock Index Futures? Read This ...

    You've mastered investing in individual stocks...now what? If you like a challenge, ...
  1. The Biggest One-Day Gains In Popular Commodities

    The Biggest One-Day Gains In Popular Commodities

    Commodities can be a volatile bunch. Here are some of the biggest one-day leaps for ...
  2. Jim Rogers Says To Buy A Farm

    Jim Rogers Says To Buy A Farm

    Jim Rogers' latest advice is that agriculture will be the king of the commodity hill ...
  3. 2011's Most Innovative ETFs

    2011's Most Innovative ETFs

    The ETF industry experienced tremendous growth throughout 2011, and many issuers ...
  4. Silver Takes First Place?

    Silver Takes First Place?

    Silver usually takes a backseat to gold, but it might be the best metal right now. ...
  5. Buying Natural Resources At A Discount

    Buying Natural Resources At A Discount

    Recent investor enthusiasm has pushed prices for many assets into bubble territory. ...
  6. Corn Will Rise Despite Subsidy Woes

    Corn Will Rise Despite Subsidy Woes

    The decision to end ethanol subsidies could be seen as a game changer for the industry. ...
  1. Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

    Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

    This Investopedia tutorial provides an introduction to the leading exchange-traded ...
  2. Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Being a stock trader can be both profitable and gratifying. To maximize the financial ...
  3. Beginner's Guide To Trading Futures

    Beginner's Guide To Trading Futures

    An in-depth look into what futures are, and how you can build a solid base to begin ...
  4. Advanced Guide To NinjaTrader

    Advanced Guide To NinjaTrader

    NinjaTrader is an award-winning trading platform developed for active traders interested ...
  1. What's the best way to play backwardation in the futures market?

    Backwardation is a market condition in which a futures contract far from its delivery date is trading at a lower price than ...
  2. Is there ever a bad time to invest in gold?

    Gold has been a stellar performer so far in this millennium, having racked up 11 straight years of gains since 2000 and appreciating ...
  3. How can I invest in a foreign exchange market?

    The foreign exchange market, also called the currency market or forex (FX), is the world's largest financial market, accounting ...
  4. 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, ...
  1. 6 Ways To Make Better Options Trades

    6 Ways To Make Better Options Trades

    Learn how to make better options trades with the average monthly range.
  2. 10 Options Strategies To Know

    10 Options Strategies To Know

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