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  1. What Investors Need to Know About Returns in ...

    Last year wasn’t a great one for investors seeking solid returns, so here are three ...
  2. 3 Things About International Investing and Currency

    As world monetary policy continues to diverge rocking bottom on interest rates while ...
  3. In Search of the Rate-Proof Portfolio

    After October’s better-than-expected employment report, a December Federal Reserve ...
  4. What’s the Difference Between Duration & Maturity?

    We look at the meaning of two terms that often get confused, duration and maturity, ...
  5. Are EM Stocks Finally Emerging?

    Many investors are looking at emerging market (EM) stocks and wonder if it’s time ...
  6. Is US Inflation Too Low?

    One reason the Fed has delayed its first rate hike: U.S. inflation has been persistently ...
  1. 3 High-Yield Investment Grade Stocks You Should ...

    Discover three high-yield investment-grade stocks for income and appreciation. Interest ...
  2. Why BBA LIBOR Was Replaced By ICE LIBOR

    We track the reason behind the change in LIBOR's prefix from BBA to ICE.
  3. How Are Interest Rates Affecting Annaly Cap Mgmt?

    Annaly Capital Management reported a net loss of $658 million thanks to the mortgage ...
  1. Why are the term structure of interest rates indicative of future interest rates?

    Learn why economists believe the term structure for interest rates reflects investor expectations for future interest rates ...
  2. How does the risk of investing in the utilities sector compare to the broader market?

    Learn about the risks of investing in the utilities sector compared to the broader market. Utilities are less exposed to ...
  3. Is the banking sector subject to any seasonal trends?

    Explore the unexpected seasonal trends that can be discerned regarding the banking industry and the financial services sector ...
  4. How big is the derivatives market?

    Examine the potential size of the total derivatives market, and learn how different calculations can reduce the estimate ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Black Swan

    An event or occurrence that deviates beyond what is normally expected of a situation and that would be extremely difficult ...
  2. Inverted Yield Curve

    An interest rate environment in which long-term debt instruments have a lower yield than short-term debt instruments of the ...
  3. Socially Responsible Investment - SRI

    An investment that is considered socially responsible because of the nature of the business the company conducts. Common ...
  4. Presidential Election Cycle (Theory)

    A theory developed by Yale Hirsch that states that U.S. stock markets are weakest in the year following the election of a ...
  5. Super Bowl Indicator

    An indicator based on the belief that a Super Bowl win for a team from the old AFL (AFC division) foretells a decline in ...
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