Market Mechanism

  1. Are Rallying Junk Bonds Good News for Stocks?

    The recent performance of junk bonds could indicate that the markets may continue ...
  2. Know the Forces At Play Behind the Buy/Sell Cycles

    Weekly Stochastics uncovers patterns of buying and selling pressure that can be predicted ...
  3. What to Expect at April's FOMC Meeting

    The Fed won't raise rates Wednesday, but it's worth paying close attention to Yellen's ...
  4. Why You Need to Watch Small Caps (IWM)

    Small cap performance impacts broad market tone and direction while revealing important ...
  5. The One Thing Your Portfolio Must Always Have

    Portfolio diversification is essential in any situation, but especially so as the ...
  6. The One Thing Your Portfolio Must Always Have

    Portfolio diversification is essential in any situation, but especially so as the ...
  1. Know the Forces At Play Behind the Buy/Sell Cycles

    Weekly Stochastics uncovers patterns of buying and selling pressure that can be predicted ...
  2. Why You Need to Watch Small Caps (IWM)

    Small cap performance impacts broad market tone and direction while revealing important ...
  3. 4 Ways that the Presidential Election Will Affect ...

    Healthcare, pharmaceutical, energy and defense stocks could be impacted, as presidential ...
  4. How to Profit From Market Volatility Using ETFs ...

    Volatility funds offer exposure to high greed and fear levels while avoiding predictions ...
  5. Using Moving Averages To Trade The Volatility ...

    VIX moving averages smooth out the natural choppiness of the indicator, letting traders ...
  6. Detrended Price Oscillator Trading Strategies ...

    The detrended price oscillator (DPO) offers a simple approach to cycle analysis, ...
  1. How do you calculate a reverse split using Excel?

    Find out about reverse stock splits and how reverse splits affects outstanding shares and share price, and learn how to calculate ...
  2. How do I decide whether a credit card offer is a good deal or not?

    Discover the ways that externalities lead to market failure. Externalities are costs or benefits that go to a third party, ...
  3. How is the short interest of a company related to a short squeeze of a company?

    Learn about the short interest and short squeeze, how to determine if a stock is a short squeeze candidate and how short ...
  4. What are some common markets where notional value is used?

    Find out more about the notional value of securities and which markets commonly use the notional value to indicate the total ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Trickle-Down Theory

    An economic idea which states that decreasing marginal and capital gains tax rates - especially for corporations, investors ...
  2. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
  3. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
  4. Sharpe Ratio

    The Sharpe Ratio is a measure for calculating risk-adjusted return, and this ratio has become the industry standard for such ...
  5. Death Taxes

    Taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on the ...
  6. Retained Earnings

    Retained earnings is the percentage of net earnings not paid out as dividends, but retained by the company to be reinvested ...
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