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    Healthcare, pharmaceutical, energy and defense stocks could be impacted, as presidential ...
  3. Junk Bonds in Stressed Market Conditions

    In stressed market conditions, particularly in economic recessions, junk bonds should ...
  4. Is Wall Street Living in Denial?

    Will remaining calm and staying long present significant risks to your investment ...
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    Issuing debt over equity can have several advantages for companies. Here we have ...
  1. 4 Ways that the Presidential Election Will Affect ...

    Healthcare, pharmaceutical, energy and defense stocks could be impacted, as presidential ...
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    Volatility funds offer exposure to high greed and fear levels while avoiding predictions ...
  3. Using Moving Averages To Trade The Volatility ...

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

    The detrended price oscillator (DPO) offers a simple approach to cycle analysis, ...
  5. Avoid The Perfection Trap In Trading (CELG)

    Avoid the perfection trap and make peace with the market’s high levels of systematic ...
  6. Understanding The Price Vs. Time Equation

    Price and time generate vastly different reward: risk profiles.
  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. 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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