Market Mechanism

  1. 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 ...
  2. Why You Need to Watch Small Caps (IWM)

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

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

    Portfolio diversification is essential in any situation, but especially so as the ...
  5. Why Commodities Aren't to Blame for Market Malaise

    Commodities are taking the brunt of the blame for poor investment performance. Are ...
  6. 4 Ways that the Presidential Election Will Affect ...

    Healthcare, pharmaceutical, energy and defense stocks could be impacted, as presidential ...
  1. Why You Need to Watch Small Caps (IWM)

    Small cap performance impacts broad market tone and direction while revealing important ...
  2. 4 Ways that the Presidential Election Will Affect ...

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

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

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

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

    Avoid the perfection trap and make peace with the market’s high levels of systematic ...
  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. MACD Technical Indicator

    Moving Average Convergence Divergence (or MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between ...
  2. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  3. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  4. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
  5. Basis Point (BPS)

    A unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1%, and is used to denote the change in a financial instrument. The basis point is commonly ...
  6. Sharing Economy

    An economic model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else.
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