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. Yield Curve

    A line that plots the interest rates, at a set point in time, of bonds having equal credit quality, but differing maturity ...
  2. Stop-Limit Order

    An order placed with a broker that combines the features of stop order with those of a limit order. A stop-limit order will ...
  3. Keynesian Economics

    An economic theory of total spending in the economy and its effects on output and inflation. Keynesian economics was developed ...
  4. Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications ...

    A member-owned cooperative that provides safe and secure financial transactions for its members. Established in 1973, the ...
  5. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles - GAAP

    The common set of accounting principles, standards and procedures that companies use to compile their financial statements. ...
  6. DuPont Analysis

    A method of performance measurement that was started by the DuPont Corporation in the 1920s. With this method, assets are ...
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