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  1. Use Options to Hedge Against Iron Ore Downslide

    Using iron ore options is a way to take advantage of a current downslide in iron ...
  2. Understanding Rent-to-Own Contracts

    They can work for you or against you. Here's how to negotiate a fair one.
  3. Avoiding the 5 Most Common Rent-to-Own Mistakes

    Pitfalls that a prospective tenant-buyer could encounter on the road to purchase ...
  4. Renting vs. Owning: Which is Better for You?

    Despite the conventional wisdom, renting might make more financial sense than you ...
  5. When Are Rent-to-Own Homes a Good Idea?

    Lease now and pay later can work – for a select few.
  6. When Getting a Rent-to-Own Car Makes Sense

    If your credit is bad, rent-to-own may be a better way to purchase a car than taking ...
  1. Normal Profit

    An economic condition occurring when the difference between a firm’s total revenue ...
  2. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying ...
  3. Long on Oil? Hedge Falling Oil Prices with Options

    With no end to the oil slump in sight, here are some risk management strategies using ...
  4. ETF Analysis: iPath S&P 500 VIX Futures

    Learn more about the iPath S&P 500 Short-Term Futures Exchange Traded Note, the characteristics ...
  5. How To Create Capital Protected Investment Using ...

    Does "Capital-Protection" guarantee in an investment product sound attractive? Wait! ...
  6. How does a forward contract differ from a call ...

    Find out more about forward contracts, call options, the mechanics of these financial ...
  1. Binary Options Tutorial

    A binary option is a straightforward yes/no trade. At expiration the option will ...
  2. Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

    This Investopedia tutorial provides an introduction to the leading exchange-traded ...
  3. Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Being a stock trader can be both profitable and gratifying. To maximize the financial ...
  4. Options Pricing

    Options are valued in a variety of different ways. Learn about how options are priced ...
  1. How does a forward contract differ from a call option?

    Find out more about forward contracts, call options, the mechanics of these financial instruments and the difference between ...
  2. What are the main risks associated with trading derivatives?

    Understand derivatives trading and learn about the primary risks usually associated with trading in the derivatives market, ...
  3. How can an investor profit from a fall in the utilities sector?

    Learn how an investor can profit from a fall in the utilities sector by employing speculation methods such as short selling ...
  4. What is the difference between derivatives and options?

    Learn how options are one type of derivative and how equity options derive their value from a stock, and understand other ...
  1. 6 Simple Steps To $1 Million

    Becoming a millionaire is not as hard as you might think - it just takes time.
  2. 4 Biggest Investor Errors

    It's always good practice to keep Warren Buffett's mantra in mind: "Rule No.1 is: ...
  3. Top 10 Green Industries

    Put a little green in your wallet by investing in these growing areas.
  4. 10 Biggest All-Star Bargains Of 2009

    With the 2009 MLB All-Star game in St.Louis a days away, here's a look at some All-Stars ...
  5. 6 Ways To Make Better Options Trades

    Learn how to make better options trades with the average monthly range.
  6. 10 Options Strategies To Know

    If you want to trade options but are short on strategies, we can help.
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