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  1. A Look At Primary And Secondary Markets

    Knowing how the primary and secondary markets work is key to understanding how stocks ...
  2. An Introduction To Swaps

    Learn how these derivatives work and how companies can benefit from them.
  3. Market Capitalization Defined

    Find out the differences between mega-, large-, mid- and small-cap stocks and how ...
  4. Why A Falling Stock Is Not Always A Bargain

    Learn how to successfully trade pullbacks and to avoid being crushed by "falling ...
  5. Credit Default Swaps: An Introduction

    This derivative can help manage portfolio risk, but it isn't a simple vehicle.
  6. The Risks & Rewards of Penny Stocks

    Penny stocks can make you a lot of money in a short period of time, but this is a ...
  1. What is a derivative?

    A derivative is a contract between two or more parties whose value is based on an agreed-upon underlying financial asset, ...
  2. Do penny stocks trade after hours?

    Understand what qualifies as a penny stock and what qualifies as a low-priced security. Learn about after-hours trading as ...
  3. What is a "pink sheet" in the context of an OTC (over-the-counter) transaction?

    Read about pink sheets, the electronically driven over-the-counter market in which broker-dealers connect to trade the stock ...
  4. What are the SEC (Securities And Exchange Commission) rules about OTC (over-the-counter) ...

    Find out how the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority regulate trades on the ...
  1. 6 Generic Products That Are Just As Good

    Sometimes, it's worth it to stick to brand name, but going generic on certain products ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Return On Invested Capital - ROIC

    A calculation used to assess a company's efficiency at allocating the capital under its control to profitable investments. ...
  2. Law Of Demand

    A microeconomic law that states that, all other factors being equal, as the price of a good or service increases, consumer ...
  3. Cost Of Debt

    The effective rate that a company pays on its current debt. This can be measured in either before- or after-tax returns; ...
  4. Yield Curve

    A line that plots the interest rates, at a set point in time, of bonds having equal credit quality, but differing maturity ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. Keynesian Economics

    An economic theory of total spending in the economy and its effects on output and inflation. Keynesian economics was developed ...
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