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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. 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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