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  1. An Introduction To Swaps

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

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

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

    This derivative can help manage portfolio risk, but it isn't a simple vehicle.
  5. 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 ...
  6. Should You Invest In Fannie Mae Stock?

    If you're risk-adverse, you might want to avoid investing in Fannie Mae. But if you're ...
  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 ...
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  3. Black Swan

    An event or occurrence that deviates beyond what is normally expected of a situation and that would be extremely difficult ...
  4. Inverted Yield Curve

    An interest rate environment in which long-term debt instruments have a lower yield than short-term debt instruments of the ...
  5. Socially Responsible Investment - SRI

    An investment that is considered socially responsible because of the nature of the business the company conducts. Common ...
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