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    Futures have a number of advantages over options such as fixed upfront trading costs, ...
  2. SLV: iShares Silver Trust ETF

    Learn about the iShares Silver Trust, an exchange-traded fund that invests primarily ...
  3. BIB: ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF

    Find out information about the ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology exchange-traded ...
  4. 5 Ways To Double Your Investment

    From risky manoeuvres to slow-and-steady strategies, we look at five methods to double ...
  5. Credit Default Swaps: An Introduction

    This derivative can help manage portfolio risk, but it isn't a simple vehicle.
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    Beware of zombies and Jekyll and Hyde companies! Read about the spooky terms circulating ...
  1. SLV: iShares Silver Trust ETF

    Learn about the iShares Silver Trust, an exchange-traded fund that invests primarily ...
  2. BIB: ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF

    Find out information about the ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology exchange-traded ...
  3. The Top 4 Equity Proxies For the Futures Markets ...

    Futures markets have highly liquid equity proxies for nearly all major contracts, ...
  4. Top 4 Inverse Equities ETFs (SH, SDS)

    Explore analysis of some of the most popular inverse and leveraged-inverse ETFs that ...
  5. ETF Analysis: U.S 12 Month Natural Gas (UNL)

    Learn about the United States 12 Month Natural Gas Fund, an exchange-traded fund ...
  6. ETF/ETN Analysis: iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil

    Learn about iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil exchange-traded notes and how investors can ...
  1. Is there a difference between financial spread betting and arbitrage? (AAPL, NFLX)

    Find out more about financial spread betting, arbitrage and the differences between financial spread betting and the arbitrage ...
  2. Why do companies enter into futures contracts?

    Learn how companies use futures contracts for the purposes of hedging their exposure to price fluctuations as well as for ...
  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. How can an investor profit from a decline in the real estate sector?

    Learn how investors profit from declines in the real estate sector by engaging in speculation methods such as short selling, ...
  1. 5 Ways To Double Your Investment

    Here are five different approaches that investors can take in hopes of doubling their ...
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