Stock Market Terminology

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  2. A Breakdown on How the Stock Market Works

    Learn what it means to own stocks and shares, why shares exist, and how you buy and ...
  3. What Could Hurt the Recent Turnaround in Stocks?

    Falling oil prices, bad corporate earnings and a rancorous election season hasn't ...
  4. 3 Investment Fees That Are Negotiable

    Investment fees are a necessary evil but that doesn't mean they have to be overly ...
  5. DIY Annuities: What You Need to Know

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  6. Top 3 Stocks to Invest in If You Can't Stand ...

    Don't have the appetite for risk? Consider these 3 stocks.
  1. Top 3 Stocks to Invest in If You Can't Stand ...

    Don't have the appetite for risk? Consider these 3 stocks.
  2. BATS, Second-Largest U.S. Equity Exchange, to ...

    BATS Global Markets Inc., which runs four U.S. equity exchanges and has branched ...
  3. Recent events may impact Icahn's portfolio (AAPL, ...

    Recent Events Surrounding Apple Inc. (AAPL) and American International Group Inc ...
  4. Adobe Systems: An Activist Investment Analysis ...

    Find out how activist investor and ValueAct Capital CEO Jeffrey Ubben led computer ...
  5. Analyst Assures Apple Shares Will Remain Unscathed

    Apple refuses to create backdoor iPhone technology but a top Wall Street analyst ...
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    Explore the fundamentals of Under Armour stock, and discover why it better suits ...
  1. Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Being a stock trader can be both profitable and gratifying. To maximize the financial ...
  1. Do hedge funds have ticker symbols?

    Discover whether or not hedge funds have ticker symbols, where you can find ticker symbols and the significance of a ticker ...
  2. Where do penny stocks trade?

    Learn where penny stocks are traded, and how investors can obtain access to penny stock trading, along with general information ...
  3. Where can I buy penny stocks?

    Discover basic information an investor needs on trading penny stocks, including where penny stocks are traded and the risks ...
  4. How does the stock market react to changes in the Federal Funds Rate?

    Learn how the stock market reacts to changes in the federal funds rate. The fed funds rate is the overnight rate at which ...
Hot Definitions
  1. 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 ...
  2. Keynesian Economics

    An economic theory of total spending in the economy and its effects on output and inflation. Keynesian economics was developed ...
  3. Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications ...

    A member-owned cooperative that provides safe and secure financial transactions for its members. Established in 1973, the ...
  4. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles - GAAP

    The common set of accounting principles, standards and procedures that companies use to compile their financial statements. ...
  5. DuPont Analysis

    A method of performance measurement that was started by the DuPont Corporation in the 1920s. With this method, assets are ...
  6. Call Option

    An agreement that gives an investor the right (but not the obligation) to buy a stock, bond, commodity, or other instrument ...
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