Stock Market Terminology

  1. The Hidden Portfolio Risk in Higher Rates

    We discuss the implications of a higher rate regime for your portfolio. The answer ...
  2. Gold is Still a Good Hedge when Volatility Rises

    With volatility low and interest rates poised to rise, why hold gold? We discuss ...
  3. With Election Looming, Fundamentals & Fed Matter ...

    This has been an unusual election in the United States, to say the least. We discuss ...
  4. Fitbit's Sales of Wearable Devices Surge (FIT)

    Fitbit's market share is surging as more uses for wearable devices emerge
  5. Once Again, It’s Too Quiet Out There

    Russ discusses what's behind the unusually low volatility in the markets, and what ...
  6. GW Pharmaceuticals' ADP Shares: What You Need ...

    Explore details about GW Pharmaceuticals' public offering of ADSs, and learn the ...
  1. Fitbit's Sales of Wearable Devices Surge (FIT)

    Fitbit's market share is surging as more uses for wearable devices emerge
  2. GW Pharmaceuticals' ADP Shares: What You Need ...

    Explore details about GW Pharmaceuticals' public offering of ADSs, and learn the ...
  3. Two Senators Investigate Pricing of Mylan's EpiPen ...

    Mylan is coming under attack by two U.S. Senators who are demanding to know why the ...
  4. Paramount's 'Ben-Hur' Hurting at the Box Office ...

    Viacom's Paramount Pictures has another disappointment with "Ben-Hur" flopping over ...
  5. Jet.com’s Discount Tech a Driver of Walmart’s ...

    Wal-Mart's blockbuster purchase of Jet.com was driven in large part by the start-up's ...
  6. T. Rowe Price Sues Valeant Pharmaceuticals For ...

    T. Rowe Price has launched a lawsuit against Valeant Pharmaceuticals, claiming it ...
  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. 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 ...
  3. How do I place an order to buy or sell shares?

    Read a brief overview of how to open a brokerage account, how to buy and sell stock, and the different kinds of trade orders ...
  4. 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 ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
  2. Sharpe Ratio

    The Sharpe Ratio is a measure for calculating risk-adjusted return, and this ratio has become the industry standard for such ...
  3. Death Taxes

    Taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on the ...
  4. Retained Earnings

    Retained earnings is the percentage of net earnings not paid out as dividends, but retained by the company to be reinvested ...
  5. Demand Elasticity

    In economics, the demand elasticity refers to how sensitive the demand for a good is to changes in other economic variables. ...
  6. Dark Pool

    A dark pool is a private financial forum or exchange for trading securities.
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