Stock Market Terminology

  1. The Strong Dollar’s (Real) Toll On Tech Stocks

    A large portion of U.S. technology companies’ sales occur overseas, given the strong ...
  2. The Case For Stocks Today

    Last week, U.S. equities advanced with the S&P 500 Index notching new records. Investors ...
  3. Why You May Want To Be (And Stay) In Bonds

    Bonds are complicated, and it’s easy to feel intimidated or confused. Fortunately, ...
  4. What More Volatility Means For Momentum Stocks

    One byproduct of the recent tick higher in bond yields: a meaningful rise in volatility ...
  5. How To Implement A Smart Beta Investing Strategy

    Smart beta investing is the notion of re-writing investment rules to improve investment ...
  6. Market Crisis: Does Diversification Still Work?

    If you still aren’t sold on the benefits of international diversification, you may ...
  1. The World's Top Ten News Companies

    Investopedia explores the top companies which are leaders in the business of news.
  2. What Is Online Trading Academy?

    Online Trading Academy educates individuals about stocks, forex, futures and options ...
  3. Why did Berkshire Hathaway create Class B shares?

    Learn why Warren Buffett created Class B shares of its highly priced Berkshire Hathaway ...
  4. Buyinb Facebook Stock, A Beginner's Guide

    This straightforward guide helps the novice investor feel more adept at buying a ...
  5. Alibaba's Top Competitors

    A look at Alibaba’s top competitors to understand perceived and real competitive ...
  6. Analysis of Companies with high goodwill

    High goodwill as a percentage of market cap can actually be a big red flag--it potentially ...
  1. Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Being a stock trader can be both profitable and gratifying. To maximize the financial ...
  1. How does a company decide when it is going to split its stock?

    Learn why some companies decide to split their shares, and understand how they think it helps the stock's liquidity and future ...
  2. Why are some spin-offs taxable and some are tax-free?

    Learn how spinoffs of subsidiaries from a parent company are typically done, and what determines whether a spinoff is taxable ...
  3. Which has performed better historically, the stock market or real estate?

    Find out why stocks have historically performed better than real estate in U.S. history, why this makes sense, and why the ...
  4. What's the difference between cash-on-delivery differ and delivery against payment?

    Find out more about cash on delivery and delivery versus payment transactions and the difference between these two types ...
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