1. Money Market: Introduction
  2. Money Market: What Is It?
  3. Money Market: Treasury Bills (T-Bills)
  4. Money Market: Certificate Of Deposit (CD)
  5. Money Market: Commercial Paper
  6. Money Market: Banker's Acceptance
  7. Money Market: Eurodollars
  8. Money Market: Repos
  9. Money Market: Conclusion
Whenever a bear market comes along, investors realize (yet again!) that the stock market is a risky place for their savings. It's a fact we tend to forget while enjoying the returns of a bull market! Unfortunately, this is part of the risk-return tradeoff. To get higher returns, you have to take on a higher level of risk. For many investors, a volatile market is too much to stomach - the money market offers an alternative to these higher-risk investments.

The money market is better known as a place for large institutions and government to manage their short-term cash needs. However, individual investors have access to the market through a variety of different securities. In this tutorial, we'll cover various types of money market securities and how they can work in your portfolio.
Money Market: What Is It?

Related Articles
  1. Investing

    Financial Markets: Capital Vs. Money Markets

    Two commonly used components of the financial market are money markets and capital markets. Find out the similarities and differences between them.
  2. Investing

    The Pros And Cons Of Money Market Funds

    Find out whether stocking your money in these accounts will stand up to the test of time.
  3. Investing

    Get A Short-Term Advantage In The Money Market

    This investment vehicle is often the perfect stop-gap measure for growing your money.
  4. Investing

    Stashing Your Cash: Mattress Or Market?

    Pulling your money out of the market may help you sleep at night, but is it a smart move?
  5. Investing

    Financial Markets: Capital vs. Money Markets

    Financial instruments with high liquidity and short maturities trade in money markets. Long-term assets trade in the capital markets.
  6. Investing

    Money Market Mutual Funds: A Better Savings Account

    An good alternative to the traditional savings account is the money market mutual fund. It's easy, safe and has better returns.
  7. Investing

    Why Money Market Funds Break The Buck

    These funds are noted for their safety in a rough market. Read on to find out why.
  8. Investing

    How to Updgrade Your Portfolio in a Down Market

    While it may be tempting to sell when the market turns downward, your long-term results may be better if you leave your money and ride it out.
Trading Center