Institutional Investors

Next video:
Loading the player...

Learn more about the advantages that financial institutions enjoy when buying and selling securities.

Related Articles
  1. Technical Indicators

    Key Financial Ratios to Analyze Investment Banks

    Find out which financial ratios are most useful when analyzing an investment bank, and why tracking capital efficiency is especially important.
  2. Investing

    Where the Price is Right for Dividends

    There are two broad schools of thought for equity income investing: The first pays the highest dividend yields and the second focuses on healthy yields.
  3. Professionals

    Top 3 Misconceptions About Financial Analysts

    Learn misconceptions about financial analysts, such as they exclusively study the stock market, they are the same as financial advisors and they are all rich.
  4. Investing Basics

    What is Equity?

    Think of equity as ownership in any asset after all debts stemming from that asset are paid.
  5. Investing Basics

    The Dangers Of Share Dilution

    Share dilution reduces the value of an individual investment and can drastically impact a portfolio.
  6. Investing Basics

    Valuation Of A Preferred Stock

    To find the value of the preferred stock, each future dividend payment needs to be discounted back to the present, and then added together.
  7. Options & Futures

    How to use Straddle Strategies

    Discover how this sophisticated trading technique can unlock significant gains while reducing your losses.
  8. Economics

    5 Ways to Play the Stock Market after an Interest Rate Hike

    When the Fed will raises rates is still the unknown, but if it happens investors can benefit. Financials, consumer and growth stocks should do well.
  9. Investing Basics

    What's a Benchmark?

    A benchmark is a standard investors choose to gauge the performance of their portfolios.
  10. Stock Analysis

    Does Weather Affect the Stock Market?

    Find out if the weather can change the stock market, and why economists and meteorologists will probably always struggle to know the answer.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Turkey

    Slang for an investment that yields disappointing results or turns out worse than expected. Failed business deals, securities ...
  2. Barefoot Pilgrim

    A slang term for an unsophisticated investor who loses all of his or her wealth by trading equities in the stock market. ...
  3. Quick Ratio

    The quick ratio is an indicator of a company’s short-term liquidity. The quick ratio measures a company’s ability to meet ...
  4. Black Tuesday

    October 29, 1929, when the DJIA fell 12% - one of the largest one-day drops in stock market history. More than 16 million ...
  5. Black Monday

    October 19, 1987, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) lost almost 22% in a single day. That event marked the beginning ...
  6. Monetary Policy

    Monetary policy is the actions of a central bank, currency board or other regulatory committee that determine the size and ...
Trading Center