The Dow Jones Industrial Average
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Learn how this price-weighted index performs and the ways to interpret its movements.
Floating stock is the number of a company’s shares that are available for the public to buy and sell.
A financial market with declining asset prices fueled by investors’ pessimism, lack of confidence and negative expectations. While bear markets are partly based on actual investment performance, they are also partly based on investor psychology.
A designated market maker maintains fair and orderly markets for an assigned set of listed firms and improves market liquidity.
Most investment choices involve a tradeoff between risk and reward. The "Efficient Frontier" is a modern portfolio theory tool that shows investors the best possible return they can expect from their portfolio, given the level of volatility they're willing to accept.
Weighted average cost of capital may be hard to calculate, but it's a solid way to measure investment quality
Learn about how this number provides a measure of how much systematic risk a firm's equity has compared to the market.
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