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  1. Crude Oil Price Forecast: Watch IEA Oil Report

    March 12, 2018
    This week's IEA monthly Oil Market Report for February means the supply side of the oil market is still very much in focus ...
  2. Crude Oil Price Forecast: Supply Side Focus

    March 4, 2018
    Supply side worries are likely to remain the focus for traders next week as oil prices remain stuck in a downtrend.
  3. How To Give A Stock For Christmas

    December 15, 2017
    If you're looking for a gift that can hold its value and teach your kid about finances, a stock might be the best thing to ...
  4. Will Apple Suppliers Join iPhone X Rally?

    November 20, 2017
    Analog Devices' earnings report on Tuesday morning may offer actionable insight on Apple's iPhone X rollout.
  5. ETFs: A Derivative By Any Other Name

    November 14, 2017
    Despite two decades of assurances, ETFs may well be dangerous. Remember what they used to say about mortgage-backed securities?
  6. What Apple's Earnings Win Means for Its Stock Today

    November 3, 2017
    Expect a big open for Apple stock, and keep an eye on momentum.
  1. Put-Call Ratio

    The put-call ratio is the ratio of the trading volume of put options to call options. An indicator of investor sentiment ...
  2. Put Option

    A put options is an option contract giving the owner the right, but not the obligation, to sell a specified amount of an ...
  3. Chart of the Week: All Eyes On Trade

    We see limited trade actions as unlikely to hurt the risk-on sentiment.
  4. Interest Only (IO) Strips

    Interest only (IO) strips are a financial product created by separating the interest and principal streams of a debt backed ...
  5. Moneyness

    Moneyness is a description of a derivative relating its strike price to the price of its underlying asset.
  6. Failure To Deliver

    Failure to deliver refers to a situation where one party in a transaction does not meet their obligation to either pay for ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Money Market

    The money market is a segment of the financial market in which financial instruments with high liquidity and very short maturities ...
  2. Perfect Competition

    Pure or perfect competition is a theoretical market structure in which a number of criteria such as perfect information and ...
  3. Compound Interest

    Compound Interest is interest calculated on the initial principal and also on the accumulated interest of previous periods ...
  4. Income Statement

    A financial statement that measures a company's financial performance over a specific accounting period. Financial performance ...
  5. Leverage Ratio

    A leverage ratio is any one of several financial measurements that look at how much capital comes in the form of debt, or ...
  6. Annuity

    An annuity is a financial product that pays out a fixed stream of payments to an individual, primarily used as an income ...
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