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  1. What OPEC Agreement Means for Oil Stocks

    What OPEC's production agreement means for oil and related stocks.
  2. Top 5 Alternative Energy ETFs for 2018

    ETFs that focus on alternative energy have not produced positive returns but these 5 show promise.
  3. Top 5 Semiconductor ETFs as of June 2018

    See why these 5 stellar semiconductor ETFs are ahead of the pack in 2018.
  4. Best Online Brokers for Stock Trading 2018

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  5. How Much Does the US Trade With the EU?

    Here's a look at what at top items traded between the US and EU and which states are the most active in this trade.
  6. Best Online Brokers for Stock Trading 2018

    Best Online Brokers for Stock Trading 2018
  1. You Should Pay Off These Types of Debts First

    Find out which types of debt are better to pay down now, and which ones might be better to pay off more slowly to allow for ...
  2. Should You Lend Money to Family or Friends?

    Find out how loaning cash to help family or friends can put a strain on your relationship and your bank account. Learn how ...
  3. How to Start Building Solid Credit at a Young Age

    These days, credit scores can affect everything from loan terms to your job search. Learn why you should establish a credit ...
  4. How to Invest When You're Deep in Debt

    Find out how debt often prevents people from investing. If you are borrowing, you can still learn to balance your debt with ...
  5. Prepare For Your CFA Exams

    Find out how to get yourself ready for these lengthy and often daunting exams.
  6. Should You Close Your Credit Card?

    Learn about some of the consequences of closing a credit card, including how it will affect your credit score based upon ...
  1. Common Misconceptions About Binary Options

    There are many misconceptions about binary options so it is important that traders understand what they are--and what they ...
  2. What Is A Bull Put Spread?

    In a bull put spread, the options trader writes a put on a security to collect premium income and perhaps buy the security ...
  3. Avoid Premature Exercise Of Employee Stock Options

    With early exercise, you forfeit some profit back to your employer and incur an income tax penalty.
  4. Binary Options Strategies

    Binary options offer a great way to trade on the direction of an asset or overall market due to their all-or-nothing characteristics.
  5. Forward Contracts: The Foundation Of All Derivatives

    An investor can assess interest rate parity and implement covered interest arbitrage by using a currency forward contract ...
  6. What is an Iron Butterfly Option Strategy?

    The iron butterfly options play can generate profits for market players who believe there will be minimal price movement ...
  1. A Trader's Guide to Using Fractals

    This reversal pattern, known as fractals, can make sense of the seeming randomness of market movements and improve your trading. ...
  2. Strategies for part-time forex traders

    Learn strategies for part-time forex traders to profit even with an inconsistent trading schedule. Find the information you ...
  3. The forex 3-session system

    Market hours for Tokyo, London and New York comprise the three trading sessions that determine volatility peaks. Find out ...
  4. Forex leverage: A double-edged sword

    Find out how leverage, a flexible and customizable tool, magnifies both gains and losses in the forex markets.
  5. 6 factors that influence exchange rates

    Here, you'll get in-depth look at out how a currency's relative value reflects a country's economic health and impacts your ...
  6. The U.S. dollar and the Japanese yen: An interesting partnership

    Learn more about the USD/JPY relationship, wherein the yen can be partially explained in terms of Treasury bonds.
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    Inflation is the rate at which prices for goods and services is rising and the worth of currency is dropping.
  3. Discount Rate

    Discount rate is the interest rate charged to commercial banks and other depository institutions for loans received from ...
  4. Economies of Scale

    Economies of scale refer to reduced costs per unit that arise from increased total output of a product. For example, a larger ...
  5. Quick Ratio

    The quick ratio measures a company’s ability to meet its short-term obligations with its most liquid assets.
  6. Leverage

    Leverage results from using borrowed capital as a source of funding when investing to expand the firm's asset base and generate ...
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