Kesavan Balasubramaniam

Kesavan Balasubramaniam

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  1. Bonds / Fixed Income

    Municipal Bonds Vs. Money Market Funds

    Municipal bonds are a loan from you to a state or local government or authority; money market funds are a type of mutual ...
  2. Investing Strategy

    How to calculate a stock's adjusted closing price

    When the day's trading is done, all stocks are priced at close. The adjusted closing price accounts for any distribution ...
  3. Laws & Regulations

    What is the difference between open-market and closed-market transactions?

    Legal insider transactions can take place in two ways: an open-market transaction or a closed-market transaction. Learn about ...
  4. Investing

    How do I buy an over-the-counter stock?

    Buy and sell orders of over-the-counter (OTC) securities take place through market makers who carry an inventory of securities ...
  5. Small Business

    Does an all-stock or all-cash M&A deal affect the equity of the buying company?

    Mergers and acquisitions are becoming increasingly popular forms of corporate restructuring and can affect the buying company's ...
  6. Investing

    What are the advantages and disadvantages for a company going public?

    Companies often use an initial public offering (IPO) as a way to generate capital. There are both advantages and disadvantages ...
  7. Brokerages

    Why Do Brokers Ask for Personal Information?

    There are 3 reasons a broker needs personal information: suitability, record-keeping and the law.
  8. High Net Worth Strategy

    How do you Fund a Forex Account?

    Global currencies are traded on the forex market. Here's how to tap in.
  9. Retirement Savings

    Can I have a self-directed IRA or Roth IRA using the forex market?

    In the U.S., one of the best ways for individuals to protect their income from taxes and save for retirement is by using ...
  10. Forex & Currencies

    How does leverage work in the forex market?

    Investors use leverage to significantly increase the returns that can be provided on an investment. They lever their investments ...
  11. Forex & Currencies

    How does margin trading in the forex market work?

    When an investor uses a margin account, he or she is essentially borrowing to increase the possible return on investment. ...
  12. Forex & Currencies

    How can I trade in cross currency pairs if my forex account is denominated in U.S. dollars?

    The forex market allows individuals to trade on nearly all of the currencies in the world. However, most of the trading is ...
  13. Forex & Currencies

    What are the rules for placing stop and limit orders in forex?

    The high amounts of leverage commonly found in the forex market can offer investors the potential to make big gains, but ...
  14. Forex & Currencies

    What impact does a higher non-farm payroll have on the forex market?

    Traders are constantly monitoring various economic indicators to identify trends in economic growth. Some of the most watched ...
  15. Financial Analysis

    How do open market operations affect the U.S. money supply?

    Formulating a country's monetary policy is extremely important when it comes to promoting sustainable economic growth. More ...
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