Chad Langager

Chad Langager is the co-founder of Second Summit Ventures. He is passionate about the internet, startups and cycling. You can find out more about him on his website www.clangager.com.

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  1. Investing Strategy

    Why Would a Company Drastically Cut Its Dividend?

    Learn the reasons a company may significantly cut or eliminate their dividend payments to shareholders. Find out how this ...
  2. Investing Strategy

    Why do U.S. Treasury yields decrease in an emerging market crisis?

    Learn why you will often see the yields on Treasuries fall during a crisis in an emerging or foreign market. Find out about ...
  3. Trading Strategy

    What is the difference between a quote driven market and an order driven one?

    The difference between these two market systems lies in what is displayed in the market in terms of orders and bid and ask ...
  4. Trading Strategy

    How can you lose more money than you invest shorting a stock?

    Since there is no limit to how high the price of a stock can rise, there is theoretically no limit to the amount of money ...
  5. Investing Strategy

    Selling shares before the ex-dividend date

    Selling a stock before the ex-dividend date will most certainly affect whether or not you receive a dividend from the company. ...
  6. Trading Strategy

    If I short sell $5,000 worth of stock and the stock becomes worthless, I have made $5,000 with a very small investment. Isn't the return here much greater than 100%?

    The simple answer is that the maximum return of any short sale investment is 100%; however, the concepts underlying short ...
  7. Trading Strategy

    Can an Option Have a Negative Strike Price?

    When it comes to exchange traded options, an option can't have a negative strike price.
  8. Investing

    How do I figure out my cost basis on a stock investment?

    The cost basis of any investment is the original value of an asset adjusted for stock splits, dividends and capital distributions. ...
  9. Financial Analysis

    Who is responsible for protecting and managing shareholders' interests?

    Several parties are supposed to, including the company's employees, its executives and its board of directors.
  10. Taxes

    How does the marginal tax rate system work?

    The marginal tax rate is the rate of tax that income earners incur on each additional dollar of income.
  11. Trading Strategy

    What Is a GTEM Order?

    GTEM stands for 'good 'til extended market' and allow you to engage in after-hours trading.
  12. Trading Strategy

    How Do I Measure Option Liquidity?

    There are a couple of ways to measure option liquidity: daily volume and open interest.
  13. Trading Strategy

    What Happens When Borrowed Short Shares Are Sold?

    In a short-sale transaction, shares are borrowed from the lender and sold in the market.
  14. Commodities

    What is the relationship between oil prices and inflation?

    Understand how the price of oil and inflation are often seen as being connected in a cause and effect relationship.
  15. Trading Strategy

    When short selling a stock, how long does a short seller have before covering?

    The lender of the shares in a short sale has the ability to request the shares be returned at any time, with minimal notice, ...
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