Matt Lee

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  1. Trading Strategy

    What do the numbers after the bid and ask numbers in stock quotes mean?

    These numbers are called the bid and ask sizes, and they represent the aggregate number of pending trades at the given bid ...
  2. Forex & Currencies

    How do you make money trading money?

    Trading money, particularly in the forex market, is a speculative risk, as you are betting that the value of a currency will ...
  3. Financial Analysis

    What is property, plant, and equipment?

    Property, plant, and equipment are physical or tangible assets that are long-term assets that typically have a life of more ...
  4. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Is Your Credit Score Affected by the Number of Cards You Have?

    Learn how your credit score, or FICO score, is measured by creditors to check your potential credit worthiness for loans ...
  5. Trading Instruments

    What is a Debt for Equity Swap?

    Learn why companies issue debt for equity swaps, what they are, and how they impact shareholders and debt holders.
  6. Trading Instruments

    How Does the ISIN Numbering System Work?

    International Securities Identification Numbering (ISIN) system codes all sorts of securities with unique identification ...
  7. Bonds / Fixed Income

    Can a bond have a negative yield?

    It is unlikely that a bond will have a negative yield but there are a few rare exceptions. Learn of the cases in which a ...
  8. Trading Strategy

    Why would my stock's value decline despite good news being released?

    There are many possible explanations for a stock's value declining despite good news being released. Investors should remain ...
  9. High Net Worth Strategy

    Where do most fund managers get their market information?

    Fund managers make investment decisions by having access to resources that the average investor does not such as using specialized ...
  10. Investing Strategy

    Why Do Companies Delay Earning Release?

    Companies will delay an earnings release for an unforeseen reason. Learn what smart investor should do during an occurrence like ...
  11. Forex & Currencies

    What is the correlation between U.S. stock prices and the value of the U.S. dollar?

    The correlation between American stock prices and the U.S. dollar comes down to the two variables having a correlation coefficient ...
  12. Trading Strategy

    What is the difference between trading currency futures and spot FX?

    The main difference between currency futures and spot FX is when the physical exchange of the currency pair takes place.
  13. Forex & Currencies

    What is a pip and what does it represent?

    A pip is a very small measure of change in a currency pair in the forex market and can be measured in terms of the quote ...
  14. Investing Strategy

    Does a Stock Dividend Dilute The Price Per Share as Would a Forward Stock Split?

    Determine if paying a dividend to shareholders dilutes the price per share. Find out how a stock split increases shares outstanding ...
  15. Bonds / Fixed Income

    Are high-yield bonds better investments than low-yield bonds?

    It depends on the amount of default risk you as an investor want to be exposed to. More yield goes hand-in-hand with more ...
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