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  1. Introduction To Inflation-Protected Securities

    Inflation is an enemy to investors - except to those who invest in IPS, which guarantee a real rate of return with no credit ...
  2. Open Your Eyes To Closed-End Funds

    Although less popular than their open-ended counterparts, these investment vehicles are worth a second look.
  3. Top 4 Mutual Fund Holders of Goldman Sachs (GS)

    Discover the four largest mutual fund holders of Goldman Sachs shares and learn how their investment portfolios could help ...
  4. Top Mutual Fund Holders of Bank of America

    Discover the top four largest mutual fund holders of Bank of America shares, and learn if their investment strategies can ...
  5. SPDR's Jim Ross on How to Utilize ETFs

    As Executive VP of State Street Global Advisors and Chairman of the Global SPDR business, Jim Ross knows how to make ETFs ...
  6. Howard-D'Antonio Strategy

    Thee Howard Antonio Strategy offers investors an algorithm for determining the most efficient hedge position given a desired ...
  1. What is the average return on equity for a company in the retail sector?

    Find out more about return on equity, how to calculate it and the average return on equity for companies in the retail sector.
  2. Memory-Of-Price Strategy

    A memory-of-price strategy assumes the support and resistance points of double tops and double bottoms exert an influence ...
  3. Gather In The Stops

    Gather in the stops is a trading strategy of driving down a stock's price by selling large amounts of stock in order to trigger ...
  4. Who are Charles Schwab's (SCHW) main competitors?

    Find out who Charles Schwab's main competitors are and how they stack up. Learn the information you need to make informed ...
  5. Ultrafast Trading

    Ultrafast trading is a lucrative and highly competitive method of stock trading that uses special software that makes trades ...
  6. Exhausted Selling Model

    An exhausted selling model is a pricing model used to estimate when the price floor of a security has been reached.
  1. How Financial Advisors Can Adjust to Robo-advisors

    Advisors wary of robo-advisors should consider cutting their fees, being more tech-savvy and providing more specialized and ...
  2. Robo-Advisor (Robo-Adviser)

    Robo-advisors are digital platforms that provide automated, algorithm-driven financial planning services with little to no ...
  3. Schwab's New Robo-Advisor

    Schwab may not be the first company to offer a robo-advisor, but it's sure to make a big splash. Here's what it'll look like.
  4. What's the Best Robo-Advisor?

    Which robo-advisor is right for you? There are many factors to consider, including the breadth of services, ease of use and ...
  5. Robo-Advisors and a Human Touch: Better Together?

    Combining the services of traditional advisors and robo-advisors can offer the best of both worlds. But where does one start ...
  6. How to Evaluate a Robo-advisor (SCHW)

    With the addition of robo-advisors, investors have a variety of new choices when it comes to how they find help in managing ...
  1. Obligor

    An obligor, also known as a debtor, is a person or entity who is legally or contractually obliged to provide a benefit or ...
  2. What Is the Effect of Price Inelasticity on Demand?

    Find out how price inelasticity of demand shows the relationship between demand and price when the price of an inelastic ...
  3. Sight Letter Of Credit

    A sight letter of credit is a document that verifies the payment of goods or services, payable once it is presented along ...
  4. How Can I Calculate Convexity in Excel?

    Learn how to approximate the effective convexity of a bond using Microsoft Excel using a modified and simpler version of ...
  5. Strategies for Clients in Rising Rates Environment

    Any time there are rising rates it creates risks for investors. Fortunately, there are severa strategies that can help investors ...
  6. Bank Discount Basis

    Bank discount basis is a convention used when quoting prices for fixed income securities sold at a discount, such as U.S. Treasury ...
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  1. Master of Public Administration - MPA

    A Master of Public Administration is a master's level degree in public affairs that prepares recipients of the degree to ...
  2. System Open Market Account - SOMA

    The System Open Market Account is an account that is managed by the Federal Reserve Bank, containing assets acquired through ...
  3. Caveat

    Caveats have many applications in law and finance, pertaining to all parties involved being aware of all of the facts of ...
  4. Cancellation

    Cancellation is a notice by a broker informing his or her client that an erroneous trade was made and that the situation ...
  5. Close

    The close is the end of a trading session in financial markets, the process of exiting a trade, or the final procedure in ...
  6. How Can I Access a Company's Earnings Report?

    Find out how to access the quarterly and annual earnings reports for publicly traded companies, and how to listen in to company ...
  1. How Can I Access a Company's Earnings Report?

    Find out how to access the quarterly and annual earnings reports for publicly traded companies, and how to listen in to company ...
  2. What Can Cause a Negative Terminal Growth Rate?

    Learn about the assumptions built into terminal valuations and in what circumstances the applied terminal growth rate might ...
  3. Isoquant Curve

    The isoquant curve is a graph, used in the study of microeconomics, that charts all inputs that produce a specified level ...
  4. Market Power

    Market power describes a company's relative ability to manipulate the price of an item by manipulating the level of supply, ...
  5. What Is the Effect of Price Inelasticity on Demand?

    Find out how price inelasticity of demand shows the relationship between demand and price when the price of an inelastic ...
  6. Rational Behavior

    Rational behavior is a decision-making process which results in the optimal level of benefit or utility for the individual. ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Diversification

    Diversification is the strategy of investing in a variety of securities in order to lower the risk involved with putting ...
  2. Intrinsic Value

    Intrinsic value is the perceived or calculated value of a company, including tangible and intangible factors, and may differ ...
  3. Current Assets

    Current assets is a balance sheet item that represents the value of all assets that can reasonably expected to be converted ...
  4. Volatility

    Volatility measures how much the price of a security, derivative, or index fluctuates.
  5. Money Market

    The money market is a segment of the financial market in which financial instruments with high liquidity and very short maturities ...
  6. Cost of Debt

    Cost of debt is the effective rate that a company pays on its current debt as part of its capital structure.
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