Investing

  1. Risk Parity

    Risk parity is a portfolio allocation strategy using risk to determine allocations across various components of an investment ...
  2. New Fund Offer - NFO

    A new fund offer is the first subscription offering for any new fund offered by an investment company.
  3. Series 6

    The Series 6 is a securities license entitling the holder to register as a company's representative and sell mutual funds, ...
  4. Russell 1000 Index

    The Russell 1000 Index is an index of approximately 1,000 of the largest companies in the U.S. equity market.
  5. Top 4 Mutual Fund Holders in Marvell Technology Group (MRVL)

    Marvell Technology Group is a chipmaker and technology company known for powering Google's Chromecast streaming device.
  6. Forward Rate

    A forward rate is an interest rate applicable to a financial transaction that will take place in the future.
  1. Risk Parity

    Risk parity is a portfolio allocation strategy using risk to determine allocations across various components of an investment ...
  2. Russell 1000 Index

    The Russell 1000 Index is an index of approximately 1,000 of the largest companies in the U.S. equity market.
  3. Amazon, Microsoft, and Apple May Fall Up To 11%

    Tech stocks are poised for declines after a major fall run-up
  4. How Alibaba's Soaring Wealth Created 10 Billionaires

    Founder Jack Ma, worth $47.4 billion, wealthier than many U.S. tech billionaires
  5. What Is a 13F and How Can You Benefit From It?

    13F filings are a valuable way of tracking the investment strategies of industry leaders, though they show only a limited ...
  6. What Makes Financial Markets Work?

    What makes financial markets efficient might not be what you think.
  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. Advanced Bond Concepts

    Learn the complex concepts and calculations for trading bonds including bond pricing, yield, term structure of interest rates ...
  2. Toxic Debt

    Toxic Debt is debt that has a lower chance of being repaid with interest.
  3. Lewis Ranieri

    Lewis Ranieri is a former bond trader and former vice chairman of Salomon Brothers who is credited with introducing securitization ...
  4. Vanguard Doing Vanguard Things With New Bond ETF

    Vanguard's newest ETF is a corporate bond fund, and of course, it's cheap.
  5. High-Yield Bond Spread

    A high yield bond spread is the percentage difference in current yields of various classes of high-yield bonds compared against ...
  6. Put Your Cash to Work

    There are good and bad reasons to hold cash in your portfolio, but it’s important to remember cash is not risk-free.
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  1. Amazon, Microsoft, and Apple May Fall Up To 11%

    Tech stocks are poised for declines after a major fall run-up
  2. How Alibaba's Soaring Wealth Created 10 Billionaires

    Founder Jack Ma, worth $47.4 billion, wealthier than many U.S. tech billionaires
  3. Days Sales Outstanding - DSO

    Days sales outstanding (DSO) is a measure of the average number of days that it takes a company to collect payment after ...
  4. Return on Assets - ROA

    Return on assets (ROA) is an indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets.
  5. Porter's 5 Forces

    Porter's 5 Forces is a model that identifies and analyzes the competitive forces that shape every industry, and helps determine ...
  6. Leverage Ratio

    A leverage ratio is any one of several financial measurements that look at how much capital comes in the form of debt, or ...
  1. Series 6

    The Series 6 is a securities license entitling the holder to register as a company's representative and sell mutual funds, ...
  2. Russell 1000 Index

    The Russell 1000 Index is an index of approximately 1,000 of the largest companies in the U.S. equity market.
  3. Labor Market Flexibility

    Labor market flexibility is a firms' ability under a jurisdiction's laws and regulations to make decisions regarding employees's ...
  4. What is an economic moat?

    An economic moat refers to a company's ability to maintain competitive advantages to protect its long-term profits and market ...
  5. Porter's 5 Forces

    Porter's 5 Forces is a model that identifies and analyzes the competitive forces that shape every industry, and helps determine ...
  6. Network Effect

    The network effect is a phenomenon whereby a good or service becomes more valuable when more people use it.
Hot Definitions
  1. Cryptocurrency

    A digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security. A cryptocurrency is difficult to counterfeit because of ...
  2. Promissory Note

    A financial instrument that contains a written promise by one party to pay another party a definite sum of money either on ...
  3. SEC Form 13F

    A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), also known as the Information Required of Institutional Investment ...
  4. Fixed Asset

    A long-term tangible piece of property that a firm owns and uses in the production of its income and is not expected to be ...
  5. Absolute Advantage

    The ability of a country, individual, company or region to produce a good or service at a lower cost per unit than the cost ...
  6. Nonce

    Nonce is a number added to a hashed block, that, when rehashed, meets the difficulty level restrictions.
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