Investing Basics

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  1. Top 3 Healthcare Penny Stocks for 2018

    These three healthcare penny stocks are poised for positive performance in the second half of 2018.
  2. Top 5 Copper Stocks for 2018

    With copper prices declining after a period of strength, it is important to look for stability and safety in copper-related ...
  3. Top 3 Healthcare Stocks for 2018

    These three healthcare stocks could be just what the doctor ordered for your portfolio during the second half of 2018.
  4. Top 4 Natural Gas Stocks as of July 2018

    These four companies that develop natural gas may be strong in 2018.
  5. Accumulation Unit

    An accumulation unit is 1) the value invested in a variable annuity account or 2) an investment where a unit trust’s income ...
  6. Top 3 Silver Stocks as of July 2018

    These three silver stocks could beat their peers in the second half of 2018.
  7. Top 4 Beer Stocks for 2018

    In good economic times or bad, alcohol never goes out of style. Here are a few beer stocks to consider.
  8. Top 4 Cosmetics Stocks of 2018

    The cosmetics industry may sell "hope in a jar," but do the market leaders do the same for your portfolio?
  9. Piggyback Registration Rights

    Piggyback registration rights grant an investor the right to register an unregistered stock when another company or investor ...
  10. 5 Tips For Investing In IPOs

    Are you thinking of investing in IPOs? Here are five points to consider before jumping into the initial public offering market.
  11. Trademarks of a Takeover Target

    These tips on finding viable takeover targets can lead you to little companies with big prospects.
  12. Time and Sales

    Time and sales is a real-time data feed of trade orders for a security.
  13. American Depositary Receipt - ADR

    An American depositary receipt (ADR) is a certificate issued by a U.S. bank representing shares in a foreign stock traded ...
  14. Lemons Problem

    The lemons problem is an issue of information asymmetry between the buyer and seller of an investment or product.
  15. Industrial Goods Sector

    The industrial goods sector encompasses stocks that relate to producing goods used in construction and manufacturing.
  16. Calcutta Stock Exchange (CAL) .CL

    The Calcutta Stock Exchange (CSE) is the securities market in Calcutta, India.
  17. International Petroleum Investment Company - IPIC

    The International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) is an investment organization that manages the wealth fund for Abu ...
  18. Do ETFs Generate Capital Gains for Shareholders?

    Learn how exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can generate taxable capital gains for shareholders due to occasional and substantial ...
  19. Top 3 Inverse Volatility ETFs for 2018

    By seeking the inverse of the performance of the volatility index, some investors make strong returns.
  20. Top 3 Healthcare ETFs for 2018

    The solid performance of the healthcare market in 2017 has created investment opportunities. These ETFs are poised to take ...
  21. What does a Quantitative Analyst Do?

    What does a quantitative analyst actually do? We asked them.
  22. How to Replace Your Paycheck When You Retire

    There are several choices that need to made when managing income from your retirement savings.
  23. Attribution Analysis

    Attribution analysis is a method for quantitative analysis of a fund manager's performance based on investment style, stock ...
  24. David Bach: Don't Time the Market

    Best-selling author David Bach explains why the investor-favorite "time the market" approach isn't always possible or profitable.
  25. Overbought

    Overbought refers to a security that traders believe is priced above its true value and that will likely face corrective ...
  26. What's the First Stock Warren Buffett Ever Bought?

    Find out about Warren Buffett's first experience in stock market trading. Learn some of the Berkshire Hathaway CEO's basic ...
  27. Oversold

    Oversold refers to a security that is trading below the true value and is likely to rebound.
  28. Trading Dollars

    Trading dollars describes a breakeven situation where there is neither a profit or a loss on a financial or business transaction ...
  29. Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index

    Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index is a stock index that measures the financial performance of European companies by their ...
  30. Sell To Open

    Sell to open is a phrase used to represent the opening of a short position in an option transaction.
  31. When Is a Put Option Considered to Be 'in the Money?'

    Learn about put options, how these financial derivatives work and when put options are considered to be in the money related ...
  32. How AbbVie Makes its Money

    An in-depth look at Abbott Labs spinoff AbbVie and how it became a $144 billion company.
  33. How McDonald's Makes its Money

    McDonald’s is a massive global fast food empire. See how they got that way.
  34. Anchoring

    Anchoring is the use of irrelevant information to evaluate or estimate an unknown value.
  35. The Top 5 Disney Individual Shareholders

    The top individual shareholders of Walt Disney Company for 2018 and their connections to the hugely successful media corporation.
  36. How Domino's Stock Has Risen over 2000% since 2010 (DPZ,AAPL,GOOG)

    What is the secret sauce that has made Domino's one of the best performing stocks on the S&P since 2010?
  37. Athens Stock Exchange - ATHEX

    The Athens Stock Exchange, also known as ASE or ATHEX, is a stock exchange located in Athens, Greece.
  38. Gambling Income

    Gambling income is income as a result of games of chance or wagers on events with uncertain outcomes (gambling).
  39. Principal Exchange Rate Linked Security - PERL

    A principal exchange rate linked security (PERL) is a type of debt security that pays interest semiannually and has a yield ...
  40. Top 5 Value ETFs of 2018

    Value ETFs can outperform the market if money managers choose stocks wisely.
  41. Top 3 Transportation ETFs for 2018

    Three ETFs for investors seeking exposure to the transportation sector.
  42. Odd Date

    The odd date is seen with some futures contracts for bonds and options where the maturity date is not fixed.
  43. Uptick Volume

    Uptick volume correlates stock price momentum upwards with daily volume in determining buy or sell opportunities.
  44. How American Express Makes its Money

    Consumers like novelty, reliability, variety, and other subjective qualities. But what really keeps them coming back to American ...
  45. Fifty Percent Principle

    The fifty percent principle states that a stock will give back at least 50 percent of its most recent gains before resuming ...
  46. Currency Day Trading System

    A currency day trading system is a set of guidelines that a foreign exchange day trader consults when determining whether ...
  47. Fibonacci Extensions

    Fibonacci extensions are a method of technical analysis used to predict areas of support or resistance.
  48. Williams %R

    Williams %R is a momentum indicator in technical analysis that measures overbought and oversold levels.
  49. Short Interest

    Short interest, an indicator of market sentiment, is the amount of shares that investors have sold short but have yet to ...
  50. Buy Break

    A buy break occurs when a stock price moves above its previous levels of resistance, potentially indicating a good time to ...
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