Trading Instruments

Trading instruments refer to the different types of markets you can trade. Sometimes called securities, they range from commodity futures to stocks and CFDs, to currencies and metals, and more.

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Forward Rate Agreement (FRA): Definition, Formulas, and Example
Interest Rate Swap
Interest Rate Swap: Definition, Types, and Real-World Example
Spread Betting
Swap Definition & How to Calculate Gains
CMBX Indexes
What You Need to Know About Binary Options Outside the U.S.
Derivative Warrants Explained: Types and Example
What Are Cash Equivalents? Types, Features, Examples
Arbitrage: How Arbitraging Works in Investing, With Examples
A Guide to Trading Binary Options in the U.S.
What Is a Plain Vanilla Swap? Definition, Types, and How It Works
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Collateralized Debt Obligation (CDOs): What It Is, How It Works
Stock chart price pattern rebound.
Trust Preferred Securities (TruPS)
Conditional Listing Application (CLA)
Asset-Backed Security (ABS)
Asset-Backed Security (ABS): What It Is, How Different Types Work
Personal Loans
Calculate a Forward Rate in Excel
Investor Checking Performance of Financial Portfolio Online Whilst Reviewing Investment Statement
The Benefits and Value of Stock Options
Holding Company Depository Receipt (HOLDR)
Bear market, concept image
Short Selling, or Selling Something You Don't Own
Close up of woman's hand checking financial stock data on a mobile device by the pier at golden sunset
Risks With Contracts for Differences (CFD)
Cash-or-Nothing Call
Structured Investment Vehicle (SIV)
Mini-Sized Dow Options
Getting Market Leverage: CFD versus Spread Betting
Serial Option
Reference Equity
Non-Marginable Securities: Definition, Examples, Vs. Marginable
Spot Secondary