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  1. Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

    This Investopedia tutorial provides an introduction to the leading exchange-traded funds by assets under management, broken ...
  2. Retirement Planning Basics

    Realizing your post-work goals need not be daunting. We'll tell you everything you need to know to get – and stay – on track.
  3. Investment Valuation Ratios

    Learn about per share data, price/book value ratio, price/cash flow ratio, price/earnings ratio, price/sales ratio, dividend ...
  4. Guide to Pairs Trading

    Pairs traders go long on an under-performer while simultaneously going short on the over-performer.
  5. Introduction to Annuities

    Everything you need to know about annuities.
  6. Risk And Diversification

    Safeguarding your portfolio involves a few simple steps.
  7. Guide To Smartphone Forex Apps

    Here are 15 apps that can enhance your forex trading.
  8. How to Buy Your First Home: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

    Find out everything you need to know to tackle this major purchase without fear.
  9. Beginner's Guide To Trading Fixed Income

    Beginner's Guide To Trading Fixed Income
  10. Jack Ma Biography

    Jack Ma is founder of the e-commerce giant Alibaba, as well as Asia's richest man.
  11. The Complete Guide to Vacation Properties

    A step-by-step look at everything you need to know about purchasing vacation properties.
  12. Understanding Economic Value Added (TM)

    Discover the simplicity of Economic Value Added (TM), also known as economic profit.
  13. SEC Form 10

    SEC Form 10 is a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) used to register a class of securities in preparation ...
  14. Operating Performance Ratios

    Learn about the fixed-asset turnover, sales/revenue per employee, operating cycle and dividend payout ratio.
  15. Warren Buffett Biography

    Warren Buffett is one of the top investors in the world. Learn more about his amazing life and path to success.
  16. Elon Musk Biography

    A look at the life of Elon Musk, one of the most eccentric and brilliant entrepreneurs of our day.
  17. Homebuyers' Walkthrough

    Everything you need to know about purchasing a home.
  18. Guide to Stock-Picking Strategies

    There are many ways to make money. Knowing how to choose the best stocks is one of them.
  19. Guide To Excel For Finance

    Formulas, functions and features you need to know when using Excel for financial analysis.
  20. Options Pricing

    Options are valued in a variety of different ways. Learn about how options are priced with this tutorial.
Hot Definitions
  1. Working Capital

    Working capital, also known as net working capital is a measure of a company's liquidity and operational efficiency.
  2. Bond

    A bond is a fixed income investment in which an investor loans money to an entity (corporate or governmental) that borrows ...
  3. Compound Annual Growth Rate - CAGR

    The Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) is the mean annual growth rate of an investment over a specified period of time longer ...
  4. Net Present Value - NPV

    Net Present Value (NPV) is the difference between the present value of cash inflows and the present value of cash outflows ...
  5. Price-Earnings Ratio - P/E Ratio

    The Price-to-Earnings Ratio or P/E ratio is a ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative ...
  6. Internal Rate of Return - IRR

    Internal Rate of Return (IRR) is a metric used in capital budgeting to estimate the profitability of potential investments.
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