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The Stock Market: Its Purpose and History
It’s the heartbeat of capitalism and is an engine to the world’s wealth creation, but what exactly is the stock market and where did it come from?
What is an ETF?
An ETF is a collection of stocks or bonds in a single fund. Learn how they can help balance your investment portfolio.
The Pros and Cons of Investing in ETFs
Exchanged-traded funds – ETFs – have come onto the investing scene by storm. They typically have good expense ratios and often come with tax benefits, but there can be downsides.
Should You Invest in an Index Fund?
Learn about this passive investment option and how it can help diversify your portfolio and decrease risk.
Are Bonds Really Safer Than Stocks?
Learn the pros and cons of investing in bonds vs stocks and how you can build a diversified portfolio.
What is Market Capitalization?
Understand what market cap means and how you can use this knowledge to make more informed trading decisions.
Understanding the Price-to-Earnings Ratio
Price earnings ratio is the current market price of a company share divided by the earnings per share of the company. What does it all mean?
What is Fundamental Analysis in Investing?
Fundamental analysis is the preferred approach of almost all serious investors, especially value investors, those who focus on identifying out-of-favor companies that trade for well below their fundamental value.
What is Technical Analysis in Investing?
Technical analysis is one of two major ways for investors to understand how stocks will move over time.
What is a Margin Account?
Learn about margin accounts and how you can incorporate margin trading into your investing strategy.
How to Short Stocks – and Avoid Disaster
Short selling is a gamble and losses can be infinite. Short-sellers beware.
The 5 Biggest Stock Market Crashes
When stock prices suddenly and broadly decline drastically due to investor panic it’s called a stock market crash. They often follow stock market bubbles, where assets are overvalued.