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Penny Stocks: Low price, high volatility

Penny stocks are stocks that trade at a very low price. A penny stock often lists on smaller stock exchanges. They also trade through Over The Counter (OTC). What are penny stocks? Penny stocks are stocks that trade at a very low price (usually for less that $5 per share). They have lowest market capitalization, […]

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Fixed Income: The Perfect Guide

Fixed income is a class of assets and securities which pay predefined fixed cashflow. It often pays interests or dividends. When the asset arrives at maturity, investors are paid back for their original investment. When you ask the average person about fixed income trading, you might get confused. They’ll probably point you to a pension […]

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Derivatives: The Complete Guide

Derivatives are financial securities that have a value dependent or gotten from an underlying asset or group of assets. Derivatives can either trade on an exchange or over-the-counter (OTC). Multiple types of derivatives exist: futures, forward contracts, swaps or options. Derivative markets serve vital functions in the financial system. Although derivatives can be complex, they […]

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Commodity Trading: Profit from basic goods

A commodity market allows investor to buy and sell raw products. Commodities range from natural resources to livestock or agricultural goods. Major US commodity echanges are: The CBT: Chicago Board of Trade The CME: Chicago Mercantile Exchange The NYBT: New York Board of Trade The NYME: New York Mercantile Exchange Commodities are a vital part […]