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Stock Market: What is it? How Does it Work?

The stock market is a platform to do extensive trading in financial instruments like shares, bonds, futures, etc. In more simple words, it is a place that brings buyers and sellers together to trade those financial instruments of listed companies. Currently, stock markets have become an indispensable part of a country’s commerce and the overall […]

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Forex Market: What is it? In-depth explanation!

Forex markets let traders exchange currencies It can take various forms from real currencies to derivates These markets are often very liquid and are traded 24h-5days a week The foreign exchange market or forex (FX) is a decentralized marketplace to buy or sell different currencies. It is a decentralized market because trading here takes place […]

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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 […]