Mid cap mutual funds invest in medium-size companies. A middle capitalization mutual fund invests mostly in medium-size companies.
While the definition of “medium-size company” varies, most professionals define it as a company with a market capitalization from $2 billion to $10 billion. Companies you may have heard of within this size range are Eaton Vance, Guess, and others.
In general, mid cap companies are more volatile than large cap companies, and the choice of the right fund managers becomes more important.
A ‘Time Spread,’ also called a Calendar Spread, involves the use of multiple options of the same type, and strike price
Contribution limits for the TSP are the same as regular 401(k)s. An employee can defer up to $18,000 a year in 2016
Many people do not realize that their Social Security Benefits may be taxed. If you have a taxable income above a threshold
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Calculating your net worth is a simple and worthwhile endeavor, and should be done once a year to measure your progress
The suitability standard states that a broker-dealer is obliged to make recommendations that are suitable for their clients
Correlation is a statistical measure of how two or more securities move in relation to each other, over a given time
Investors can use currency warrants as hedges against unfavorable movements in the exchange rate or public speculation
The Descending Triangle pattern has a horizontal bottom which represents the support level, and a down-sloping top line
Two words: blockchain technology. Transactions in bitcoin are encoded, packed into a block of other transactions, and all of these are sent out to thousands of computers