As the buyer of, say, a $1,000 bond, you should be aware that as long as the company does not go bankrupt, you will receive $1,000 back at the date of maturity. During the life of the bond, however, the price at which you can sell that bond might oscillate depending on the interest rate environment and the perceived financial health of the company.
As a general rule, when the interest rates go up, the price of bonds in the “secondary market” (i.e., on exchanges) goes down, and vice-versa.
The best day for the markets, in terms of the largest single-day point gain for the Dow Jones was October 13th, 2008
Generally a plan will allow you to leave your assets in there indefinitely, but this is probably not ideal for you
The Russell 1000 comprises over 90% of the total market capitalization of U.S. stocks, and is the go-to benchmark
The DAX is an index that tracks the 30 largest cap stocks that trade on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Germany
In essence, the risk associated is separated from the actual asset and is passed on to a counter-party for a premium
“Pari-passu” is a Latin phrase meaning “equal footing,” typically in reference to treatment of beneficiaries when assets are distributed
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The Arms Index is also called the Trin (short for “Trading Index”) because it seeks to indicate overbought or oversold conditions by serving as an index of trading activity