Capital Loss refers to a loss realized when a security is sold for less than it was purchased for.
In stock trading, if an investor purchases stock ABC for $30 / share, and then sells the stock a few months later for $22 / share, they have realized an $8 / share capital loss.
At the end of every year, as per U.S. tax policy, capital losses can be used to offset capital gains, so as to help an investor reduce their tax burden. A common year-end strategic approach is to “harvest” capital losses in an effort to offset any capital gains made from trading that year.
Mutual funds are actively managed. ETFs are mostly passively managed, usually track a specific market index, and can be bought and sold like stocks.
First things first, accumulate six months’ of cash as emergency savings. Then you can start investing
The secondary markets are where most trading goes on today, where the trades are made investor-to-investor using shares
Operating expenses are the costs a company incurs as a part of everyday business operations
Subprime loans are loans made by institutions to individuals who do not meet the standards for a desirable loan client
Demand is a measure of consumer’s desire to purchase goods and services. Demand is a key metric in reading price trends
Earnings are the revenues of the company minus the cost of good sold, expenses, and investment losses
Market-on-open orders are looking to buy or sell immediately after the market opens, at the opening price
The Broadening Top pattern forms when a stock price progressively makes higher highs and lower lows following two trends
With every day that passes, bitcoin is becoming a more usable and accepted form of payment for a variety of goods and services