Face Value is the nominal value of a security or currency as written/stated by the issuer. It may vary from market price, since for securities like stocks the price is heavily influenced by supply and demand.
In the case of bonds, interest is usually calculated as a percentage of face value. Also for bonds, the face value is generally equal to the par value (principal), usually the $1,000 paid to the holder at maturity.
It is completely your choice! IRAs can be opened at almost any large bank or brokerage firm, giving you plenty of options
A living trust describes a trust designed to transfer assets to beneficiaries upon the death of the owner/grantor
An individual can automatically have their tax return due date extended by 6 months by filing a Form 4868
A company's balance sheet gives a picture of how all the assets, liabilities, and equities of the company "balance out"
Operating leverage is a measure of how critical each sale of a company is to overall cash flow
Collateral is an asset/property that a borrower commits to a lender, which will be forfeited if the borrower defaults
Fibonacci fans are drawn from a peak or a trough, using that point as the radial origin from which the fan lines are drawn
Open interest is a measurement of the outstanding open positions in a derivative security. Strong open interest means high liquidity
Active trading is the pursuit of returns in excess of market benchmarks. Investors are advised to have a diverse portfolio