When an investor takes an account on margin, the custodian will require that they keep a certain amount of equity/cash in the account to maintenance the borrowed amount. If the account value drops past a certain level, the custodian may require the investor to add equity to the account to cover the margin balance.
A protective put is an option contract that hedges against losses in a long stock positio
The IRS imposes certain rules on Keogh Plans, which includes vesting restrictions. Different employers have different
Your risk tolerance should be a measure of how willing you are to absorb losses in your portfolio
Growth stocks tend to be younger companies focused on using capital to fuel more growth, whereas Value stocks have...
The Positive Volume Index track increases in trade volume for an index or security and the changes in price on those days
Adjusted Cost Basis (ABC) is the value of an item for tax purposes, adjusted for depreciation and expenditures
An accounting period can be a fiscal year, quarter, or month, or any other time frame for which reporting is being done
The FERC oversees the interstate commerce surrounding oil, energy, and natural gas
Mortgage companies help to place customers with the most competitive loans that make sense for their situation & finances
The Broadening Top pattern forms when a stock price makes higher highs and lower lows following two widening trend lines