Bonds traded on the open market are not generally bought and sold at par value, as they typically trade at a premium or a discount to par. Bond prices are influenced by interest rates, and have an inverse relationship with them.
Stocks are inherently risky, and an investor has risk of capital loss. As with most things in life, no risk yields no...
As a rule of thumb, life insurance should not be considered an investment, since it’s purpose is to provide insurance
Elliot Wave Theory incorporates the natural cycles of nature in an attempt to explain and predict future prices of stocks
The Short Interest Ratio (SIR) measures investor sentiment for a given company and is calculated using the number of...
The Capital Account in a company is where paid-in capital, retained earnings, and treasury stock is accounted for
The Housing and Economic Recovery Act did several things, all aiming to help American consumers and lending institutions
The 1045 is meant to be the quickest way to get a carry-back refund
The mortgagor is the borrower in a mortgagor/mortgagee relationship, where the mortgagee is the lending institution
Double or triple ETFs can be very volatile investments, so an investor should be aware of the risks involved
Securitization is to turn an asset which would otherwise not be a liquid, tradable security, into one