The S&P 500 (also known as the Standard & Poor's 500) is an index of the 500 largest and most important U.S. companies (selected by a special committee).
The S&P 500 is a cap-weighted index, meaning the respective weights of companies in the index depends on market capitalization. For example, since Apple Inc. and Google are the biggest companies in the U.S., they affect movements in the S&P 500 more than a smaller company, like Visa.
A bond is a contract which “binds” the lender to the debtor, where an individual investor is generally the lender and...
Gains on stock investments will be taxable in the current year unless they can be offset with losses
If your new employer has a 401(k) plan, you can usually rollover your old 401(k) into a new one
As of 2016, if you are under 50 years old, you are allowed to contribute $5,500 a year to your Roth IRA
The EURO STOXX 50 is an index designed to give a broad representation of stock performance across the euro zone
Operating cash flow is the amount of cash a company is able to generate from its operations
One of the largest and most influential groups in the country is the American Association of Retired Persons, or AARP
Investment interest expense is the term for interest which has been paid in order to hold an investment position
Blockchains institutes a system of checks and balances that functions on its own accord through rules programmed into the protocol
The Descending Triangle pattern has a horizontal bottom which represents the support level, and a down-sloping top line