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    Arbitrage is basically buying a security in one market and simultaneously selling it in another market at a higher price, ...
  2. Teva Breaks Down to Fresh Lows – Will It Bottom Out? (TEVA)

    Teva Pharmaceuticals has experienced a rough year, but the stock could be bottoming out at current levels.
  3. Retail Mergers Expected to Increase This Year

    Under pressure to grow, more retailers will likely turn to takeovers, an A.T. Kearney report says.
  4. Complex Derivatives Made Simple (USO, UNG)

    Many ETFs hold derivatives. Here's how to be sure if you own a derivatives-based ETF.
  5. Time to Buy Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX)

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals is setting off buy signals after Bill Ackman's Pershing Capital pulled up stakes and took a massive ...
  6. Citigroup Settles Money Laundering Case for $97 Mln (C)

    Per a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice, Citigroup has admitted it violated the Bank Secrecy Act, but it will ...
  1. Complex Derivatives Made Simple (USO, UNG)

    Many ETFs hold derivatives. Here's how to be sure if you own a derivatives-based ETF.
  2. Security

    A security is a fungible, negotiable financial instrument that represents some type of financial value, usually in the form ...
  3. The Long and Short of Inverse ETFs

    When applied properly, inverse ETFs can be a useful tool for traders.
  4. A Day Trader's Delight! Massive Volatility in AMD

    There has been massive volatility in trading of shares of AMD of late; day traders may be to blame.
  5. Second Thoughts: SEC Could Scrap 4X Leveraged ETFs

    Leveraged ETFs to the tune of four may not be coming to market as previously thought.
  6. Commodities Without Worries

    ETFs have made commodities investing easier, but look before leaping.
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    A classification of trading shares when a declared dividend belongs to the seller rather than the buyer. A stock will be ...
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  4. Chartered Financial Analyst - CFA

    A professional designation given by the CFA Institute (formerly AIMR) that measures the competence and integrity of financial ...
  5. Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

    An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is an unregulated means by which funds are raised for a new cryptocurrency venture.
  6. The Bernie Madoff Story

    Bernie Madoff ran a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that is considered the largest financial fraud of all time.
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