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  • What Is International Trade? @ Investopedia - 36 minutes ago

    Everyone's talking about globalization, so we explain what is it and why some oppose it.

  • Understanding Your Mortgage @ Investopedia - 36 minutes ago

    We walk through the steps needed to secure the best loan to finance the purchase of your home.

  • Share The Wealth With Franchises @ Investopedia - 36 minutes ago

    Skip the first step and build off of someone else's successful business model.

  • Investing In Luxury Real Estate @ Investopedia - 36 minutes ago

    You might not have the money for a luxury home of your dreams, but that doesnt mean there aren't still plenty of ways to invest in luxury properties.

  • Is Cash Or Credit Better For European Trips? @ Investopedia - 36 minutes ago

    If you're traveling to Europe, make sure you have a widely accepted credit card that uses chip technology. It doesn't hurt to have some cash, too.

  • New Wheels: Lease Or Buy? @ Investopedia - 36 minutes ago

    These two major ways to obtain a car have very different advantages and drawbacks. Find out which is best for you.

  • Diversification Beyond Stocks @ Investopedia - 3 hours ago

    If you think holding several stocks means you're diversified, think again - there's much more to be done to reduce portfolio risk.

  • Break Into Forex In 12 Steps @ Investopedia - 3 hours ago

    Learn how to get started in forex trading.

  • The Lowdown On Penny Stocks @ Investopedia - 3 hours ago

    Think penny stocks will make you rich? If you don't understand the risks, you could end up penniless.

  • Traders are constantly monitoring various economic indicators to identify trends in economic growth. Some of the most watched economic indicators include the Consumer Price Index, housing starts, gross ...

  • Record Low @ Investopedia - 6 hours ago

    The lowest historical price level reached by a security, commodity or index during trading. A record low can be reached during a trading day, and is recorded regardless of whether it is the closing price. ...

  • Conversion Ratio @ Investopedia - 6 hours ago

    The number of common shares received at the time of conversion for each convertible security. It is calculated by using this formula:

  • Orderly Market @ Investopedia - 6 hours ago

    Any market in which the supply and demand are reasonably equal. The orderly market would thus be said to be in a state of equilibrium. This can also refer to a site of exchange for goods, services or financial ...

  • Deal Flow @ Investopedia - 6 hours ago

    The rate at which business proposals and investment pitches are being received by financiers such as investment bankers and venture capitalists. Rather than a rigid quantitative measure, the rate of deal ...

  • Article 9 @ Investopedia - 6 hours ago

    An article under the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) that governs secured transactions. Article 9 encompasses a wide variety of possessory liens and determines the legal right of ownership if a debtor does ...

  • Preferred Stocks versus Bonds: How to Choose @ Investopedia - 7 hours ago

    What is the difference between corporate bonds and preferred stock? The following are a list of pros and cons for each investment.

  • Read about some of the most common trading strategies and signals you can use with moving average envelopes on an asset's price chart.

  • Read about some common and simple trading strategies to employ after spotting a fractal pattern, and learn which systems are best suited for fractal analysis.

  • Create Your Own Trading Strategies @ Investopedia - 7 hours ago

    Do-it-yourself trading can be very rewarding - both psychologically and for your wallet.

  • Understanding Economic Value Added @ Investopedia - 7 hours ago

    Discover the simplicity of this important valuation metric. We reveal its underlying ideas and examine each of its components.

  • How To Add Real Assets To Your Portfolio @ Investopedia - 11 hours ago

    Real assets, as distinguished from financial assets, means stuff you can touch: oil, gold, pork bellies, real estate and more. What are the best ways to get exposure to this portfolio diversifier?

  • Take water. Add some sugar, a little carbon dioxide and some flavoring. Sell at a gigantic markup. It sounds almost too simple to work, and yet Atlanta-based Coca-Cola Co. has remained a staple of the ...

  • Are there publicly traded hedge funds? @ Investopedia - 11 hours ago

    See why a privately arranged hedge fund may decide to take its fund public, and how the investing public at large can gain exposure to hedge fund value.

  • Hiring A Patent Attorney @ Investopedia - 11 hours ago

    Use this guide to find a well-qualified attorney to guide your application through the complex patenting process at the best possible price.

  • Prepaid Expense @ Investopedia - 15 hours ago

    A type of asset that arises on a balance sheet as a result of business making payments for goods and services to be received in the near future. While prepaid expenses are initially recorded as assets, ...

  • Asset Valuation @ Investopedia - 15 hours ago

    A method of assessing the worth of a company, real property, security, antique or other item of worth. Asset valuation is commonly performed prior to the sale of an asset or prior to purchasing insurance ...

  • Institute For Supply Management - ISM @ Investopedia - 15 hours ago

    A non-profit organization that serves professionals, who are employed in the supply management profession. The Institute for Supply Management provides educational resources to its members, as well as ...

  • Normalized Earnings @ Investopedia - 15 hours ago

    1. Earnings adjusted for cyclical ups and downs in the economy. 2. On the balance sheet, earnings adjusted to remove unusual or one-time influences.

  • All About Student Loans @ Investopedia - 15 hours ago

    Student loans bridge the gap between college savings, scholarships and the part-time work.

  • Impression @ Investopedia - 15 hours ago

    A metric used to quantify the display of an advertisement on a web page. Impressions are used in banner advertising, which often pays on a per impression basis. Frequently, these are measured by Cost Per ...

  • Steve Jobs And The Apple Story @ Investopedia - 16 hours ago

    Discover the lessons you can learn from Steve Jobs, with a brief history of Apple.

  • By federal law, American employees enjoy many legal protections that– among other things– provide a minimal level of income and make the workplace safer.

  • 6 Months To A Better Budget @ Investopedia - 16 hours ago

    Can you have perfect abs in just six minutes a day? Maybe not, but you can have a rock-solid budget in six months.

  • The Irreplaceable Brand Of Donald Trump @ Investopedia - 16 hours ago

    Donald Trump has said that in order to succeed in real estate it's vital to enhance your location. His golf course investments are proof.

  • Finding And Investing In FHA Condos @ Investopedia - 16 hours ago

    Interested in a buying an FHA-approved condo? Read this first.

  • The Frosty, Festive World Of Investing @ Investopedia - 20 hours ago

    From Santa Claus rallies to evergreen loans, Wall Street can be a veritable winter wonderland for investors.

  • Understand the different factors to consider when choosing which real estate company to work for and the ways agencies vary from place-to-place.

  • The One-Time Expense Warning @ Investopedia - 20 hours ago

    These income statement red flags may not spell a company's downfall. Learn why here.

  • 7 Steps To A Successful Investment Journey @ Investopedia - 20 hours ago

    Before you start investing, educate yourself on financial ideas and develop a strategy that agrees with your personality.

  • If an economic storm has your business taking on water, we have some tips for bailing yourself out.

  • The Biggest Mergers & Acquisitions In The U.S. @ Investopedia - Sat, Jan 24, 2015 8:00 AM EST

    M&A is a daily part of the American business world. They're based on the principle that "One plus one equals three," i.e. they become greater than the sum of their parts.

  • The LLC Operating Agreement Template, And Why You Need It @ Investopedia - Sat, Jan 24, 2015 8:00 AM EST

    For some business owners, creating an LLC offers the best of both worlds. But your state's rules might not suit your needs. Hence the Operation Agreement.

  • Wall Street: Where The Customer Is Always Wrong @ Investopedia - Sat, Jan 24, 2015 8:00 AM EST

    In the financial industry, there's not much emphasis placed on dealing with customer complaints, but there should be.

  • Certificates Of Deposit @ Investopedia - Sat, Jan 24, 2015 8:00 AM EST

    Safety is a hallmark of the traditional certificate of deposit (CD) sold by a bank or credit union.

  • Comparable Transaction @ Investopedia - Sat, Jan 24, 2015 6:00 AM EST

    A method of valuing a company that is for sale. Comparable transactions considers the past sales of similar companies as well as the market value of publicly traded firms that have an equivalent business ...

  • Topless Meeting @ Investopedia - Sat, Jan 24, 2015 6:00 AM EST

    A meeting in which participants are not allowed to use laptops. A topless meeting organizer can also ban the use of smartphones, cellphones and other electronic devices. The purpose of this is to create ...

  • Substantially Identical Security @ Investopedia - Sat, Jan 24, 2015 6:00 AM EST

    A security that is so similar to another that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) does not recognize a difference between the two. Substantially identical securities can include both new and old securities ...

  • Sunshine Laws @ Investopedia - Sat, Jan 24, 2015 6:00 AM EST

    Regulations requiring openness in government. Sunshine laws make meetings, records, votes, deliberations and other official actions available for public observation, participation and/or inspection. Sunshine ...

  • Junior Debt @ Investopedia - Sat, Jan 24, 2015 5:00 AM EST

    Junior debt is debt that is either unsecured or has a lower priority than of another debt claim on the same asset or property. It is a debt that is lower in repayment priority than other debts in the event ...

  • Logo @ Investopedia - Sat, Jan 24, 2015 5:00 AM EST

    A graphical mark used to identify a company, organization, product or brand. Logos can be displayed along side - or in lieu of - a company's name in order to generate awareness of the company's association ...

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