Momentum is the phenomenon that was empirically proved to exist in price movements. Momentum explains that stocks that have been recently performing well (winners) will continue to outperform and the stock that has been underperforming (losers) will continue to...
Helicopter money is the phrase crafted by Milton Friedman in 1969 trying to explain the consequences of changes in base money. It is a theoretical unconventional monetary policy to be used in combating with deflation. “Let us suppose now that...
Risk reversal is an options trading strategy used to hedge risk. The strategy protects against adverse movements but at the same time limits potential profit. A trader buys one option and other write depending on a position in underlying....
Stochastic oscillator is one of the momentum indicators which compares the current price with the previous highest and lowest price range. It was developed by George Lane during in the 1950s. It can be used to identify price reversals...
Nasdaq Composite Index Nasdaq Composite index includes more than 3000 stocks listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange. First introduced in 1971, it is one of three globally-followed US stock market indices along with Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500....
The Relative Strength Index was developed by J. Welles Wilder Jr. and introduced in his book, New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems in 1978. He described and interpreted the indicator and later the work of Brown and Cardwell developed...

Bonds

Bonds are fixed-income instruments in which issuer pays interest to the holder of the bond and repays the principal at the maturity date. Interest is usually paid annually, semiannually or monthly. A bond can be resold in the secondary...
Leverage Leverage allows investors to trade a much bigger volume than they initially would. Having limited capital investor can borrow a certain amount of the money from the broker and get much bigger market exposure. Leverage in the forex market is...
Security and Exchange Commission In the aftermath of the Great 1929 stock market crash, the US government passed the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which created the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) with the...
Credit Default Swap is a financial derivative providing insurance in case of a credit event, usually a default on a loan. It provides investors with protection and decreases the risk. If a creditor assumes his borrower will not meet...

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