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Covered Calls

This popular options strategy acts as a hedge on a long-term investment, allowing you to buy-write your options and earn a premium. This article will tell you more about covered calls; their meaning, the risks involved, and other relevant details that will aid you to make a sound decision.

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Inflation

In economics, inflation refers to a progressive rise in an economic cost of a country over time. When the average inflation rate rises, each unit of currency (USD) purchases fewer products and services. As a result, inflation indicates a loss of purchasing power per unit of money.

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Stock Futures

One concept that often baffles new investors is that of stock futures. We will explain how things like interest rate(s), fixed price, tick size, contract size, current market value, and forward price(s) impact the value of a stock future as well as how these are traded in the market.

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Dogecoin

Whether you are looking into investing in Dogecoin or you just want some more background information about this “altcoin,” this article will cover the mechanics of Dogecoin as an investment as well as some of its history and how that fits in with popular culture.

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Short Selling

We’ll explain how short selling works from a mechanical standpoint as well as reasons why fund managers employ these strategies as part of a matrix of financial structures designed to bring in a secure and stable return on capital despite whatever prevailing economic conditions there may be in the market.

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Index Funds

Index funds are popular and useful tools used by investors and average people to access to wealth and grow their portfolios safely.

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Stock Options Explained

In this article the topic of stock options is discussed in depth. We will talk about call options, put options, time decay, strike price and what "in the money" means.

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Money Markets vs Capital Markets

This article discusses the key differences between money markets and capital markets. Which type of market should you invest in? How long must you hold each investment until you can cash out?

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Stock Formulas

Many stock formulas are used to help predict the performance of a specific company or the market as a whole. Here we will explain them in detail and breifly describe when to use each one.

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Stock Splits

A stock split is a decision by a publicly traded company to increase the number of shares outstanding by issuing additional stock to current shareholders. While this might sound like a good way to double or even triple your money, it’s not quite that exciting. Here we will cover why companies engage in stock splits and the effects of such practices.

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Market Hours

When is the stock market open? It turns out that’s not such an easy question. It used to be that the hours the market was open were strictly daytime hours while most of the country was at work. Now with the rise of electronic trading and the much greater interest in investing, after-hours trading was introduced. Here is a breakdown of market hours, after-hours trading and how it all works.

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Value Investing

Value investing is a term that gets thrown around in financial circles or on news programs. But what is value investing? How does it work and what does it offer investors as a trading style?

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Dividend Investing

A stock that pays dividends is a sign of a healthy company. Dividend investing is an investment strategy that seeks to take advantage of the strength of these companies. Here we will discuss what dividend investing is and highlight important dates that dividend investors should be aware of. Lastly, we will run down the benefits of dividend investing.

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