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What Is Stop Loss?

One important attribute of any trading system is the ability to keep losses small. This is what an investor can achieve with the use of Stop Loss. Setting a stop loss is a trading strategy which an investor can place with the broker to protect his investments by minimize the risk in trading. In Simple words, Stop Loss is an …

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What Are Hedge Funds?

A hedge fund is an actively managed private investment fund that aims to meet high targeted returns (absolute returns) on there underlying investment. In simple words, hedge fund are funds managed by professional investors by using alternate investment strategies with an ultimate aim to mitigate risk/ loss associated with their method of investment and maximize profits from the underlying investment …

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What Is Market Capitalization?

Market cap or market capitalization is simply the total worth of a company in terms of it’s shares. In other words, if you were to buy all the shares of a particular company, what is the total amount you would have to pay? That amount is called the “market capitalization”. For example, we want to calculate the market capitalization of …

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Difference Between Broker and Dealer

The stock market is a complex financial entity made up of many different businesses and participants. Brokers and dealers handles a large portion of stock market activities. Broker and dealers are people involved in buying and selling of securities. They engage the investors and are often an intermediary between investors and the stock market. Though both have almost the same …

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Types Of Preferred Stocks?

Companies raise capital in two primary ways. One way is to issue equity, which is known as stock, and the other is to incur debt, which is often done by selling bonds. Preferred stock is sometimes referred to as a hybrid since it has both the characteristics of common stock and bonds. Preferred stock allows the holder to have rights …

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What Are ETF’s?

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) as name suggest are funds that trade on open exchanges. EFT is defined as a security that tracks an index, a commodity or a basket of assets like an index fund but trades like a stock on an exchange and experiences price changes throughout the day as it is bought and sold. ETFs are created to …

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