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Stock Market Indexes 101: Tracking Public Companies

According to the Library of Congress, in 1884 the first Index was created. It was originally known as the Dow Jones...

Efficient Market Hypothesis: A Way to Beat Market Returns?

Following up on 4 Notable Market Bubbles in History, this week we’ll discuss the efficient market hypothesis (EMH)....

4 Notable Economic Market Bubbles in History

Following up on What Are Fractional Shares, this week we’ll discuss market bubbles and review four economic bubbles in...

What Are Fractional Shares?

Following up on Investing in Index Funds, this week we’ll discuss fractional shares, which is essentially holding a...

Investing in Index Funds

Following up on Shorting a Stock: What Does It Mean?, this week we’ll discuss investing in index funds, a passive...

Shorting a Stock: What Does It Mean?

Following up on Put Options: A Deeper Dive, when we discussed that put options give the investor the right to sell a...

Put Options: A Deeper Dive

Like calls, put options are a type of options contract. The difference is that they give an investor the right to sell...

Call Options: A Deeper Dive

Call options, in particular, gives the investor the option to purchase a security, such as a specific stock, at a...

Options Contracts: What Are They?

Option trading allows you to speculate whether an asset’s price will rise or fall from its current price, how much an...

Forward Contracts: What Are They?

One of four financial derivatives, forward contracts, like future, don't trade on an open exchange. They can be used...

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Lawrence Jean-Louis

Lawrence Jean-Louis