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  • Glossary

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    Mutual Funds – Mutual Funds are a popular form of collective investment, in that money invested by a large pool of investors is deployed by a dedicated Fund Manager towards purchasing a select group of stocks and/or other related securities. Mutual funds may have a wide or narrow focus as far as the stocks in […]

  • North America

    Nasdaq Exchange

    Based in New York City, the NASDAQ Stock Market, referred to simply as NASDAQ, is owned by the NASDAQ OMX Group. NASDAQ has more than 3,200 companies and corporations listed, of which 335 are non-U.S. companies, representing all industry sectors from 35 countries. Through the NASDAQ Global Platform Select Market, companies throughout the world have access to U.S. capital formation, thereby ...

  • Markets

    Europe

    You might not think much of a stock market with a trade value of less than $250 million. Yet, the Czech Republic is so positioned on the globe, and Prague has emerged as such a leading growth center, that the city's stock market is clearly a star on the ascendant and worth watching.

  • South America

    Buenos Aires Exchange

    The Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires (BCBA), or in English, the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, located in the central business district of Argentina's capital city, Buenos Aires, is the country's primary stock exchange, offering comprehensive services to listed companies, traders and investors. BCBA was established in 1854 by the well-respected businessman, and the first President of ...

  • Europe

    Vienna Stock Exchange

    The Vienna Stock Exchange was founded in 1771 by Maria Theresia. Known more commonly as the Wiener Börse Ag, the stock exchange is the only securities exchange and listing authority in the country. The Wiener Börse Ag was initially used for trading bonds, bills and foreign currencies but today it is used to trade stocks, bonds, derivatives, certificates, warrants and a variety of other ...

  • Swaps

    Option

    Option swaps are more commonly known by the acronym “swaption”. The concept is relatively simple, in that by participating in a swaption, a trader has acquired the option to enter an interest rate swap. They key factor is that the trader is not obligated to enter into the swap, but he does have the right to do so should he so desire.