Tag: exchanges

  • Organizations

    The financial markets and investment business are carefully regulated and supervised by agencies on a variety of federal and state levels. On the federal level, the U.S.Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is charged with the mission of not only protecting individual and institutional investors but performing other tasks such as maintaining fair, efficient, and orderly markets. A lesser ...

  • Options

    Trading

    It may surprise you to learn that options trading is not a recent development in economics, but in fact has a very long history that goes back nearly to the very beginnings of human economic activity. These early options trades mainly dealt with real estate and the gradual accumulation of land, plot by plot. One more modern example of an “option” might be the decision of a major motion ...

  • Exchanges

    Europe

    There are many countries in Europe that enjoy some form of global market exchange. Whilst some of these countries have well-developed economies and excellent, well-developed and transparent stock markets, others are still emerging from a period of difficult government and are picking up the pieces of their fragmented economy. Some of these countries – especially those in Central and Eastern ...

  • Asia

    Chinese Stock Exchange

    No other stock market can match its potential, yet it lags a long way behind. The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) has been in operation for over a decade, but is yet to match the awesome reputation of the national economy, and that of its host city. Most international investors prefer to route their funds through Hong Kong. Those who have experimented with the SSE, rarely report positive ...