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Tip of the Day Save at Least 10% of Your Annual Salary for Retirement

Save at Least 10% of Your Annual Salary for Retirement - No matter what age you are, you should be thinking about your life after retirement. In order to...

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Arbitrage

Definition: Arbitrage is defined as the simultaneous purchasing and selling of a stock to take advantage of inefficient markets.  Essentially, an example would be an investor buying a stock in the United States and shorting it in Europe, if it hasn't adjusted to the change in exchange rates yet.  This is seen as "riskless profit" and is a technique used by many hedge funds.

TeenAnalyst Advice: Because this is a very advanced topic, we recommend avoiding this unless you're a very experienced investor.  It works great in theory but the tricky part is finding market inefficiencies.

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Ex-dividend date - An ex-dividend date is the first day of the ex-dividend period (between the time the dividend was announced and payout). Creating an ex-dividend date in this way will facilitate all unfinished transaction prior to the record date, which is the date that an investor must own shares...

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