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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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Black Tuesday - Black Tuesday took place on October 29 in the year 1929 and was probably the most famous stock market crash ever to be remembered in stock market history. On this day, the stock market's stocks lost 13 percent of their value and...

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