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Tip of the Day Optimize your 401(k)

Optimize your 401(k) - In order to optimize your 401(k) you should try to get your employer to offer employer matching funds and set your contribution level to the level...

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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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Definition of the Day Athens Stock Exchange

Athens Stock Exchange - The Athens Stock Exchange, also known at the ASE, is the major stock market or exchange, which is located in Athens, Greece and is operated by a council utilizing seven administrators. The Athens stock exchange uses a modern electronic system, called OASIS, for trading its trade...

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