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Tip of the Day Consolidate Your Loans

Consolidate Your Loans - No matter how many loans you have, they are generally all sitting at different interest rates, so the trick to saving money is to shop around...

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Long-Short Investing

Definition: A strategy that involves buying shares of stock in one company while shorting another one.  Hedge funds often choose to buy shares in a company that is doing well while shorting its competitor who is doing the worst.

Advice: This strategy creates a situation where the fund has no exposure to the market (as long as shorts and longs are of equal size).  The fund profits if the stocks it buys increase in value more than its shorts.  As long as the fund's best stocks outperform its worst, it'll make money.

 

 

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Definition of the Day Margin Trading

Margin Trading - Margin Trading is a brokerage account that allows the investors to buy securities by borrowing a portion of the purchase price. The National Association of Securities Dealers (NADD), in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and the lending brokerage firm, governs margin accounts. Stocks purchased in two...

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