Short selling is a process that involves borrowing shares from a person, selling them and then buying them back at a lower price, thus realizing a profit. In this situation, knowing that prices are ...
Derivative and asset-backed security seem to be similar, as both are based on some other assets. So I wonder if they are the same concept?
What does it mean when some funding firm or commercial bank asks for "proof of funds"?
In Bodie's textbook "Investments": Money market instruments include short-term, marketable, liquid, low-risk debt securities. I was wondering about the differences and relations between ...
What is a trust? What are the different types of trusts? Are some better than others? What are the different roles involved in a trust?
This other question about home renovations makes reference to the concept of "good debt." Could somebody explain the concepts of good debt vs. bad debt, providing examples of each? Are there cases ...
Can someone please explain the meaning of 'shorting' a stock with an example?
When I look at my Google finance page, and I look at a company, lets say Citigroup for example, and I see that the market cap is 83.45 billion, what does that mean? Does that mean Stock Price X ...
How does one become "Financially Literate"? Also, on a side question; what does "Financially Literate" even mean?