I've noticed that options volumes can vary dramatically between underlying securities. What makes some stocks (e.g. AAPL, BAC) so attractive for options traders?
For instance, if a stock is trading at 40 dollars per share, and there are one billion shares being traded, there will be a market capitalization of 40 billion dollars. Let's say the markets are ...
I've traded spot forex and I found it really liquid (trades can be executed within a few seconds). However, in NSE (India) share market, it takes between minutes to days to sell the shares I've ...
Considered as an investment, real estate differs largely from other investments like equity. E.g. The difficulty in selling (Potential long time span in waiting/hunting for buyer), the much higher ...
I recently opened a Roth IRA in the USA and I'm new to investing. How do I research a mutual fund and what aspects should I analyze to figure out if it fits my investment strategy (I might not even ...
I know standard rules of thumb are that it is a good idea to have a liquid emergency fund of between of anywhere from 3-8 months of expenses (depending upon the source). How important is liquidity ...
What is high trading volume in a stock indicative of? Is high liquidity a good thing or a bad thing?
At Investopedia - Average Daily Trading Volume - ADTV it says: If trading volume isn't very high, the security will tend to be less expensive because people are not as willing to buy it. ...
Say stock ABC trades 100,000 shares per day. I feel strongly that in the near future it will trade 200,000 shares per day. Is there an instrument I can buy to profit on this? To be clear, I don't ...
Proper 2BRs start at $500k in our neighborhood. We're looking at buying, but I'm leery of the $100k downpayment. It would reduce our savings to 50k liquid and 75k in retirement. I can easily ...
Since I graduated from college, I've collected ~$15K USD of savings. Currently this is sitting idle in a low interest checking account. I'd like to put it to better use, but I also need to make sure ...
Possible Duplicate: As a general rule, how much in “liquid” emergency savings should I have? I know I should have one, but I don't know how to start and how much I should have.
I'm buying my very first home next week, and should be receiving the $8,000 first-time home buyers tax credit. A majority of my savings are going to the down-payment of the house, but we still have a ...