Stocks

Understanding Bid and Ask Prices

How to get the best prices buying and selling stocks – Bid Price and Ask Price

Imagine you’re at a flea market. You head over to one of the stands and see a baseball card that you want. And even …

Investing in the Stock Market: March Madness Edition

We’re into the sweet sixteen of March Madness – and already there’ve been some amazing moments. Whether it was Bronson Koenig’s buzzer beater helping Wisconsin into the next stage of the tournament…or the thirty seconds of madness that saw Texas …

The Culture of a Hedge Fund

Showtime’s Billions took a week off but the show still lives large in our minds and has us pondering: what is life like at a hedge fund?

The popular show about a hedge-fund king and the U.S. prosecutor out to …

How to invest your first $500

Spend any time in personal finance forums and you’ll quickly see that the same questions come up time and time again. A common one follows the form of “I have $X, what do I do with it?”. The $X is …

The Short Squeeze: Showtime’s “Billions”

If you’re at all interested in the world of finance, then you should seriously be watching Billions this winter.

It’s loosely based on the marauding U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, who went after Wall …

In Gold We Trust (But Should we?)

People are running for cover.

Increasing stock market volatility (serious swings in stock prices) seems to be sending investors to gold. The precious metal has risen quite a bit since the start of the year – and the high level …

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