View this website to learn about the Federal Funds rate, which is the rate at which banks lend money to each other from their deposits to the Federal Reserve Bank.
A money market fund is a collection of short-term debt investments held by a mutual fund. Learn about how money market funds work by reading this helpful article.
A hedge fund is designed to minimize exposure to market risk and thereby boost investment returns. To do that, hedge fund managers employ a number of counterbalancing techniques.
Bonds, stocks, mutual funds, and various forms of cash equivalents are all considered liquid assets or liquid investments because they can quickly be converted to money.
CBOE began in 1973 as the first options exchange. It now offers a wide array of investment products, including options on equities, indices, interest rates, exchange traded funds, HOLDRs, and futures. On the website, users can find quotes, market statistics, symbols, and learning tools for investing. Other features include an investment simulation and a section on trading tools.
Morningstar was founded in 1984 with the rise of Mutual Funds so that consumers could find information they needed to make informed decisions about investing. Today it is an even bigger independent investment research company with offices in 16 countries and information on over 230,000 investment offerings worldwide. Information about newsletters and other subscriptions on the website.
The Dept. of Veterans Affairs estimates that there are almost 24 million veterans in the U.S., 7.2% of whom are women. The VA handles the benefits due to these veterans by running health care facilities; compensation and pension funds; life insurance; home loans; and burial and memorial benefits. Users to the website can find out about benefits, locations of resources, and find forms.
The following articles provide recent funds-related news.
Index funds are not safe or without risk, as one commercial suggests. However, your allocation strategy (or lack thereof) may be adding risk.
By Kate Stalter, Contributor. Forbes. Sunday, 18 Apr 2021 12:33:19 -0400.
In the first quarter of 2021 itself, U.S. listed ETFs amassed more than $243 billion total, the biggest asset generation on record with more than $200 billion going into equity funds alone, per a Bloomberg article.
Sanghamitra Saha. Zacks. Thursday, 15 Apr 2021 17:00:00 GMT.