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Retail Industry ETF
An exchange-traded fund investing in companies whose main business is selling retail merchandise to consumers, so as to replicate the performance of an underlying retail index. The companies included in such an ETF include bric ...
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A stock whose value is recognized by the marketplace and factored into its price already, and is therefore believed to be unlikely to rise further ...
Angelina Jolie Stock Index
An index composed of a group of stocks coming from companies related with the actress Angelina Jolie. Deemed as one of the most influential celebri ...
Fully Indexed Interest Rate
The interest rate on an adjustable-rate loan that is calculated by adding the margin to an index level. The interest rate on an adjustable (sometim ...
Standing mortgage is a loan which is paid only in interests as opposed to the standard mortgage where the amortization pays the principal amount ov ...
Firm’s earnings report which is above or below analysts’ expectations. These analysts base their projections on several sources such as ...
Notions about Factor Investing
Factor investing refers to a framework or procedure seeking to generate the risk premia by incorporating expositions to different factors to create a portfolio. Anchored in academic research, broad factors such as momentum, quality, and volatility have exhibited its capabilities to provide a premium to a certain asset or instrument.
Finance for Individuals
Singapore Exchange Limited also called as SGX is an investment holding company based in Singapore and offers various services associated with derivatives and securities trading and others. Singapor e Exchange is affiliated to the Oceanian and Asian Stock Exchanges Federation and the World Federation of Exchanges.
Taxation in Finance
Introducing the Federal Tax Brackets
The first federal income tax statute stemmed from enacting the Revenue Act of 1861, which was passed by the Union government to help fund expenses related to Civil War. Then the second revenue was passed in 1862, which introduced two tax brackets: 3% for annual incomes ranging from $600 to $10,000, and 5% on incomes $10,000 and above.
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