A Simple Explainer of What Is A Hedge Fund?
Defined: a hedge fund is a special type of managed fund. A hedge fund can use more than one type of investment strategy to generate returns.
Explained: Liquidity Versus Illiquidity In Finance
What does liquidity in finance mean? In this video tutorial, Owen answers what liquidity means, the risk of illiquidity and the liquidity ‘premium’.
Explained: The Difference Between Bullish & Bearish
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The Only Reason To Learn About Finance
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How Short Selling Works (Finance)
In finance, short selling or just “shorting” is betting that something will fall in price. In this video we explain how it works using a simple example.
What Are ‘Growth’ And ‘Defensive’ Assets And Investments?
Defined: ‘Growth’ And ‘Defensive’ Assets And Investments. Generally speaking, growth assets are higher risk and higher reward investments. Defensive assets are lower-risk lower-reward.
What is a bond?
In finance, a bond is a contract between a business which needs money (e.g. to fund their growth) and an investor who wants to receive an income stream plus their cash back in time.
When and Why Do Companies ‘Go Public’?
When and why do companies go public or launch an IPO?
Return on Investment (ROI) Explained
ROI stands for Return on Investment and is one of the simplest and most versatile ratios to compare the profitability of investments. The formula to calculate ROI is the net return from an investment divided by its cost.
What is a stock market crash?
Defined: A stock market crash / share market crash is a rapid sell-off or falls in asset prices, like shares / stocks, bonds or property.
The Difference Between Price and Value
In finance, the price is what you are asked to pay, value is what you are willing to pay.
What is diversification?
Diversification is a portfolio management technique used to lower the risk of an investment portfolio.