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A system of allocating resources based only on the interaction of market forces, such as supply and demand. A true market economy is free of governmental influence, collusion and o ... Read more

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Spot Trading Versus Futures Trading

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The main difference between spots and futures is the actual delivery of currency. In futures, the price is settled when the contract is signed and the currencies are exchanged. In ...

How Will Interest Rates Influence the S&P 500?

When markets started trading at the beginning of the year, one of the biggest questions on the minds of investors was: When will the Federal Reserve start raisi...

How to Calculate GDP Growth Rate

While Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is itself a useful number calculated to reflect the value of a country’s economy it is far more insightful to assess GD...

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Over the past few years the terms depression and recession have featured prominently when discussing the economies of many countries. While they are often used ...

The History of FOREX Regulation

In the beginning of retail FOREX, regulations, other than fraud statutes, were essentially nonexistent. This was also true of the commodity futures markets up t...

Interviewing a Financial Planner

You need help, plain and simple. Between making the money and living your life, your financial chores are never completely done right. You might be brilliant at...

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