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A debt instrument issued for a period of more than one year with the purpose of raising capital by borrowing. The Federal government, states, cities, corporations, and many other t ... Read more

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Investing During a Recovery

by Eric Petroff

One of the side effects of low interest rates is they tend to create demand for higher return, higher risk investments. So, as recessionary expectations bottom out, pessimism fades ...

IBM Undervalued At Its Current Price

IBM has reported 13 straight quarterly decline in revenues and its earnings for the second quarter fell by 17%. Legendary investor Warren Buffett owns around 79...

Fannie Mae vs. Freddie Mac

When the recession struck huge bailouts were given to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and in an instant these unknown entities became household names. Even after th...

Bond vs. Stock

Bonds and stocks are two of the most common types of assets purchased by investors and most portfolios include one or both. The two investment vehicles are very...

Difference Between The Money Market and The Capital Market

In order to understand what the differences between things are you first need to understand what each of the items is. In this case before you can understand th...

Week 13: Personal Finance Guide Review – Part II

So You Think You Know Personal Finance? It’s now time to review more of our previous Personal Finance Guide articles as we gear up for Financial Literacy ...

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