How the Markets Work

A binary option is a type of options contract in which the payout depends entirely on the outcome of a yes/no proposition and typically relates to whether the price of a particular asset will rise...
A foreign currency exchange rate is a price that represents how much it costs to buy the currency of one country using the currency of another country. Currency traders buy and sell currencies...
When a broker-dealer sells you securities out of its inventory, the broker-dealer acts as a principal in the transaction (that is, selling to you directly the securities it holds). When acting in a...
A public offer to purchase the stated amount of stock of a corporation from its shareholders at the stated price within a stated time limit often in an effort to gain control of the company.
An individual or entity that owns stock in a company.
The profit earned by a company after all expenses and taxes have been deducted from revenue . A simple way to think about net income is it’s the price of a widget multiplied by the number of widgets...
The total amount of money, or gross income, generated by a company from selling its goods and services. A simple way to think about revenue is it’s the price of a widget multiplied by the number of...
Information about a company’s financial condition and business that it makes public. Investors can use this information to make informed investment decisions about the company’s securities.
An individual who acts as an intermediary between a buyer and seller, usually charging a commission to execute trades. Brokers are required to seek the best execution of trades they make for clients...
Examples of financial products include but are not limited to the following: stocks, bonds, derivatives, and currencies.

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