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What are some examples of different types of capital?

By Mark Holland / a couple of months ago

The term “capital” can refer to several different concepts in the business world. While most people think of financial capital or the money that a business uses to finance its operations, human capital and social capital make an important contribution to the overall financial health of a business. Key takeaways Capital refers to everything that […]

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Definition of futures equivalents

By Mark Holland / a couple of months ago

What is the futures equivalent? The futures equivalent is the number of futures contracts required to match the risk profile of an option position on the same underlying asset. Key takeaways Futures equivalent refers to the number of futures contracts required to hedge an equivalent option position. The futures equivalent only applies to options where […]

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Working as a financial planner

By Mark Holland / a couple of months ago

Working as a financial planner, also called a personal financial advisor, provides the opportunity to work directly with clients and businesses to navigate the fundamental principles of personal finance. Financial planners advise their clients on how to achieve their financial goals. Some financial planners provide comprehensive planning services without offering recommendations, while others offer both […]

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How Jeff Bezos became the richest man in the world

By Mark Holland / a couple of months ago

As of 2021, Jeff Bezos is the richest person on Earth, with his personal fortune dwarfing the wealth accumulated by Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and legendary investor Warren Buffett.Bezos ranked first in Forbes‘2020 List of America’s 400 Richest With a Net Worth of $ 179 Billion.As of the magazine’s 2021 World’s Billionaires List, it’s […]

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Definition of gadfly

By Mark Holland / a couple of months ago

What is a gadfly? Gadfly is a colloquial term for an investor who attends a company’s annual shareholders meeting to criticize the corporation’s executives or express concerns about the company’s direction. A gadfly will address issues for shareholders, often asking management questions about specific company policies or corporate governance. Key takeaways Gadfly is jargon for […]

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Definition of Omega

By Mark Holland / a couple of months ago

What is Omega? Omega is a measure of the price of options, similar to the Greek option that measures various characteristics of the option itself. Omega measures the percentage change in the value of an option relative to the percentage change in the underlying price. In this way, it measures the leverage of an options […]

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Definition of online currency exchange

By Mark Holland / a couple of months ago

What is an online currency exchange? An online currency exchange is an Internet-based platform that facilitates the exchange of currencies between countries or companies for delivery in a secure and centralized environment. Key takeaways An online currency exchange is an Internet-based platform that facilitates the exchange of currencies between countries or companies for delivery in […]

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