Casey Bond

Casey Bond

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Casey Bond is a seasoned personal finance writer and editor. Currently, she is the editor for Student Loan Hero.

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Casey Bond Bio | Investopedia

Casey Bond is a prolific personal finance writer and currently serves as the managing editor and voice for Her work regularly ......

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If different bond markets use different day-count conventions, how do I know which one is used in any particular market?

A day-count convention is a system used in the bond markets to determine the number of days between two coupon dates. This system is important to traders of various bonds because it affects how the accrued interest and present value of future coupons is calculated....

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What is the difference between a collateralized mortgage obligation (CMO) and a collateralized bond obligation (CBO)?

Both collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) and collateralized bond obligations (CBOs) are similar in that investors receive payments from a pool of underlying assets. The difference between these securities lies in the type of assets that provide cash flow to investors....


About Our Writers | Investopedia

About Our Writers. Investopedia sources articles from nearly 200 writers located around the world with expertise ranging from active trading to frugal living and ......

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Internal Rate Of Return (IRR) Definition | Investopedia

The discount rate often used in capital budgeting that makes the net present value of all cash flows from a particular project equal to zero. Generally speaking, the higher a project's internal rate of return, the more desirable it is to undertake the project....


Technical Analysis: Support And Resistance | Investopedia

By Cory Janssen, Chad Langager and Casey MurphyOnce you understand the concept of a trend, the next major concept is that of support and resistance. You'll often hear technical analysts talk about the ongoing battle between the bulls and the bears, or the struggle between buyers (demand) and sellers (supply)....

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Technical Analysis: Introduction | Investopedia

Learn how chartists analyze the price movements of the market. We'll introduce you to the most important concepts in this approach....


Technical Analysis: The Basic Assumptions | Investopedia

By Cory Janssen, Chad Langager and Casey MurphyWhat Is Technical Analysis? Technical analysis is a method of evaluating securities by analyzing the statistics generated by market activity, such as past prices and volume. Technical analysts do not attempt to measure a security's intrinsic value, but instead use charts and other...

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What does

The term "outrights" is used in the forex (FX) market to describe a type of transaction in which two parties agree to buy or sell a given amount of currency at a predetermined rate at some point in the future. This type of transaction is also known as a forward...

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Which Retirement Plan Is Best?

We'll show you how to choose between Roth IRAs, Traditional IRAs and 401(k)s....


Analyzing Chart Patterns: Cup And Handle | Investopedia

By Chad Langager and Casey Murphy, senior analyst of A cup-and-handle pattern resembles the shape of a tea cup on a chart. This is a bullish continuation pattern where the upward trend has paused, and traded down, but will continue in an upward direction upon the completion of the...

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Forex Tutorial: Introduction to Currency Trading | Investopedia

In this online tutorial, beginners and experts alike can learn the ins and outs of the retail forex market....


Analyzing Chart Patterns: Double Top And Double Bottom | Investopedia

By Chad Langager and Casey Murphy, senior analyst of The double top and double bottom are another pair of well-known chart patterns whose names don't leave much to the imagination. These two reversal patterns illustrate a security's attempt to continue an existing trend....

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I keep hearing about the 50-day, 100-day and 200-day moving averages. What do they mean, how do they differ from each other, and what causes them to act as support or resistance?

Whether you are using the 50-day, 100-day or 200-day moving average, the method of calculation and the manner in which the moving average is interpreted remain the same. A moving average is simply an arithmetic mean of a certain number of data points....

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What does rollover mean in the context of the forex market?

In the forex (FX) market, rollover is the process of extending the settlement date of an open position. In most currency trades, a trader is required to take delivery of the currency two days after the transaction date. However, by rolling over the position - simultaneously closing the existing position...