Bond mutual funds can lose value if the bond manager sells a significant amount of bonds in a rising interest rate environment and investors in the open market…

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Any U.S. citizen or resident who has a Social Security number, regardless of age, can own a U.S. savings bond. If you want to buy a savings bond…

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Generally, bonds are thought of as safe. … If you purchased a 10-year U.S. government bond on Oct. 1, 2020, the bond would have yielded 0.68%. In other…

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Effective today, Series EE savings bonds issued November 2020 through April 2021 will earn an annual fixed rate of 0.10%. Series I savings bonds will earn a composite…

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Generally, unvested equity awards that companies have granted to their employees are not included in the calculation of basic EPS, even though such contingent awards are legally considered…

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How are stock options taxed when sold? With NSOs, you pay ordinary income taxes when you exercise the options, and capital gains taxes when you sell the shares….

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Early exercise is only possible with American-style option contracts, which the holder may exercise at any time up to expiration. With European-style option contracts, the holder may only…

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Each company must have a minimum of 1,250,000 publicly traded shares outstanding upon listing, excluding those held by officers, directors, or any beneficial owners of more than 10%…

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There are two primary ways in which the price of an IPO can be determined. Either the company, with the help of its lead managers, fixes a price…

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If you sell short and then buy to cover on the same day, it is considered a day trade. Does the rule apply to day-trading options? Yes. The…

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