The Foreign Exchange Market is an over-the-counter market where people can buy, sell, or speculate on foreign currencies. It provides an alternative to stocks and can be a way to invest in different countries globally.
There are many tools that can help you evaluate how a company is doing and help you predict how it will do in the future. In this unit, we present Porter’s Five Forces, SWOT Analysis, and the Broad Factor Analysis.
Timing is important when it comes to investing and knowing where we are within the business cycle can help you better understand the current economic situation. In this unit, we introduce you to the six parts of the business cycle.
All stock traded companies are obligated to put out quarterly and yearly reports, which contain a lot of useful information. In this unit, we will walk you through the basics of the balance sheet, the cash flow statement, and the income statement.
Understanding financial ratios and metrics is key to being a more informed investor. Knowing the financial ratios included in this section will give you a more fair and accurate assessment of the financial health of a business.
Bonds are fixed income instruments that function as IOUs. When you purchase a bond, you are lending to the issuer, so borrowers will issue bonds to raise money from investors to lend them money for a certain period of time. Learn more about bonds here!