What is an investment bank, and isn't it the same as a commercial bank? Well, not exactly. An investment bank is a credit institution that specializes in stock transactions.
Sharp spikes in stock prices can make any trader uneasy, especially if they are a beginner. However, high volatility is not always a bad thing.
You’ve probably heard something along the lines of “the Dow gained 15 points today” or “NASDAQ index is down 40 points”. What does this mean, and what is an index?
What does “stable money” mean? Simply put, a stable currency is the one, which holds its exchange rates, i.e. its rates do not fluctuate too much over time. So, most stable currencies aren’t necessarily the most powerful or expensive.
There is no shortage of financial instruments on offer for investors and speculators to trade. Almost anything that can be, has been turned into a security or a derivative and made tradable in one way or another.