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  • Diversification
    A risk management strategy that involves splitting up your investments into different types of assets that behave differently, to reduce overall risk Read More
  • Inflation
    Inflation is a general increase in prices that causes a decline in a currency’s purchasing power. Read More
  • Investment
    An investment is an asset that you buy with the expectation that it will generate some future income or profit Read More
  • IPO
    When a company decides to raise money through selling shares for the first time to the public. Read More
  • Primary Market
    The primary market is where securities are created - companies sell new stocks and bonds to the public for the first time. Read More
  • Secondary Market
    The secondary market is where investors purchase securities from other investors, rather than from issuing companies themselves. Read More
  • Stock
    A stock is a security that represents partial ownership in a company. When you purchase a company's stock, you're purchasing a small piece of the company, called a share. Read More
  • Stock Market
    The stock market is where investors connect to buy and sell investments — most commonly, stocks Read More