Macro

This economic phenomenon combines two or three negative economic trends that rarely occur together: poor economic growth, high inflation, and high unemployment levels.

The Consumer Price Index is essentially a measure of inflation, or deflation, if prices decrease. Learn how investors use this data to make the right moves.

Not all economists agree on the exact definition of an economic depression. Some say it only lasts as long as GDP growth is negative, but others say it lasts until the country’s economy returns to a normal level.

Hyperinflation tends to be rare, but it has occurred several times throughout recent history. Learn about how hyperinflation can affect the market and your finances.

SPACs don’t always perform according to expectations. Learn more about how special purpose acquisition companies work, and how to tell if they are a good investment.

Whether you’re looking to grow your business or finance bigger projects, you will need working capital. At its core, working capital supports your daily running costs, funds operations, and may help you stay afloat during tough times.

You may see this type of equity referred to by several different names, including net assets, residual equity, or stockholder’s’ equity. Shareholders’ equity is an important aspect of a company’s balance sheet.

Shorting a stock, also referred to as short selling, is a complicated strategy. In simple terms, it refers to the practice of borrowing shares or securities, then immediately turning around and selling them.

A Roth IRA could be a solid choice for those looking to do more to save for retirement. Find out what distinguishes it from its traditional counterpart and start getting ahead on your retirement savings today.

There are several ways to start saving for retirement, including opening what’s known as an individual retirement account (IRA). This financial product is a particular type of account that helps you put money aside for retirement while helping you pay as little as possible in income taxes.

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