In conventional terms, front running is something that happens within a firm. However, that definition has changed some recently.
A company’s market capitalization, also known simply as “market cap”, is an indication of how much that company is worth on the open market. How do you compute a company’s market capitalization?
Pessimistic about the future of a company’s stock and not sure what to do about it? One strategy employed by many investors is stock shorting, a tool that allows them to make money when a stock goes down.
The Russia crisis this week has thrust the talk of "capital controls" back into the global financial conversation.
The beige book is an important indicator on the state of the U.S. economy and a critical tool for the Federal Reserve. CNBC explains.
The debt ceiling is a cap set by Congress on how much the federal government can borrow to pay its debts.
Economic data can be like the porridge of a certain fairy tale: Too hot, too cold, or just right.
Sequestration is a fiscal policy procedure adopted by Congress to deal with the federal budget deficit.
Americans often check their receipts to make sure they've bought everything they need, and probably to see if what they paid this time is any different from the last trip. The government does the same with the Consumer Price Index. Here are the details.
President Obama wants to use the tax code to slow the widening gap between the richest and poorest.
The Swiss National Bank's move to break the franc away from its set value against the euro stunned financial markets.
No matter where you are in terms of investment knowledge, investors all agree on one thing: don't panic.
Coverage of the 2015 World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Go inside the world of exchange-traded funds with CNBC's coverage from the ETF industry's biggest event of 2014.
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