Want to succeed at trading options? You need to understand exactly how these contracts work. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains call options: contracts you purchase if you think a stock will go up in the near future.
The currency crisis in Russia this week has thrust the talk of "capital controls" back into the global financial conversation.
Want to be an informed investor? Buckle down and learn to read corporate balance sheets. You need to know how to scrutinize overall expenses and revenues in these corporate snapshots i order to to discern profitability and earnings. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy runs through a hypothetical income statement and identifies what each number means.
Capitulation is a way to describe a surrender between armies, but it's also a form of 'giving up' on the stock market. So, what is capitulation when it's used on Wall Street? What does it signify? CNBC explains.
What is carried interest and why is it so controversial? CNBC explains.
The average corporate CEO makes 373 times the average worker. Here is a look at how CEO pay is structured and why it's rising.
Talk of a such a crisis is on the rise, leaving many investors in the U.S. and elsewhere wondering what it means exactly.
Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains what China's currency situation means for U.S. consumption and how it affects the entire U.S. and global economies.
You've probably heard about the global controversy surrounding the Chinese currency: international leaders have criticized the Chinese government for keeping the value of the Yuan artificially low, because an artificially undervalued Yuan has serious implications for international trade.
A box of chocolates may be full of surprises, but this Valentine's Day count on it costing you more than last year.
Mutual funds make up a large portion of America’s retirement funds and investments. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy outlines a hypothetical example of how an open-ended mutual fund works with its investors.
Cloud computing means being able to access the Internet anywhere, anytime and being able to use any and all of the data and applications you want.
One of the culprits blamed for the financial chaos of 2008-2009, were collateralized debt obligations. Like any derivative, the value of a CDO is based on an underlying asset. Khan of the Khan Academy explains.
Unlike forward contracts, commodity futures can be bought and sold on the open market. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains the mechanics of futures contracts.
The JOBS Act was aimed at making it easier for new companies to raise money. One way to do that? The confidential IPO filing. Here's how it works.
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.
Contango may seem daunting to those new to investing or unfamiliar with futures contracts, but it doesn’t have to be. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy illustrates.
It provides the government with extra time to hash out difficult fiscal decisions.
The rise of cord-cutting will bring huge changes in TV viewing. Apple already controls our phones. Will it also take control of our TVs?
Credit default swaps, also known as CDS, act as insurance against default, but these financial instruments are actually used in a number of complex ways. How are credit default swaps employed, and what is the rationale for these securities?
If Congress lifts a claims cap, Amtrak could face damages of half a billion dollars from last week's crash.
The average corporate CEO makes 373 times the average worker. Here is a look at CEO pay structure and why it's rising.
The climate pattern known as El Nino is on its way, climate forecasters say. But what is it, and why should we care?
Code Conference, from those who produced D: All Things Digital Conference, addresses the impact of digital technology on our lives and businesses.
Featuring CNBC's Financial Advisor Council, this video series will aim to educate investors with straightforward financial advice.
Trailblazers leveraging the power of technology and innovation to grow their business—and disrupt the competition.