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Need protection? Consider a collar!

Jul 1, 2014
A collar is a trading strategy that protects your investment, but limits your upside.
Posted In: collar, explainer, whiteboard

What the heck does ETF stand for? An explainer

May 27, 2014
Why investing in ETFs can be like playing with fire.
Posted In: ETFs, explainer

What is wealth? A tutorial

Mar 6, 2014
A lot of people think that wealth is money. But that's only half the story.
Posted In: wealth, explainer

Why do we have a debt ceiling, anyway?

Feb 3, 2014
The debt ceiling began as a check on executive spending, but didn't reach its full crescendo until recently.
Posted In: debt ceiling, explainer

Forget Dow 16,000. Here's the number you should care about.

Nov 18, 2013
It's much smaller than 16,000.
Posted In: explainer, Dow, Wall Street

Bond market couldn't care less about shutdown

Oct 8, 2013
As we head towards the debt ceiling deadline, stocks are looking wobbly, and Congress wobblier still. But the debt market looks weirdly zen.
Posted In: bond market, explainer, Treasury bill

Money mysteries solved

Jul 18, 2013
Explaining some terms, phrases and concepts about money you might hear everyday, but not fully understand.
Posted In: money mysteries, explainer, FDIC, piggy banks

Eurobond: An explainer

Jul 10, 2012
What exactly is a Eurobond and why are so many people interested in having them? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains with a little help from the three little pigs.
Posted In: eurobond, explainer

Carl Richards: Live and doodling

Mar 2, 2012
Tess talks with personal finance commentator and artist Carl Richards in front of a live audience in Park City, Utah.
Posted In: Personal Finance, napkin, explainer, carl richards, humor

Haircut: More dangerous than it sounds

Nov 8, 2011
If Greece accepts the terms of a new aid package it's expected to get a haircut on its debt. But Sr. Editor Paddy Hirsch explain why that haircut...
Posted In: explainer, Greece, greek bailout, haircut

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