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Printing money for junk bonds

Printing money for junk bonds

In order to fight deflation the European Central Bank is still continuing the QE (Quantitative Easing) program. The ECB is effectively buying all kinds of debt and is printing new money to pay for these bonds.

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Financing spring break with a student loan

Financing spring break with a student loan

A LendEDU study has found that one third of the students in the US are using student loan money to finance spring break and the consumption of alcohol.

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Donald Trump and the debt ceiling

Donald Trump and the debt ceiling

Donald Trump wants to spend more and tax less, but total debt in the US is already approaching $20 trillion dollars, and the debt ceiling is also approaching.

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How well are client funds protected?

How well are client funds protected?

An investor compensation fund protects retail traders when a broker goes bust. It's always best to keep your account below the maximum level of compensation.

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Snapchat bubble

Snapchat bubble

Snapchat had a very good debut on Wall Street, with shares rising as much as 45% when the stock started trading. It is very likely that the stock is way overvalued. 

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Where is your broker really located?

Where is your broker really located?

A lot of retail traders get phonecalls from call centers promoting a certain broker. Often they are lying about where the broker is really located.

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How do binary options brokers make money?

How do binary options brokers make money?

With binary options, you are trading against the house. You're betting if the price is going up or down and the broker takes all your money when you lost your bet.

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