A bond is a contract between a business which needs money (e.g. to fund their growth) and an investor who wants to receive an income stream plus their cash back in time.
In finance and investing, short selling or just “shorting” is betting that something will fall in price.
Explained: Bullish versus Bearish in Finance. Bulls think the price of something will go up. Bears think the price will go down.
Explained: Choosing investment options inside Super is scary, confusing and important all in one. This video explains all the questions about Superannuation investment strategies.
Basis points are a finance way for saying percentages. For most of us saying “basis points” is really a useless term and just makes finance more confusing.
The difference between Listed Investment Companies (LIC) and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) might be small on the surface, but they can impact your investment returns significantly.