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Flowcabulary   trading

Fractional Shares

Fractional shares allow you to put together a portfolio of high-quality investments without having to spend a lot of money.

Forex   Flowcabulary   trading

Forex Trading Explained

Are you a beginner investor looking to enter the forex market? We’ve got you covered from start to finish. In this article we’ll make it easy by teaching you all about forex trading orders, forex trading strategies, and the best trading platforms.

Personal Finance

Online banking: how to increase your security

It's 2021, you are using your mobile device more and more in your daily life. You read the news, chat with family and friends, shop, and manage your finances all on your mobile device.

Personal Finance   Banking

What is an ATM and what are the costs?

ATMs provide an easy solution. You show up, enter your PIN and get your money. Is it that simple? Let's take a look behind the scenes of these handy cash machines.

Flowcabulary

What is the SMI?

SMI® – THE Blue-Chip Index of the Swiss stock market The Swiss Market Index or SMI® is the most relevant stock index in Switzerland and includes the 20 largest stocks (blue chips) from the Swiss Performance Index (SPI). The capitalization of the SMI stands for nearly 80% of the entire Swiss equity market.

Flowcabulary

What is an ETF?

An Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) is a financial instrument loved by investors because of its diversification, transparency, and liquidity. It is a type of security that involves a combination of other securities – which can be stocks, bonds, indexes, or else – which tracks an underlying index.

Switzerland   Personal Finance   Bank Account

How to open a bank account in Switzerland?

To open a bank account in Switzerland, previously, you had to show a valid identity document in person or send a certified copy by post. Today, thanks to the latest technology, it is possible to open a bank account in Switzerland remotely without going to Geneva, Zurich, Bern, or any other city for that matter. 

Lifestyle

Enjoy Switzerland on a budget

Switzerland is considered one of the most expensive countries in Europe. Notably, it is also one of the most beautiful. So how can you enjoy all Switzerland has to offer without breaking the bank.

Flowcabulary

What is a fiscal year?

What is a fiscal year?   A fiscal year can also be called a “budget year” or a “financial year”. It is also sometimes shortened to FY (Fiscal Year). The period for a fiscal year is of 12 months (1 year) but unlike our calendar year, it does not necessarily start in January and end in December.

Flowcabulary

What is the Dow Jones?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Dow Jones & Co. was founded in 1882 by Charles Dow, Edward Jones, and Charles Bergstresser. Originally, the first industrial averages did not include industrial stocks but only transportation companies, which evolved into the “Transportation Average.”

Flowcabulary

What is an IPO?

What is an IPO? An IPO or initial public offering is the process in which a private corporation decides to offer its shares to the public. This is called stock issuance. When a company goes public, it permits public investors to invest their money in the company.

Flowcabulary

What is a Stock Market?

What is a Stock? When trading, one of the main terms that we are used to talking about is «stock ». But what is a stock? Well… in few words, a stock (also called equity) represents a fraction of ownership of a company.

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