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What is the SNB?

The Swiss National Bank is the central bank of Switzerland. It is the institution responsible for regulating the country’s monetary policy and controlling inflation by issuing its currency and controlling interest rates.

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What is an Asset?

An asset is a resource with an economic value, which can be owned or controlled by an individual, a company, government, or another entity that is expected to generate gains in the future.

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Fractional Shares

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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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What is a CFD? | How CFD trading works

Traders can use a CFD (contract for difference) to trade multiple markets including forex, indices, shares, commodities from a single account.

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Blockchain explained

In order to understand what Bitcoin is, we need to understand the technology it is built on; the blockchain. Blockchain is to Bitcoin, what the internet is to email. A big electronic system, on top of which you can build applications. Currency can be considered one of them.

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