News that some states are moving to shore up investor protections out of concern the Trump administration will weaken or outright repeal the federal “fiduciary” legislation, raises an important question: How do I tell if I’m working with an honest broker?
The wind, rain and storm surges of Harvey and Irma have barely subsided and already there is talk about the thousands of construction jobs and infrastructure spending that will come as a result.
It’s the quintessential question for investors and traders. Conventional wisdom is not all that helpful – buy low, sell high. Well, duh! How about something with a little more meat on it?
Being able to have access to over 400 Stock Screeners performance metrics as they compare to the S&P 500 and a data base which includes over 4000 publically traded companies strongly supports the Financeboards Stock Screener Widget being an Information Widget that should definitely be on your Research Dashboard(s).
In simple terms, the bid-ask spread is the difference between the maximum (bid) price a buyer is willing to pay for a stock and the minimum (ask) price a seller is willing to accept. The spread is an indicator of the liquidity of the asset.