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The Lifecycle of an Online Trade ©iStockphoto.com/gerenme

The Lifecycle of an Online Trade

Investors make millions of online stock trades each day. Once you click, tap or hit enter to buy or sell a stock—what happens next? Our infographic walks you through five key steps in the lifecycle of an online trade.

Smart Questions to Ask About Smart Beta Products: Part 2 ©iStockphoto.com/imaginima

 

Smart Questions to Ask About Smart Beta Products: Part 2

Smart beta investment products, such as ETFs, are linked to and seek to track the performance of alternatively weighted indices. Here are six "smart" questions to ask before investing in a product linked to a smart beta index.

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