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There are 5 names in this directory beginning with the letter C.
Comission Fees
Commission fees are fees charged by a brokerage when you buy or sell a stock, ETF or another type of investment product. Watch Video

 

Commodity ETFs
Commodity ETFs are ETFs that invest in commodities. These commodities can range from commodities such as agricultural products to natural resources, and metals. They gain exposure to the commodities market through investing in a basket of single commodity types, investing in futures contracts of commodities, or tracking the performance of commodity indexes that contain many different combinations of commodities. Watch Video

 

Compounding
Compounding, in finance, is the process of repeatedly growing a principal amount by an interest percentage over some time. Compounding exponentially grows the principal amount by both the additional interest payment and accumulated interest on the principal amount. Generally, compounding comes into play with money in the form of compounding interest or compounding returns.

 

Coupon
A coupon is the annual interest rate paid on security from the issue date to maturity. Coupons are usually used in the context of bonds and are described in terms of coupon rate which is the sum of all coupons paid in a year divided by the face value of the security. Watch Video

 

Currency ETFs
Currency ETFs are ETFs that have underlying currency holdings of a single country, or multiple countries. They track the relative value of currencies through their underlying holdings and thereby provide investors exposure to the forex markets. They are most commonly used by investors to hedge inflation, portfolio risk, and foreign risk. Watch Video