Stocks bonds options and futures
Cancel Forgot your password? Showing all editions for 'Stocks, bonds, options, futures'. Find out more about these and other bank products. Learn how corporate, muni, agency, Treasury and other types of bonds work. Learn more about your choices—from penny-stocks to large caps and more. Funds—such as mutual funds, closed-end funds and exchange-traded funds—pool money from many investors and invest it according to a specific investment strategy.
Funds can offer diversification, professional management and a wide variety of investment strategies and styles. But not all funds are the same. Understand how they work, and research fund fees and expenses. An annuity is a contract between you and an insurance company, in which the company promises to make periodic payments, either starting immediately—called an immediate annuity—or at some future time—a deferred annuity.
Learn about the different types of annuities. Funding college begins with savings, starting with how much to save. Numerous types of investments come into play when saving for retirement and managing income once you retire.
For saving, tax-advantaged retirement options such as a k or an IRA can be a smart choice. Managing retirement income may require moving out of certain investments and into ones that are better suited to a retirement lifestyle.
Options are contracts that give the purchaser the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell a security, such as a stock or exchange-traded fund, at a fixed price within a specific period of time. It pays to learn about different types of options, trading strategies and the risks involved.