Index Funds and ETFs

Exchange traded funds and mutual funds that are specially designed to mirror the performance of stock market indexes such as the S&P 500

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What time does dow jones open?

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The NYSE opens at 9:30. The Dow Jones futures begin trading at 6PM ET from Sunday through Thursday evening.
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What is meant by mid cap stock?

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A mid cap stock refers to the stocks of a company that is considered mid-size as per its market capitalization. Market capitalization refers to the total market value of all the company's stocks put together. If it runs to a few hundreds/thousands of crores the company will be called large cap and if it only a few crores it is called a small cap. All companies that fall between these two are called mid cap companies.
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What is the option to sell shares of stock at a specified time in the future called?

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It's actually called a call option. I will provide you with a definition I just found for this, and some additional tips on options trading. - - - - - The option to sell shares is a put. The option to buy them is a call.
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What are The different types of office equipment their features and what they can be used for?

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What are The different types of office equipment their features and what they can be used for?"
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What time does the Dow Jones open and close GMT?

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Dow Jones doesn't open and is an index that is measured on the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange). The NYSE opens at 9:30 am EST and closes at 4:00 pm. EST. 2.30pm GMT (1.30 pm during summer time ) and 9pm at night (10 pm during summer time)
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What time does the Japanese stock exchange open?

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The standard trading hours for most stock exchange products listed on TSE are 09:00 to 11:00 and 12:30 to15:00. Product-specific trading hours include: * Japanese Government Bonds (JGBs) 13:00 to13:30 (09:30 to10:00) * Foreign currency-denominated foreign bonds 13:30 to14:00 (10:00 to 10:30) * Straight bonds 10:00 to11:00 * Equity derivatives 09:00 to11:00 and 12:30 to15:10 (09:00~11:10) * JGB derivatives 09:00 to11:00, 12:30 to15:00 and 15:30 to18:00
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What are the components of the hang seng china enterprises index?

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Components of HSCEI is good target stocks to buy
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What is an ETF investment?

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ETFs are exchange traded funds. They allow immediate diversification for smaller investors. Unlike mutual funds they allow diversity with fewer limitations - they, like stocks, can be traded intra-day (mutual funds don't allow this), are often optionable (and can therefore be both traded and hedged using options), and represent groups of underlying instruments with a common "theme" - such as currency, geographic region (Southeast Asia, China), Gold, Oil, Health Services, Financial services, or a particular Index, etc. An ETF is Index-linked, but is not to be confused with an Index Tracking Stock. An index tracking stock is similar, but tracks a particular index, is fully optional, trades large volumes and has a tight bid/ask spread, and can be used with sell stops and automated orders. Some common index tracking stocks track the S&P 500 (spy), Nasdaq 100 (qqqq), Russell 2000 (iwm), Dow Jones 30 (dia), etc. Some indexes may have more than one tracking stock. There is an ongoing debate in the world of finance over whether or not a mutual fund manager can outperform an index consistantly (skill in picking or luck in picking?). Furthermore, some argue that mutual fund management fees may offset any additional gains from active management. Mutual funds offer "peace of mind" to those who prefer someone else do all the working and watching, ETFs and Index tracking stocks, because they are not actively managed, may require more oversight from the individual investor. Many ETFs outperform mutual funds without fees. Many online brokerages have ETF scanners that allow you to look them up by region, industry sector, ranked by return, or by strategy (such as Growth, Income, Speculation, etc). Note that current ETF Assets (in 2010) total over USD 1 trillion, the number grew from about $30 billion from 1999.
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What are method use in Stock Exchange for calculation Index?

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The stock exchange index is a relative measure of the performance of all or a number of stocks that are traded on a stock exchange. it incorporates the return on stocks, their volumes traded and the shares outstanding. there can be a number of indices relating to a single stock exchange that incorporates the returns on a number of companies. they can also be differentiated on the basis of the return on different industries.
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Who should you turn to if you need help with equipment and design on your first pool if every company has given you different advice on brands and types of filters and pumps and lights and equipment?

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They are selling what works for them. Each company has a favorite pump or filter heater etc that is user and installer friendly. Some get special deals on equipment that is low grade. Check the site or IPSSA inc. and follow the prompts. You will get some straight friendus there. But again, 10 pool service techs --- maybe 5 to 8 different friendus. Go with someone who has been in the business a while. Have your questions prepared in advance. Tell them what you would like in your pool design or what your possible use would be. Ask why this particular piece of equipment or that. The person has to get a background of what your needs are in relation to the pool use. Location of the pool and other factors can be involved. Budget restraints are a factor. The end results are nearly limitless. k
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How do you calculate return of market index how do you calculate index of nse and bse?

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For indexes like the S&P 500 or the Russell 3000, look for figures from the data's vendors, like Standard & Poor. Because of the need to factor in dividends, splits (and other corporate actions), index reconstitutions and changing weights, calculating total return on an index can be a fairly involved process that often requires that the person calculating it exercise some judgment - so it is difficult to prescribe a set way to calculate them.
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What are ETFs?

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Answer ETF stands for exchange traded funds. It is a portfolio of stocks or bonds that is sold to investors on open exchanges. The investor purchases these shares through a broker. ETFs are often inexpensive and are generally indexed to a particular published benchmark. They are not mutual funds however. Unlike mutual funds, when the investor buys a share in an ETF, the portfolio does not change. The price of the ETF or net asset value (NAV) can be found throughout the trading day.
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What is a portfolio manager?

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A portfolio manager is someone who manages a group of investments for someone else.
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What is the meaning of one point in a stock market?

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What I think you may be referring to are "basis points". If that is the case, a basis point is essentially a fraction of a % (1/100). So, for every 1%, there are 100 basis points. If this did not answer your question, please let me know. If you are referring simply to "the market is up a half a point"... then that is just one dollar. There is no real reason for calling dollars points, it is just a tradition in US markets and are not the same as basis points.
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What different jobs are there in a multimedia team?

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One word Many, I work ina place where the Multimedia team is Communications. Its a private high school. They not only teach, but publish flyers, ads, promotions, websites.
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What if the efficient market hypothesis is interpreted in a weak form a semistrong form and a strong form How can you differentiate its various forms?

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The efficient market hypothesis (EMH) states that at any given time, security prices fully reflect all available information. There are three common forms to describe the efficiency of the market: Weak form efficiency, Semi-strong form efficiency and Strong form efficiency, each of which have different implications for how markets work. But if markets are efficient and current prices fully reflect all information, then buying and selling securities in an attempt to outperform the market will effectively be a game of chance rather than skill. 1.The "Weak" form asserts that all past market prices and data are fully reflected in securities prices. In other words, technical analysis is of no use. 2.The "Semistrong" form asserts that all publicly available information is fully reflected in securities prices. In other words, fundamental analysis is of no use.
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What does ETF mean?

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Could mean any of these. Exchange-traded fund European Training Foundation Emergency Task Force, Enriched text format Environmental Technologies Fund Escape the Fate, a post-hardcore band Electron-transferring flavoprotein, a metabolic macromolecule Early termination fee, a type of contractual termination fee Enemy Territory Fortress, a software modification of Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory