Anne Sraders

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What Is Middle Class, Really? Income and Range in 2019

What Is Middle Class, Really? Income and Range in 2019

While there is no single definition for the middle class, it is often considered to be between 67% and 200% of the median income - but is based on a variety of factors including wealth, aspiration and consumption.

What Is Market Segmentation? Definition and Examples

What Is Market Segmentation? Definition and Examples

Market segmentation is a marketing strategy that divides consumer's interests, demographics and behavior into different groups to better market to specific needs.

What Is Nasdaq and How Is It Different From the Dow?

What Is Nasdaq and How Is It Different From the Dow?

Nasdaq is an American stock market and the home of stocks that make up major indexes like the Nasdaq Composite and Nasdaq 100.

What Is a Put Option? Examples and How to Trade Them in 2019

What Is a Put Option? Examples and How to Trade Them in 2019

A put option is a contract that allows an investor the right but not the obligation to sell shares of an underlying security at a certain price at a certain time.

What Is a Call Option? Examples and How to Trade Them in 2019

What Is a Call Option? Examples and How to Trade Them in 2019

A call option is a contract the gives an investor the right, but not obligation, to buy a certain amount of shares of a security at a specified price at a later time.

What Is Artificial Intelligence? Examples and News in 2019

What Is Artificial Intelligence? Examples and News in 2019

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is the use of computer science programming to imitate human thought and action by analyzing data and surroundings, solving or anticipating problems and learning or self-teaching to adapt to a variety of tasks.

What Are Emerging Markets? Characteristics and List in 2019

What Are Emerging Markets? Characteristics and List in 2019

Emerging markets are those that are striving to become advanced economies through increased production, development of regulatory bodies and exchanges, and increasingly sophisticated markets.

Is Mint Safe? What to Know About the Budgeting App in 2019

Is Mint Safe? What to Know About the Budgeting App in 2019

Mint is a budgeting app that uses personal finances to help budget funds. But is it safe?

What Is Litecoin? What to Know in 2019

What Is Litecoin? What to Know in 2019

Litecoin, much like Bitcoin, is a cryptocurrency that is a digital payment method using blockchain technology to allow investors to transfer and trade "coins."

The Longest Bull Market: History and Facts in 2018

The Longest Bull Market: History and Facts in 2018

As of Aug. 22, 2018, the U.S. market hit 3,453 days in a bull run - and earned the title of the longest bull market since World War II.