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collectibles

A collectable or collectible (aka collector’s item) is any object regarded as being of value or interest to a collector (not necessarily monetarily valuable or antique). There are numerous types of collectables...

financial instruments

A financial instrument is a tradable asset of any kind; either cash, evidence of an ownership interest in an entity, or a contractual right to receive or deliver cash or another financial instrument. According to IAS 32...

commodities

In economics, a commodity is a marketable item produced to satisfy wants or needs. Economic commodities comprise goods and services. The exact definition of the term commodity is specifically used to describe a class of...

S&P 500

The S&P 500, or the Standard & Poor’s 500, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ. The S&P 500...

real estate investment

Real estate investing involves the purchase, ownership, management, rental and/or sale of real estate for profit. Real Estate has traditionally outperformed the Wall Street equity market. A street by street knowledge of...

ETF

An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is an investment fund traded on stock exchanges, much like stocks. An ETF holds assets such as stocks, commodities, or bonds, and trades close to its net asset value over the course of the...

palladium

Palladium is a silvery-white metal that is found in trace amounts in the Earth’s crust. It is a member of the platinum group of metals, which includes platinum, rhodium, and iridium. Palladium is prized for its...

platinum

Platinum is a precious metal that is prized for its rarity and its many uses. It is most commonly used in jewelry, but it is also used in electronic devices, dental fillings, and breast implants. Platinum is also used...

real assets

A tangible investment is something physical that you can touch. It is an investment in a tangible, hard or real asset or personal property. This contrasts with financial investments such as stocks, bonds, and other...

capital appreciation

Capital appreciation is an increase in the price or value of assets. It may refer to appreciation of company stocks or bonds held by an investor, an increase in land valuation, or other upward revaluation of fixed...