What Is Index Arbitrage?

Index arbitrage is the simultaneous purchase and sale of a basket of stocks that make up a particular index in order to profit from discrepancies in the index value. Index arbitrageurs seek to profit from the difference in the price of the index and the actual value of the underlying stocks. Index arbitrage is a … Read more

Learn about Ordinary Loss.

The term “Ordinary Loss” refers to a type of loss that is not considered to be a capital loss. Ordinary losses can be deducted from your income on your tax return. Can you write off gambling losses? Yes, you can write off gambling losses on your taxes. However, you can only write off the amount … Read more