WM Reuters

WM Reuters Benchmark FX Exchange Rates

What are WM Reuters Benchmark Rates WM Reuters benchmark rates are spot and forward currency rates used as a reference in financial valuations, measurement, and index calculations.  FX Benchmark rates are foreign exchange rates that are used as standard rates for portfolio valuation and performance measurement. The WM Reuters Closing […]

Stakeholder vs Shareholder

Stakeholder vs Shareholder – What do Investors Need to Know?

Stakeholder vs Shareholder – What Investors Need to Know What is a stakeholder vs shareholder?  When it comes to investing in a corporation, there are both. While they have similar-sounding names, their investment in a company is quite different.  A stakeholder is anyone who has an interest in the success […]

Living Trust

Living Trust – Better Than a Will?

What Is a Living Trust? A living trust is a legal document that, like a will, contains your instructions for what you want to happen to your assets when you die. However, unlike a will, assets can transfer to a beneficiary while avoiding probate. A living trust is a legal […]


GAAS – What Investors Need To Know About Auditing Standards

GAAS – What Are Generally Accepted Auditing Standards? GAAS or Generally Accepted Auditing Standards are guidelines auditors generally follow when auditing corporate books and financial records. Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) are a set of methodical rules.  They are used by auditors while conducting audits on the financial records of […]

COV Loan

COV Loan: Covenant-Light Loan Definition & Explanation

COV Loan – What are Covenant-Lite Loans? A COV loan or COV-Lite Loan is a covenant-light type of term loan. It is structured more like a bond with maximum flexibility and minimal constraints for the borrower. A covenant-lite loan is a type of flexible financing.  It is a term loan […]

Diagonal Spread

Diagonal Spread Options – Definition and Examples

What are Diagonal Spread Options? Diagonal spread options refers to buying and selling equal amounts of call or put option contracts with different strike prices and expiration dates.  In options trading, the strategy is a modified calendar spread involving different strike prices. It is put into play by simultaneously entering […]