Everything You Need to Know About Level 2 Bids on the Stock Market
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Everything You Need to Know About Level 2 Bids on the Stock Market

Navigating the stock market is no easy task, which is why Easy Stock Loans is here to help! To make the stock market a little easier to understand, we are breaking down Level 2 Quotes on the stock market for you. Easy Stock Loans doesn’t offer investment or tax advice, we simply offer educational content...

Electronic Communication Networks
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Electronic Communication Networks

When it comes to stocks, there are many ways to diversify your portfolio. Sometimes, you don’t even have to go the route of the traditional stock market. Instead, you can trade through what are known as electronic communication networks. Keep reading to find out if this is the right trading system for you.  What Is...

Posted by January 25, 2019January 27, 2019
What You Need To Know About Stock Clearing Houses
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What You Need To Know About Stock Clearing Houses

Clearing houses are great to have when making a financial transaction as they make sure your money goes to the correct destination. They are also a great option to keep in mind when looking for a stockbroker because they handle the buying and selling of trades.  In this post, you’ll learn the basics about clearing...

Posted by January 25, 2019January 27, 2019
Understanding the Role of the Market Maker
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Understanding the Role of the Market Maker

The stock market has many players that come together to perform essential functions for its overall success. One of those players is the market maker (MM). These entities play an important role in establishing liquidity. They can drive prices up and down, essentially “making the market”. Let’s dive deeper into the role they play, what...

Posted by January 25, 2019January 26, 2019
Delivery Versus Payment: A Breakdown
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Delivery Versus Payment: A Breakdown

In October of 1987, there was a near global collapse of equity prices. That dramatic moment had lasting and drastic effects on many institutions, both financial and otherwise. It left central banks searching for a solution to prevent this type of bottoming out to ever occur again. Banks realized that disturbances in settlements of security transactions...

Posted by January 25, 2019January 26, 2019
Stock Broker-Dealers: Everything You Need To Know
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Stock Broker-Dealers: Everything You Need To Know

Working with the right broker-dealer can be the difference between a profitable investment and a costly mistake. If the stock market is played right, your money can be earning you money. Learn a little bit about what exactly a broker-dealer is, and why you might want to think twice before settling for the first one...

The Depository Trust Company – Here’s What You Need to Know
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The Depository Trust Company – Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’ve ever had any dealings in the world of investing and stock deals, you might have heard of the Depository Trust Company (the DTC for short). Most of the big banks and broker-dealers in the country are participants of the DTC, so their name appears in the paperwork of countless trade deals. But what...

Are stock loans private?
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Are stock loans private?

When borrowing money in order to accomplish a business or personal task, there are many barriers in place that can make it difficult to receive the liquidity you need. For one, often times the loan will not go for as much as the project calls for. Another struggle that many borrowers run into is how difficult...

Diversity, liquidity, and risk management within your stock portfolio
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Diversity, liquidity, and risk management within your stock portfolio

Risk Management Within Your Stock Portfolio Managing a stock portfolio can be difficult even for seasoned investors. There are many elements and variables to consider when managing a stock portfolio and trying to maintain profitability; all while experiencing the highest possible rate of return on your investments. Diversity One of the first things any taught...

Posted by June 6, 2018January 14, 2019
Why is a stock loan better than a margin loan?
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Why is a stock loan better than a margin loan?

Stock Loan and Margin Loan When raising funds for investment purposes, you have a few considerations to make, mainly whether to use a stock-based loan or go through your broker and get a margin loan for your investment capital needs. With a margin loan, a brokerage institution will have set rates, fees, and minimum standards...

Posted by June 6, 2018January 14, 2019