Terms Beginning With M

On this page you will find a list of all our topics starting with the letter M. The page contains links to guides, reviews etc.

  • M-Pesa
    Payment Method
    We compare and list the best brokers that accept M-Pesa deposits. Find out how to fund your trading account with M-Pesa.
  • M&A Analysis: Mergers and Acquisitions Transaction Hypothetical
    Blog Post
    In this article, we'll go through a hypothetical M&A transaction to look at the basic components and how to analyze one (M&A analysis). M&A analysis is
  • M1 Finance
    Broker Review
    M1 Finance offers an automated trading app for experienced investors. Check out our review for details on fees, sign-up offers and more.
  • M4Markets
    Broker Review
    M4Markets offers 50 FX pairs, 14 indices and a handful of commodities on the MT4 and MT5 platforms. See our review for no deposit bonuses and more.
  • Macaulay Duration vs. Modified Duration vs. Effective Duration
    Blog Post
    We look at Macaulay Duration, Modified Duration, Effective Duration, their interpretations, how they compare, and when to use each.
  • MACD - Moving Average Convergence Divergence
    Article
    The moving average convergence divergence indicator (MACD Indicator) is one of the most popular tools in all of technical analysis. Learn how to use it.
  • Machine Learning in Trading & Finance
    Blog Post
    We look at how machine learning changes financial analysis, enhancing predictions, optimizing portfolios, & navigating the balance between risk and reward.
  • Macroeconomic Relationships and Currency Valuations [Comprehensive Guide]
    Blog Post
    This guide looks at the various macroeconomic relationships and their associations and linkages with currency valuations.
  • Maestro
    Payment Method
    List of the top trading brokers that accept Maestro deposits and withdrawals. Find out how to use Maestro for fast and secure payments.
  • Magical Formula Investing (Origin, Principles, Formula)
    Blog Post
    Magical Formula Investing - Magical Formula Investing - Origin and principles, core components of the formula, performance and critiques.
  • Making Better Decisions Trading in the Markets
    Blog Post
    Making better decisions trading involves knowing how markets function and what they value. Markets are information discounting mechanisms. Where markets go
  • Malliavin Calculus in Finance
    Blog Post
    We look at how Malliavin Calculus offers a framework for analyzing the sensitivity of financial models to small changes. Option pricing and assessing risk.
  • MAM Accounts
    Article
    MAM accounts allow you to invest your capital into a successful trader to capitalise on their expertise. Use our guide to MAM brokers to get started.
  • MAM Trading
    Article
    Multi-Account Manager (MAM) trading systems can be used on a range of international financial markets, including forex. Find out how to start MAM trading.
  • Manhattan Real Estate Market: How It Can Inform Your Trading
    Blog Post
    First, you might be thinking, what does the Manhattan real estate market have to do with day trading? My belief is that it’s important to have as broad of a
  • Manifold Learning in Finance, Markets & Trading
    Blog Post
    Manifold learning in trading. Dimensionality reduction, discovering non-linearities in data, risk management, optimization, techniques.
  • Margin Brokers
    Article
    Our experts test, compare and list the best brokers for margin trading. We review top margin accounts with the low rates and trusted platforms.
  • Margin Call
    Article
    A margin call occurs when the value of an account falls below the broker's minimum threshold. Find out how margin calls work and how to respond to an alert.
  • Margin of Safety
    Blog Post
    In this article, we cover the time-tested Margin of Safety investment approach that aims to protect your capital and reduce risk.
  • Margin Trading
    Article
    A guide to trading on margin. We explain how margin trading works, from maintenance requirements and interest rates to the key advantages and risks.
  • Market Equilibriums: The Most Important Three
    Blog Post
    Looking at these forms of market equilibriums and what policy choices must be done to achieve these, it is possible to estimate what will happen next both
  • Market Impact
    Blog Post
    We look at market impact in financial markets, its relationship with liquidity, and strategies to effectively manage it.
  • Market Microstructure
    Blog Post
    We look into market microstructure to understand trading mechanisms, liquidity, and how asset prices are determined in various market setups.
  • Market Microstructure and Algorithmic Trading
    Blog Post
    Market microstructure's role in trading mechanisms and how algorithmic trading leverages it for efficient, automated decision-making in modern markets.
  • Market Neutral Funds [Delta Neutral Funds]
    Blog Post
    We look at market-neutral funds and the various types of market-neutral strategies (equity, quantitative, merger, fixed income, options) and more.
  • Market Neutral Strategy with Covered Calls and Puts
    Blog Post
    A market neutral strategy involves selecting individual securities to buy and short-sell such that roughly equal amounts of money are both long and short th
  • Market Risk Premium
    Blog Post
    We look at the Market Risk Premium, the formula for the market risk premium, its role in CAPM and marking trading and investment decisions.
  • Marketing Cornering
    Blog Post
    We take a look at market cornering, markets where it occurs, types of market cornering, regulations to prevent cornering, a cornering example, and more.
  • Markets
    Article
    What markets and underlying assets are good for Day trading? We explore what makes a market good for day traders, from volatility to volume, forex to cryptocurrency.
  • Markets Lead the Economy
    Blog Post
    Markets lead the economy and the coronavirus market action is another illustration of the phenomenon. In some parts of the world, the rate of new
  • Markets.com
    Broker Review
    Expert review of Markets.com with verdict revealed. We test and compare the broker's accounts, fees, trading platforms, mobile apps and safety features.
  • Markowitz Model - Applications in Portfolio Management
    Blog Post
    We look at the Markowitz Model and Modern Portfolio Theory, how to optimize your portfolio, maximize returns, and manage risk effectively.
  • Marshall-Lerner Condition - Applications to FX Trading
    Blog Post
    We look at the Marshall-Lerner Condition in international economics and FX trading – a key concept for understanding currency devaluation's impact.
  • Martingale System in Financial Markets
    Blog Post
    We take a look at the Martingale system as a strategy for trading financial markets. We look at how it’s implemented and the risks.
  • Maslowian Portfolio Theory
    Blog Post
    Maslowian Portfolio Theory - Core concept, application in investment strategies, components, pros and cons, and comparative analysis.
  • Mass Index
    Article
    The Mass Index studies the difference between high and low prices in a security over time. It is considered a study on volatility. How does it work?
  • Master Equations in Finance
    Blog Post
    We look at Master Equations in Finance. Derivatives pricing, portfolio optimization, quantitative trading strategies.
  • Mastercard
    Payment Method
    We list the best trading brokers that accept Mastercard payments. Find out how to deposit with Mastercard, plus fees and timescales.
  • Mathematical Tools in Finance - Terms, Definition & Topical Outline
    Blog Post
    We look at key financial math tools: Stochastic Calculus, Risk Models, Optimization & PDEs. Essential for modern finance and risk assessment strategies.
  • Maximum Downside Exposure (MDE)
    Blog Post
    We look at Maximum Downside Exposure (MDE) as a metric and how to use it in your portfolio.
  • MCC Markets
    Broker Review
    Expert reviews and ratings of new broker, MCC Markets. Pros and cons uncovered, plus key info on spreads, leverage, minimum deposit and welcome bonus.
  • Mean Reversion Strategies
    Blog Post
    Learn how mean reversion strategies work in trading and investing. Discover examples and risk management techniques for employing these powerful strategies.
  • Mean-Variance Optimization
    Blog Post
    Mean-Variance Optimization - Core principles, application, benefits, and limitations. Coding example and efficient frontier.
  • Measure Theory in Finance & Trading
    Blog Post
    We look at the use of measure theory in finance and trading, in applications like risk management, derivative pricing, and optimization.
  • Medium-Term Trading
    Article
    Medium-term trading guide, from the best instruments and markets to a list of the top-rated brokers and popular strategies.
  • Mega Trader FX
    Broker Review
    Mega Trader FX is a CySEC-regulated online broker. Read our review for details of the broker's deposit bonuses, easy payments and mobile trading app.
  • Meme Stock Options: What to Know
    Blog Post
    The rise of meme stocks such as Gamestop (GME) and AMC Entertainment Holdings (AMC) created not just a frenzy of activity in the shares themselves but also their options markets. The boom in meme stocks options trading has resulted in a burst in activity across the entire options landscape, particularly among retail traders. Options basicsOptions are […]
  • Meme Stocks
    Article
    A guide to trading meme stocks, including definitions, strategy tips and the best brokers. We also list the latest meme stocks to watch out for.
  • Merchant Banking
    Blog Post
    Merchant banking refers to the activities undertaken by banks to provide financing and other services to businesses. These activities include lending, under
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Basics: Accretion/Dilution Model
    Blog Post
    An accretion/dilution analysis helps to determine the cost-effectiveness of a potential merger and acquisition (often termed M&A) deal. Mergers and acquisitions are made with the intention of improving the financial performance of each firm relative to what they could accomplish independently. This can be achieved by firms’ ability to reduce costs, combine talent and/or technology, […]
  • Merrill Edge
    Broker Review
    Merrill Edge is a top-rated investment broker aimed at US traders. Our review covers live account options, trading fees and more. Sign-up today.
  • Meta
    Stock
    Guide to Meta stock trading with charts, analysis, tips and brokers. Follow the share price of the social media giant, Meta (formerly Facebook).
  • MetaMask
    Trader Service
    MetaMask is a popular cryptocurrency wallet that facilitates the secure storage of digital tokens and NFTs. Read on for pros, cons and security protocols.
  • Mezzanine Debt
    Blog Post
    We look at mezzanine debt, its pros and cons, its use in private equity, M&A, and real estate, and its comparisons with other forms of financing.
  • MFI Binary Options Indicator
    Article
    Guide to trading binary options using the Money Flow Index (MFI) indicator. The MFI binary options indicator assesses buy and sell pressure.
  • MiamiCoin & City Coins - Merging Crypto and Local Government Funding
    Blog Post
    The introduction of municipal-linked coins ("city coins") is one of the early experiments in trying to help the chronically cash-strapped bureaucracy of
  • Microcredit (Microloans)
    Blog Post
    We look at microcredit and microfinance and how it provides small loans to entrepreneurs in developing countries. Learn its impact and future possibilities.
  • Microeconomic Factors in Macro Trading
    Blog Post
    Learn how to use microeconomic factors and indicators to become a more successful macro trader.
  • Military War: Role in US-China Relations & Impact on Markets
    Blog Post
    Envisioning the next major military war and its impact on financial markets (and, of course, the world) is difficult, as the range of unknowns is so high.
  • Mirror Trading
    Article
    Mirror trading is an excellent way to follow strategies for investing in forex and stocks. See our guide to mirror trading, including top platforms.
  • Mitrade
    Broker Review
    Mitrade is a regulated broker offering CFDs in forex, indices, stocks, commodities and cryptocurrencies. Read on for a full breakdown of its services.
  • Mitto Markets
    Broker Review
    Mitto Markets offers trading in forex, CFDs, futures and options. See our review for spreads, withdrawals, demo accounts and more. Open an account today.
  • Mixed Integer Programming in Trading & Investing (Coding Example)
    Blog Post
    We look at mixed integer programming (MIP) in trading and investing. Applications, challenges, future directions. Coding example.
  • Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) | What It Means for Markets
    Blog Post
    Modern monetary theory (MMT) is simply a new name for various forms of fiscal and monetary policy coordination, as has been required during deep economic
  • Modern Portfolio Theory [Assumptions, Diversification, Advantages, Limitations]
    Blog Post
    What Is Modern Portfolio Theory?Modern portfolio theory (MPT) is a framework for analyzing and making decisions about investment portfolios.It was first developed by Harry Markowitz in the early 1950s and has since become one of the most important ideas in finance.MPT is built on the idea of diversification, which is the concept that spreading your […]
  • Modigliani Risk-Adjusted Performance (M2, RAP)
    Blog Post
    We look at Modigliani Risk-Adjusted Performance as another way to assess risk-adjusted performance in your portfolio.
  • MogaFX
    Broker Review
    Comprehensive review of ASIC-regulated CFD broker, MogaFX. Key info on trading fees, platforms and apps, leverage, no deposit bonuses, and payment methods.
  • Momentum Trading
    Article
    Momentum trading strategies can be applied to the financial markets, including forex and stocks. Find out how to start momentum day trading.
  • Monero Day Trading 2024 - Tutorial and Brokers
    Article
    Day Trading Monero. We explain Monero, offer strategy and live price charts and deliver our verdict on day trading the cryptocurrency in 2024.
  • Moneta Markets
    Broker Review
    Expert review of forex and CFD broker - Moneta Markets. We share our findings after testing the ECN and STP accounts, welcome bonuses, leverage and fees.
  • Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
    Financial Regulator
    The top brokers authorized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) evaluated and ranked. Choose a MAS-regulated broker for a secure trading experience.
  • Money Flow Index
    Article
    Money Flow Index indicator for Trading - Tutorial and Examples. How can the Money Flow Index Indicator help your trading decisions?
  • Money Weighted Return vs. Time Weighted Return (MWR vs. TWR)
    Blog Post
    In this article, we'll look at how Money Weighted Return vs. Time Weighted Return are different and how they're calculated.
  • MoneyGram
    Payment Method
    We list the highest-rated brokers that accept MoneyGram payments. Find out about how to deposit using MoneyGram, plus fees and timelines.
  • Monopolistic Competition
    Blog Post
    What Is Monopolistic Competition?Monopolistic competition is a type of market structure characterized by many sellers offering slightly differentiated products.The key characteristics of monopolistic competition are:Many sellersThere are many firms in the market, each with a small share of the total market. This gives buyers a wide range of choices.Slightly differentiated productsProducts offered by different firms […]
  • Monte Carlo Simulation
    Blog Post
    What Is Monte Carlo Simulation?Monte Carlo simulation is a method for modeling and analyzing complex systems by using random sampling.It is used in a wide range of fields, including finance and trading, engineering, and science, to model and predict the behavior of systems that may be too complex to be solve analytically.Or to at least […]
  • Monte Carlo Simulations of Options Pricing Models in R
    Blog Post
    Monte Carlo simulation is a useful tool for simulating a variety of financial events, including options pricing models.Naturally, finance and investing is a world of uncertainty, so modeling situations mathematically and simulating them through thousands of iterations is of interest in order to forecast how the situation might play out.Ultimately, it can help the trader […]
  • Moomoo
    Broker Review
    Comprehensive review of Moomoo with testing resulted revealed. We rate the broker in every key area from accounts and fees to app features.
  • Mortgage (MBS) Convexity - Negative Convexity & Impact on Bond Markets and Global Macroeconomics
    Blog Post
    Learn about Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) and their negative convexity. Discover how it impacts bond markets and global macroeconomics.
  • Moving Averages
    Article
    Moving Averages. The most common indicator in technical analysis. From simple moving average (SMA) to exponential moving average (EMA). Read how to use them
  • Moving Linear Regression
    Article
    Moving Linear Regression Indicator - Tutorial and Examples. Does the moving linear regression indicator highlight underlying trends other indicators miss?
  • MT2Trading
    Trader Service
    MT2Trading offers automated trading software for binary options and forex. Our review unpacks download options, mobile apps and MetaTrader connectors.
  • MT4 Binary Options Brokers
    Article
    The top MT4 binary options brokers reviewed and ranked. Use our list of the best brokers that offer binary options trading on the MetaTrader 4 platform.
  • MTrading
    Broker Review
    MTrading is an unregulated online broker with fast withdrawals and a range of financial markets. See our review for minimum deposit and platform details.
  • Muhurat Trading
    Article
    Muhurat trading is a special hour in the trading holidays of Diwali believed to be fruitful and lucrative. Start Muhurat trading today.
  • Multi-Asset Volatility Arbitrage (Trading Strategy)
    Blog Post
    We look at Multi-Asset Volatility Arbitrage (MAVA), a sophisticated trading strategy exploiting market discrepancies from volatility differentials.
  • Multi-Objective Optimization in Finance, Trading & Markets
    Blog Post
    Multi-Objective Optimization - fundamental concepts, methodologies, applications, challenges, and coding example.
  • MultiBank FX
    Broker Review
    MultiBank FX offers competitive spreads, joining bonuses and MT4 trading. For a breakdown of assets, deposit options, fees and more, see our review.
  • Multicollinearity
    Blog Post
    What Is Multicollinearity? Multicollinearity occurs when two or more predictor variables in a regression model are highly correlated. This correlation can c
  • Multiple Linear Regression - Use in Trading
    Blog Post
    What Is Multiple Linear Regression? Multiple linear regression is a statistical technique that is used to predict the value of a dependent variable (also kn
  • Multiple on Invested Capital (MOIC)
    Blog Post
    We look at MOIC, a metric used to track investment returns in the private equity industry, its pros, cons, and applications.
  • Multiple-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA)
    Blog Post
    Core principles, techniques in MCDA (MAUT, AHP, TOPSIS), applications, example in trading, and challenges and limitations.
  • Multipliers
    Article
    Trading with multipliers combines the benefit of leverage with capped risk. Our guide explains how multipliers work and lists the top supporting brokers.
  • Mutual Fund Separation Theorem
    Blog Post
    The Mutual Fund Separation Theorem (MFST) is a concept in portfolio theory that has impacted the way traders/investors approach portfolio construction and management.The theorem posits that under specific conditions, market participants can optimize their portfolios by investing in a select number of mutual funds and risk-free assets, rather than purchasing a larger number of individual […]
  • Mutual Fund vs. ETF
    Blog Post
    We look at mutual funds vs. ETFs – fees, diversification properties, taxes – as well as how they compare to alternatives like Index funds and hedge funds.
  • Myfxbook
    Trader Service
    Myfxbook offers leading trading tools to help investors speculate on the forex market. Find out about economic calendars, heat maps, sentiment tools & more.