Terms Beginning With R

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

  • RaceOption
    Broker Review
    RaceOption is a binary options broker offering a proprietary platform and mobile app. See our review for payouts, customer support and more.
  • Railway Mania (UK) - Causes & Lessons for Today’s Portfolios
    Blog Post
    We look at Railway Mania of the 19th century in the UK. A financial bubble fueled by speculation, its burst holds lessons for modern investors.
  • Rainbow Options
    Article
    Rainbow options enable investors to speculate on the best and worst performers in a group of underlying assets. We list their pros and cons with examples.
  • Raketech
    Stock
    How to trade Raketech shares, an undervalued affiliate and performance marketing company with a good earnings forecast and pays a dividend.
  • Rakuten Securities
    Broker Review
    In-depth findings and ratings after trading with ASIC-regulated broker, Rakuten Securities. A review of trading apps, spreads, commissions and accounts.
  • Random Matrix Theory in Finance & Trading
    Blog Post
    We look at the key concepts and applications of random matrix theory in finance and trading. Plus, a coding example.
  • Random Walk Hypothesis (RWH)
    Blog Post
    We look at why the Random Walk Hypothesis challenges traditional strategies and learn how it impacts your ability to predict stock prices.
  • Range Trading
    Article
    Range-bound trading explained. Learn how to profit from price movements within stable financial markets.
  • Rapid Transfer
    Payment Method
    A list of top-rated trading brokers that offer Rapid Transfer payments. Find out how to deposit with Rapid Transfer, plus fees and security.
  • Rarible
    Trader Service
    Rarible is an online marketplace for buying and selling NFTs. See our review for token prices, app fees, compatible digital wallets and more.
  • Rate Of Change (ROC)
    Article
    Rate Of Change (ROC) Explained - How To Use ROC When Trading. We explore the Rate of Change (Momentum) indicator and how to identify trends and trades
  • RBK Money
    Payment Method
    See our list of RBK Money trading brokers, plus any deposit limits and fees. We evaluate the best brokers with RBK Money.
  • Real Analysis in Finance & Markets
    Blog Post
    We look at the application of real analysis in finance, trading, and markets. Key concepts and applications.
  • Real Estate and ESG - What to Know
    Blog Post
    There is a lot of interest and momentum around real estate ESG, but there's still a long way to go. The industry has made some progress in measuring and
  • Real Estate ETF Portfolios
    Blog Post
    We look at the benefits of real estate ETF portfolios: diversification, liquidity, and tax efficiency. Invest in the property market in liquid form.
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts: How To Trade REITs
    Article
    Learn how to trade Real Estate Investment Trusts. We explain the different routes into REITs and reveal the best brokers for trading them.
  • Real Exchange Rates & Impact on Economies and Markets
    Blog Post
    Real exchange rates (RER) refer to the rate of exchange between two currencies that is the product of the nominal exchange rate (the dollar cost of a euro, for example) and the ratio of prices between the two countries. When we talk about “real” in finance terms, it typically translates as something that is inflation-adjusted. For […]
  • Real Options (Theory, Types, Valuation & Application)
    Blog Post
    Real Options - theory, types (Investment Timing, Abandonment, Expansion and Contraction, Switching), valuation, application, challenges.
  • Rebalancing Premium Capture Strategy
    Blog Post
    We look at the rebalancing premium capture strategy and how anticipating index additions and departures can be exploited for profit.
  • Receivables Turnover Ratio
    Blog Post
    We cover all aspects of the Receivables Turnover Ratio – meaning, formula, analysis, example, and industry comparisons.
  • Reconciling the Gross Debt vs. Net Debt Approach to Valuation
    Blog Post
    In addition to the previous models of valuation we have covered, firm valuation can also be estimated using the debt type associated with the business – gross or net. Like all financial models, where assumptions are inherent within their foundation in order to produce results and estimations, gross and net debt make their own assumptions […]
  • RedMars
    Broker Review
    An exhaustive review of RedMars, tested and evaluated by our experts. Find out where RedMars excels and falls short for day traders.
  • Reflexivity - Exploring George Soros' Popular Trading Concept
    Blog Post
    What Is Reflexivity? Reflexivity is a trading concept popularized by George Soros. It posits that there is a two-way relationship between price and underlying fundamentals. This means that price movements can influence the underlying fundamentals, which in turn can influence prices. This theory is based on the idea that people base their decisions on their […]
  • Regime-Switching Models
    Blog Post
    Forms of regime-switching models in finance. Key concepts and popular model types. Math behind regime-switching models + coding example.
  • Regulation & Trust Rating
    Article
    Regulation & Trust Rating methodology. The factors and regulators we consider when deciding whether a trading broker can be trusted.
  • Reinsurance - Its Role in a Financial Portfolio
    Blog Post
    Reinsurance is prized in portfolio construction because of the diversification it can provide in a portfolio. We look into how.
  • Reinsurance & Hedge Funds - How They Work Together
    Blog Post
    We look at the synergies of hedge funds and reinsurance: diversify income, leverage expertise, and enjoy tax benefits by navigating global jurisdictions.
  • Relative Strength Indicator (RSI)
    Article
    Relative Strength Indicator (RSI) Explained - How To Find Trade Signals. We explore RSI and highlight how to identify trade signals and confirm them.
  • Relative Valuation: An In-Depth Look
    Blog Post
    We look at relative valuation across bonds, real estate, and equities. Understand key metrics for accurate asset assessment.
  • Relative Value
    Blog Post
    We discuss various types of relative value trading strategies: equity, credit, fixed income arb, convertible arbitrage, ABS, stat arb, vol arb, and more.
  • Relative Value Pairs Examples
    Blog Post
    We look at example relative value pairs that you can use if you're pursuing a relative value or convergence trading strategy.
  • Remitano
    Broker Review
    Remitano is a global P2P crypto exchange with competitive pricing, customer base and asset range. Read our review for investing fees and hack warnings.
  • Remote Trading Jobs
    Article
    What it takes to work as a trader from home. The hiring process, typical salaries and the employment options available to remote traders.
  • Renewal Theory in Finance, Markets & Trading
    Blog Post
    Renewal theory - Concepts, math, applications, how traders can use it. Plus, a coding example to illustrate.
  • Replicating Portfolios
    Blog Post
    We look at replicating portfolios in finance. Manage risk and enhance returns with static and dynamic replication techniques.
  • Repo Funding
    Blog Post
    Learn about repo funding, a financial instrument used for short-term liquidity, its calculation, types of securities used, and how it benefits the market.
  • Repo vs. Reverse Repo vs. ON RRP vs. TGA
    Blog Post
    We look at the key differences between Repo, Reverse Repo, ON RRP, and TGA. Understand their roles in global finance and impact on markets.
  • Reserve Currencies: A Fundamental Overview of Where Each Stands
    Blog Post
    Reserve currencies are foreign currencies, precious metals, or other reserve assets that are held by countries’ governments, central banks, or central monetary authorities to hold as part of their foreign exchange reserves. Reserve currencies are used to save in, transact in, stabilize one’s own currency, or use for investments. They are often called safe-haven currencies. […]
  • Reserve Currency History, Status, and Benefits
    Blog Post
    In this article, we’ll cover reserve currency history as well as reserve currency status, the benefits it brings, and how it's lost.
  • Residual Income - Types, How to Make It [Residual Income vs. Passive Income]
    Blog Post
    What Is Residual Income? Residual income is defined as revenue that continues to be generated after the initial effort has been expended. This can include interest payments, dividends, and royalties. Essentially, residual income is money that is being earned without having to put in active work.   Types of Residual Income There are different types […]
  • Retained Earnings
    Blog Post
    What Are Retained Earnings? Retained earnings are the portion of a company’s net income that is not paid out as dividends, but is instead reinvested back into the business. This can be used to finance new growth initiatives, pay down debt, or for other purposes. Retained earnings belong to the shareholders of a company, and […]
  • Return on Equity (ROE)
    Blog Post
    What Is Return on Equity (ROE)? Return on equity (ROE) is a profitability ratio that measures the return that shareholders earn on their investment in a company. ROE combines a company’s net income with its balance sheet to give investors an idea of how well management is using the company’s assets to generate profit. Generally […]
  • Returns-Based Style Analysis (RBSA)
    Blog Post
    We look at Returns-Based Style Analysis - what it is and how it's used to determine trading or investment style and asset class exposures.
  • Revenue vs. Profit
    Blog Post
    Revenue vs. Profit: What’s the Difference? As a trader, investor, business owner or manager, it’s important to understand the difference between revenue and profit. Revenue is the total amount of money that your company brings in from sales. Profit, on the other hand, is the amount of money that your company has left after all […]
  • Reverse Stock Split
    Blog Post
    We look at the effects of a Reverse Stock Split. What are the advantages, disadvantages, how does it differ from a normal stock split?
  • Revolut
    Broker Review
    Revolut is a financial super-app that offers trading on stocks, cryptos and more. See our expert review for support with mobile apps, account fees and more.
  • RFP: What Is A Request for Proposal & How to Write One
    Blog Post
    What Is A Request for Proposal (RFP)? A request for proposal (RFP) is a type of bidding solicitation in which a company or organization announces that it intends to buy a product or service and solicits proposals from potential suppliers. An RFP typically contains instructions for how the supplier should submit its proposal, as well […]
  • Richest Forex Traders
    Article
    Richest Forex Traders - What Can We Learn From Leading Traders? From George Soros to the up and coming traders in Africa - What can they teach us?
  • Riemannian Manifolds in Finance, Markets & Trading
    Blog Post
    Riemannian Manifolds - Key concepts, applications, challenges, comparisons with other types of manifolds. Plus, a coding example.
  • Ripe to Short
    Blog Post
    We look at the concept of ripe to short and the factors that make a stock, security, or asset "ripe to short."
  • Ripple Brokers & Exchanges
    Article
    Find Ripple brokers and exchanges that suit your investing needs. Plus, what to look for in the top XRP brokers, including fees, platforms and more.
  • Ripple Day Trading 2024 - Tutorial and Brokers
    Article
    Learn how to day trade Ripple and compare the best online brokers. This tutorial explains how Ripple day trading works and lists ideas and strategies.
  • Rises & Declines of Chinese Empires - A Financial Perspective (221 BC to Today)
    Blog Post
    We look at China's various dynastic rises and falls from 221 BC to the modern period, drawing lessons for modern investors and traders.
  • Risk Management
    Article
    We look at a topical outline of risk management in day trading and the various strategies and considerations.
  • Risk Management Strategies of Japanese Life Insurers
    Blog Post
    The risk management strategies of Japanese life insurers are different from other investment managers given the nature of their business model and low-retur
  • Risk Measure
    Blog Post
    We look at the importance of risk management in finance and the role of risk measures, covering coherent, deviation, distortion, and spectral risk measures.
  • Risk Parity Strategy Without Bonds - How It Can Be Done
    Blog Post
    Risk Parity Without Bonds—Risk parity is a strategy that involves investing in a variety of asset classes to balance risk/return.
  • Risk Reversal
    Article
    Risk Reversal Explained. Find out how risk reversal offers a hedging strategy using options, and helps traders manage risk in their portfolio
  • Risk-Adjusted Return on Capital (RAROC)
    Blog Post
    RAROC, a tool for evaluating risk-adjusted performance and capital efficiency in financial decisions. Enhance profitability insights.
  • Risk-Free Interest Rate - Measurement, Proxies, Applications
    Blog Post
    We look at the risk-free interest rate: its role as a benchmark, influencing factors and its importance in investment decision-making and capital allocation
  • Robinhood
    Broker Review
    Robinhood Review. From account types to trading and mobile app platforms, our detailed review of Robinhood is a must read before opening an account.
  • Robo Advisor Trading
    Article
    Robo advisor Trading 2024. Low fees and mobile apps, online robo-advisor services offer passive portfolio management. What are the pros and cons?
  • Robo Advisors
    Article
    The best brokers with robo advisors offer algorithmic, AI-based portfolio management for specific, preset goals. Read on to find out more today.
  • RoboForex
    Broker Review
    RoboForex review: detailed assessment for day traders, backed by first-hand experience. Find out how RoboForex compares to alternatives.
  • RockGlobal
    Broker Review
    RockGlobal offers a range of securities and derivatives assets on two leading trading platforms - MT4 & TWS. Read our full review for the details.
  • ROI: ROC vs. ROA vs. ROE
    Blog Post
    We look at the differences between ROC, ROA, and ROE, and how each can be used in assessing a company's financial health and efficiency.
  • ROIC - How to Use It to Find Good Investments
    Blog Post
    What Is Return on Invested Capital (ROIC)? Return on invested capital (ROIC) is a financial ratio that measures the profitability and efficiency of a compan
  • ROInvesting
    Broker Review
    ROInevsting.com offers live CFD trading in forex, stocks, & cryptocurrency. Our review unpacks customer reviews, mobile apps, & its CySEC regulatory status.
  • Roll Yield (Futures Trading)
    Blog Post
    We look at roll yield in commodity and futures markets. We cover concepts like contango, backwardation, and their influence on roll yield.
  • Rough Volatility & Bergomi Model (Applications & Coding Example)
    Blog Post
    We look at the advantages of rough volatility, the Bergomi model (key features, applications), and more. Plus a coding example.
  • Roy’s Safety-First Criteria
    Blog Post
    Roy’s Safety-First Criteria - Theory, Formula, Application, Comparison with Other Risk Measures, and Pros and Cons
  • Rubber Band Trading
    Blog Post
    Rubber Band Trading is a popular mean reversion trading strategy that relies on the use of Bollinger Bands and other mean reversion indicators. This approach is based on the idea that financial markets are inherently cyclical, and that asset prices tend to revert to their mean values over time. By identifying periods when prices have […]
  • Rule of 70
    Blog Post
    What Is the Rule of 70? The Rule of 70 is a simple way to determine how long it will take for an investment to double given a certain annual rate of return. The rule states that you can divide the number 70 by the annual rate of return to get the approximate number of […]
  • Rule of 70 vs. Rule of 72
    Blog Post
    The Rule of 70 and Rule of 72 are similar in that they are both methods of calculating how long it will take for an investment to double in value. The Rule of 70 is calculated by dividing 70 by the compound annual growth rate (CAGR), while the Rule of 72 is calculated by dividing […]
  • Rule of 72
    Blog Post
    What Is the Rule of 72? The Rule of 72 is a simple way to determine how long it will take for an investment to double, given a fixed annual rate of return. The rule states that the number of years required to double your money is approximately equal to 72 divided by the annual […]
  • Rules
    Article
    Pattern Day Trading Rules Explained. Whether Over or Under 25k, Pattern trading rules may apply to your cash account. Read about your options here
  • Russell 2000
    Stock Exchange
    Expert reviews of the top Russell 2000 brokers. How to trade the Russell 2000 small cap index in the US and monitor the performance of listed companies.
  • Ryan Persad
    Article
    Ryan Persad is a well-known stock and options trader. Our review unpack Persad's trading experience and services. We also look at popular alternatives.