This Week's Term

Diagonal spread... refers to a strategy that involves the simultaneous purchase and writing of two options of the same type with different strike prices and expiration dates.  Diagonal spreads also involve the same underlying asset.


Personal Finance

Consumer Debt Statistics: The latest statistics from the Federal Reserve indicate consumer debt in the United States continues to increase, reaching nearly $3.2 trillion in July 2014.  According to statistics published by the Census Bureau, that works out to over $10,200 in debt for every man, woman and child that lives here in the United States.


Careers

Highest Paying Jobs 2016:  In this article, we're going to provide several lists of the highest paying jobs in America, as determined by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  We're also going to slice and dice that data several different ways, revealing some interesting trends in the information.