Trend following

Definition:

A trading method that makes trading decisions through the use of computer models that determine the general direction of the market. Most of these models are based on momentum and that is why they are called trend following.

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Deferred annuities

Tax-advantaged life insurance products. Deferred annuities offer deferral of taxes with the option of withdrawing one's funds in the form of a life annuity.

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