Kesavan Balasubramaniam

Kesavan Balasubramaniam

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  1. How do I calculate the adjusted closing price for a stock?
    Investing

    How do I calculate the adjusted closing price for a stock?

    When trading is done for the day on a recognized exchange, all stocks are priced at close. The price that is quoted at the end of the trading day is the price of the last lot of stock that was traded for ...
  2. How does margin trading in the forex market work?
    Forex

    How does margin trading in the forex market work?

    When an investor uses a margin account, he or she is essentially borrowing to increase the possible return on investment. Most often, investors use margin accounts when they want to invest in equities ...
  3. How can I trade in cross currency pairs if my forex account ...
    Forex

    How can I trade in cross currency pairs if my forex account ...

    The forex market allows individuals to trade on nearly all of the currencies in the world. However, most of the trading is done on a group of currencies called the "majors", which include the U.S. dollar, ...
  4. What are the rules for placing stop and limit orders in ...
    Forex

    What are the rules for placing stop and limit orders in ...

    The high amounts of leverage commonly found in the forex market can offer investors the potential to make big gains, but also to suffer large losses. For this reason, investors should employ an effective ...
  5. What impact does a higher non-farm payroll have on the forex ...
    Forex

    What impact does a higher non-farm payroll have on the forex ...

    Traders are constantly monitoring various economic indicators to identify trends in economic growth. Some of the most watched economic indicators include the Consumer Price Index, housing starts, gross ...
  6. How do open market operations affect the U.S. money supply?
    Forex

    How do open market operations affect the U.S. money supply?

    Formulating a country's monetary policy is extremely important when it comes to promoting sustainable economic growth. More specifically, monetary policy focuses on how a country determines the size and ...
  7. What is authorized stock?
    Options & Futures

    What is authorized stock?

    Authorized stock represents the maximum number of common shares that can be issued legally by the company as stated in the company's charter.The number of authorized shares that is identified in the company's ...
  8. What methods can be used to fund a forex account?
    Options & Futures

    What methods can be used to fund a forex account?

    The forex market is where currencies from around the world are traded. In the past, currency trading was limited to certain individuals and institutions. This is because the funds required are significantly ...
  9. Who sets the price of commodities?
    Investing

    Who sets the price of commodities?

    Commodities are extremely important as they are essential factors in the production of other goods. A wide of array of commodities exist, including coffee, wheat, barley, gold and oil. Even orange juice ...
  10. Why is it that when investors realize returns on a mutual ...
    Retirement

    Why is it that when investors realize returns on a mutual ...

    Mutual funds have been in existence since 1924, when the first open-ended mutual fund was created. Since then, the market has grown from having less than $10 million in combined assets to having nearly ...
  11. What is the difference between open-market and closed-market ...
    Options & Futures

    What is the difference between open-market and closed-market ...

    Insiders often are blessed with owning a significant portion of a company's shares. This shared ownership is often in the form of direct share ownership or through stock options. Since these insiders own ...
  12. Can a bond be traded over-the-counter?
    Investing

    Can a bond be traded over-the-counter?

    Bonds can be traded over-the-counter (OTC) and, in fact, the majority of corporate bonds that are issued by private and public corporations are traded OTC rather than on exchanges. Furthermore, many of ...
  13. What are the risks of having both high operating leverage ...
    Investing

    What are the risks of having both high operating leverage ...

    In finance, the term leverage arises often. Both investors and companies employ leverage to generate greater returns on their assets. However, using leverage does not guarantee success, and the possibility ...
  14. What are the advantages and disadvantages for a company ...
    Investing

    What are the advantages and disadvantages for a company ...

    An initial public offering (IPO) is the first sale of stock by a company. Small companies looking to further the growth of their company often use an IPO as a way to generate the capital needed to expand. ...
  15. Why are big foreign companies considering delisting their ...
    Investing

    Why are big foreign companies considering delisting their ...

    American depositary receipts (ADRs) were developed to give investors an easier way to invest in foreign companies. An ADR is a financial product issued by U.S. depositary banks and traded on U.S.stock ...
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