Market Mechanism

  1. The Auction Method: How NYSE Stock Prices are ...

    The Auction Method: How NYSE Stock Prices are ...

    The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), sometimes referred to as “the big board,” ...
  2. The Future Of Cryptocurrency

    The Future Of Cryptocurrency

    The emergence of Bitcoin has sparked a debate about its future and that of other ...
  3. How Bitcoin Works

    How Bitcoin Works

    Bitcoin is a digital currency that exists almost wholly in the virtual realm, unlike ...
  4. Currency Trading On The Black Market

    Currency Trading On The Black Market

    The black market for currencies is increasingly becoming prevalent in nations marked ...
  5. Minimum Wage: Good Cause Or Economic Pariah?

    Minimum Wage: Good Cause Or Economic Pariah?

    Here are some positives and negatives to help you decide where you stand on the minimum ...
  6. The Beanie Baby Guide To Finance

    The Beanie Baby Guide To Finance

    The craze for these cute toys is long over, but its lessons remain.
  1. Buy In May And Here to Stay: Comcast, Boeing, ...

    Buy In May And Here to Stay: Comcast, Boeing, ...

    A counter to the recommendation to "Sell in May and Go Away"; companies worth examining ...
  1. What's the smallest number of shares of stock that I can buy?

    The answer to this question is not as straightforward as it seems. Many people would say that the smallest number of shares ...
  2. Why are some shares priced in the hundreds or thousands of dollars, while other just ...

    The answer can be found in stock splits - or rather, a lack thereof. The vast majority of public companies opt to use stock ...
  3. Does the closing price have to equal the last price traded?

    Logically and theoretically, the last price traded should be the same as the closing price of a stock. However, the way we ...
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