Stock Market Terminology

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    Penny stocks are speculative and highly risky investments. Lack of government and ...
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    This straightforward guide helps the novice investor feel more adept at buying a ...
  3. Alibaba's Top Competitors

    A look at Alibaba’s top competitors to understand perceived and real competitive ...
  4. Analysis of Companies with high goodwill

    High goodwill as a percentage of market cap can actually be a big red flag--it potentially ...
  5. What Does The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) ...

    “The Dow” is regarded as the “pulse of the stock market,” as it is one of the most ...
  6. How To Invest In The Nikkei 225

    The Nikkei index is synonymous with Japan's economy, the third-largest in the world. ...
  1. ChartAdvisor for Sept. 12, 2014

    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  2. ChartAdvisor For July 4, 2014

    The major U.S. indices moved higher on a positive jobs report, as traders await this ...
  1. Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Being a stock trader can be both profitable and gratifying. To maximize the financial ...
  1. What are the components of shareholders' equity?

    Understanding company valuation figures, such as shareholders' equity, can be a powerful tool in assessing the financial ...
  2. What is the difference between the yield of stock and the yield of a bond?

    Explore and understand the various meanings of the investment term "yield" as it is applied to equity investments and bond ...
  3. Why are bond yields calculated in terms of basis points?

    Find out why financial analysts and publications track and quote bond yields in basis points, or bps, rather than simply ...
  4. What is the difference between a company's outstanding shares and its float?

    Understanding share counts, including outstanding shares relative to float, is an integral part of determining whether or ...
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