Stocks FAQs

  1. Can coupon in fixed-income security effect bond yield maturity?

  2. What is inflation and how should it affect my investing?

  3. Does a stock dividend dilute the price per share as would a forward stock split?

  4. What happens to a stop order after a stock splits?

  5. What's the difference between economic value added and market value added?

  6. What is the "Nifty 50?"

  7. Here's What Short Sellers Must Do to Short a Stock

  8. Do I receive the posted dividend yield every quarter?

  9. How do I take qualitative factors into consideration when using fundamental analysis?

  10. How can I calculate the tracking error of an ETF or indexed mutual fund?

  11. If the stock market is so volatile, why would I put money into it?

  12. What is a back door listing?

  13. Who are Target's (TGT) main competitors?

  14. How can I find out if a company I like is included in an index?

  15. Does a company's American depositary share equal one share of common stock?

  16. What's the difference between old- and new-economy stocks?

  17. Are Stocks With Large Daily Volume Less Volatile?

  18. How Does Pyramiding Work?

  19. What Is a GTEM Order?

  20. What's the Cheapest Way to Research and Buy Stock?

  21. What is arbitrage?

  22. What Is Treasury Stock?

  23. How Do I Measure Option Liquidity?

  24. What Happens When Borrowed Short Shares Are Sold?

  25. Is short selling allowed in India?

  26. What number of shares determines adequate liquidity for a stock?

  27. Are my investments insured?

  28. Do Stop or Limit Orders Protect You Against Gaps?

  29. What major is required to take the Series 7 examination?

  30. Are high-yield bonds better investments than low-yield bonds?

  31. What Is a CUSIP Number?

  32. Can a corporation deduct dividend payments to shareholders before taxes are calculated?

  33. Who or what is Dow Jones?

  34. How do I calculate stock value using the Gordon Grown Model in Excel?

  35. What Does it Mean When Someone Says a Stock Went Up X Points?

  36. How can companies reduce internal and external business risk?

  37. What is being adjusted in 'adjusted net income'?

  38. Is it more important for a company to lower costs or increase revenue?

  39. How does Twitter make money?

  40. What Is an Unregistered Mutual Fund?

  41. How do you calculate variance in Excel?

  42. What is the formula for calculating net present value (NPV) in Excel?

  43. What is the formula for calculating internal rate of return (IRR) in Excel?

  44. What does the Dow Jones Industrial Average measure?

  45. What is the history of the S&P 500?

  46. Are Subsidiaries Included in Company Statements?

  47. What's Required for a Stock to Trade as an Option?

  48. What Voting Rights Do Shorted Shares Have?

  49. How Do Proxy Fights Work?

  50. What Happens If I Cannot Pay a Margin Call?

  51. Why not buy just before the dividend, then sell?

  52. What is the difference between shares outstanding and floating stock?

  53. Buying Stock: Primary and Secondary Markets

  54. What Was the First Mutual Fund?

  55. What are the rules behind the delisting of a stock?

  56. Why Companies Report Earnings at Different Times

  57. Weighted Average Shares Vs. Outstanding Shares

  58. Is Dividend Payment Shown in Shareholder's Equity?

  59. I would like to invest in a dividend-paying stock. How can I find out which stocks pay dividends?

  60. What are the differences between H-shares and A-shares on Chinese and Hong Kong stock exchanges?

  61. What are the major expenses that affect companies in the airline industry?

  62. Can I Find Out a Manager's Stake in a Mutual Fund?

  63. How Do I Find Mutual Funds That Track Indexes?

  64. What are the different kinds of shares that a Public Limited Company (PLC) can issue?

  65. Is there a difference between ADR and ADS?

  66. What are restricted shares?

  67. What is the difference between gross margin and operating margin?

  68. What's the difference between profit margin and operating margin?

  69. Why did oil prices drop so much in 2014?

  70. Who are Tesla's (TSLA) main suppliers?

  71. What is the difference between an IPO and a private placement?

  72. If I own stock that drops in price is this a sign that I should buy more?

  73. Can I Buy Mutual Funds With a Margin Account?

  74. Understand the What and Why of Stock Splits

  75. Why Do Mutual Fund Tickers Have an 'X' at the End?

  76. What Happens to Call Options If a Co. is Bought?

  77. How do dividends affect retained earnings?

  78. How is fair value calculated in the futures market?

  79. What sorts of factors decrease cash flow from operating activities?

  80. Is operating profit the same as net income?

  81. What factors affect my profit margin most?

  82. When a stock price decreases, where does my money go?

  83. How many types of markets are at an investor's disposal?

  84. How do ETFs pay dividends on constituent stocks?

  85. Does the S&P 500 Index include dividends?

  86. How can a company improve its net margin?

  87. How Do You Find Out the Price of a Mutual Fund?

  88. What Are the Oldest Mutual Funds?

  89. How do fixed costs and variable costs affect gross profit?

  90. What is the difference between intrinsic value and current market value?

  91. How Are Global and International Funds Different?

  92. How big is the derivatives market?

  93. What rights do all common shareholders have?

  94. What does CHIPS UID mean?

  95. What is an over-the-counter derivative?

  96. What is a stock split, and does it make an investment better?

  97. Can someone who is not yet of legal age open a brokerage account?

  98. What is the best measure of a stock's volatility?

  99. How is direct cost margin calculated?

  100. Can dividends be paid out monthly?

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