Stocks FAQs

  1. How is the stock market affected by Thanksgiving and Black Friday?

  2. How are stock warrants different from stock options?

  3. The difference between Berkshire Hathaway's Class A and Class B shares

  4. I want to invest my emergency fund to earn interest. What is a relatively safe and liquid investment I can easily withdraw from if disaster struck?

  5. Halloween's Effect on the Economy

  6. How does Twitter (TWTR) make money?

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

  8. How do I find historical prices for stocks?

  9. What are the primary differences between a closed end investment and an open end investment?

  10. What is the history of binary options?

  11. What is the formula for calculating free cash flow?

  12. What is the formula for calculating EBITDA?

  13. How long should you hold on to a short?

  14. Calculate the difference between nominal value and real value of stock shares

  15. What are the fifth-letter identifiers on the Nasdaq?

  16. Why doesn't Warren Buffett split Berkshire Hathaway stock?

  17. What is the formula for calculating profit margins?

  18. How is it possible to trade on a stock you don't own, as is done in short selling?

  19. What is the difference between arbitrage and hedging?

  20. What's the difference between a capital stock and a treasury stock?

  21. What was the first stock Warren Buffett ever bought?

  22. What is Common Stock and Preferred Stock?

  23. What are Some Advantages of Raising Capital Through Private Placement?

  24. A Hostile Takeover vs. Friendly Takeover

  25. What Level of Return on Equity is Common for Bank?

  26. What is the Difference Between Liquidity and Liquid Assets?

  27. Is Preferred Stock an Equity or a Fixed-Income Security?

  28. Why Did my Stock's Ticker Change?

  29. Can a Company Declare a Dividend that Exceeds Earnings Per Share?

  30. Do preferred stocks trade like common stocks?

  31. What are the different types of preference shares?

  32. What are the types of share capital?

  33. Which is better a cash dividend or a stock dividend?

  34. What are the Advantages of Ordinary Shares?

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

  36. What caused the Stock Market Crash of 1929 that preceded the Great Depression?

  37. What does the Dow Jones Industrial Average measure?

  38. What's the difference between the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500?

  39. What is a company's worth, and who determines its stock price?

  40. What Are the Components of Shareholders' Equity?

  41. What is the Difference Between Preferred Stock and Common Stock?

  42. Is There a Difference Between the Equity Market and the Stock Market?

  43. What Happens to a Company's Stock When it Goes Bankrupt?

  44. What are Advantages and Disadvantages of Preference Shares?

  45. How do Interest Rate Changes Affect the Profitability of the Banking Sector?

  46. What's the Differences Between Chapter 7 and Chapter 11?

  47. Issued Share Capital vs. Subscribed Share Capital

  48. Why would a stock have no par value?

  49. What is the difference between preference and ordinary shares?

  50. Are dividends the best way to make money for retirement?

  51. How do you calculate return on equity (ROE)?

  52. What are unregistered securities or stocks?

  53. Where can I find historical stock/index quotes?

  54. What is the average annual return for the S&P 500?

  55. What's the difference between a stop and a limit order?

  56. I have only $500 to invest, am I limited to buying only penny stocks?

  57. What is the difference between paid-up capital and share capital?

  58. What is the weighted average of outstanding shares? How is it calculated?

  59. What's the Difference Between Google's GOOG and GOOGL?

  60. How Does Facebook Make Money? (FB)

  61. How does a stop-loss order work, and what price is used to trigger the order?

  62. If I reinvest my dividends, are they still taxable?

  63. Why don't investors buy stock just before the dividend date and sell right afterwards?

  64. How does one make money short selling?

  65. How do changes in working capital affect a company's cash flow?

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

  67. What is considered a healthy operating profit margin?

  68. What's the difference between "top-down" and "bottom-up" investing?

  69. Why is business ethics important?

  70. What is arbitrage?

  71. What is a CUSIP Number?

  72. What's the difference between a market order and a limit order?

  73. What Does it Mean When Someone Says That a Stock Went Up X Points? Does This Refer to a Percentage or Numerical Value?

  74. How do you calculate shareholders' equity?

  75. How and when are stock dividends paid out?

  76. What is the formula for calculating return on assets (ROA)?

  77. When does one sell a put option, and when does one sell a call option?

  78. What's the difference between shares and stocks?

  79. What are the advantages and disadvantages for a company going public?

  80. How do you calculate variance in Excel?

  81. What's the difference between primary and secondary capital markets?

  82. What is the formula for calculating the debt-to-equity ratio?

  83. Which socially responsible retailers appeal most to ethical investors?

  84. Who or what is Dow Jones?

  85. How do I calculate the P/E ratio of a company?

  86. What is the difference between the Dow and the Nasdaq?

  87. How do you calculate working capital?

  88. What is the formula for calculating beta?

  89. What is a stock split? Why do stocks split?

  90. What's the difference between a long and short position in the market?

  91. What is the 'Rule of 72'?

  92. What is the difference between preferred stock and common stock?

  93. What is the formula for calculating earnings per share (EPS)?

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

  95. What is the difference between the rule of 70 and the rule of 72?

  96. How liquid are money market accounts?

  97. Why doesn't Berkshire Hathaway pay a dividend? (BRK-A, BRK-B)

  98. How do I calculate the inventory turnover ratio?

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

  100. Please explain what a short seller is on the hook for when he or she shorts a stock (i.e. dividends, rights offerings, etc.).

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