Rob Renaud

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  1. Bonds / Fixed Income

    Where Does Stock From Convertible Bonds Come From?

    Convertible bonds are considered a combination of debt and equity. Find out how a debt instrument converts into shares of ...
  2. Bonds / Fixed Income

    Convertible vs Reverse Convertible Bonds

    Determine the difference between a regular convertible bond and a reverse convertible bond, including how this is affected ...
  3. Trading Instruments

    What is Stock Dilution?

    Stock dilution occurs when company actions reduce the ownership percentage of current shareholders. Find out how ownership ...
  4. Investing

    How does an IPO get valued?

    Learn how the price of a financial asset traded on the market is set by the forces of supply and demand.
  5. Financial Analysis

    Which is better for capital budgeting – IRR or NPV?

    All other things being equal, using IRR and NPV measurements to evaluate projects often results in the same findings. However, ...
  6. Investing

    Why do companies merge with or acquire other companies?

    The reasons for company mergers and acquisitions include synergy, diversification, growth, improving competition, and supply ...
  7. Financial Analysis

    If I reject the tender offer for acquisition of the stock that I own in a company and the company goes private, what happens to my stock?

    Since the passing of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, a significant number of public companies have chosen to go private. The reasons ...
  8. Why won't my broker allow me to sell one stock and buy another on the same day?

    There are two likely reasons why a customer would be unable to buy and sell a stock in the same trading day. For simplicity's ...
  9. What's the difference between institutional and non-institutional investors?

    There are a number of differences between institutional investors and non-institutional investors. If you are considering ...
  10. Financial Analysis

    What's the difference between short-term investments in marketable securities and equity?

    Most of the time, when an investor or analyst searches through the financial statements of a publicly traded company, he ...
  11. Financial Analysis

    What is the difference between IAS and GAAP?

    To answer this question, we must first define what IAS and GAAP are, in order to get a better grasp of the function they ...
  12. Financial Analysis

    What does the term "stock-for-stock" mean?

    The term "stock-for-stock" is popularly used in two different contexts, and it regularly makes business news headlines in ...
  13. Financial Analysis

    What does the 'FIG' at an investment bank refer to?

    The 'FIG' at an investment bank usually refers to the financial institutions group - a group of professionals that provides ...
  14. Real Estate

    What does 'froth' mean in terms of the real estate market?

    On May 20, 2005, while addressing the Economic Club of New York, the now former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan commented ...
  15. Bonds / Fixed Income

    Do convertible bonds have voting rights?

    Convertible bonds usually have no voting rights until they are converted. Even after conversion, they may not be granted ...
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