Justin Bynum

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  1. Financial Analysis

    What is a back door listing?

    A back door listing occurs when a privately held company that may not qualify for the public offering process purchases a ...
  2. Small Business

    What is an antitrust law?

    Learn about antitrust laws or "competition laws." These statutes protect consumers from predatory business practices by ensuring ...
  3. Stocks

    What Is a 'Gypsy Swap'?

    A gypsy swap allows a company to raise capital without issuing debt or holding a secondary offering.
  4. FA Relevant

    What is a rainmaker?

    Traditionally applied to lawyers, a rainmaker is any person who brings clients, money, or business to an organization, based ...
  5. Retirement

    What happens during the consolidation phase of an investor's life cycle?

    Unlike the accumulation phase – where emphasis is placed on growing wealth – the consolidation phase is a balance between ...
  6. Financial Analysis

    What is leakage?

    Leakage describes a situation where information is released to the public when it should have remained private. This is often ...
  7. Mutual Funds

    What is a Chinese hedge?

    A Chinese Hedge is a form of arbitrage by which an investor shorts a convertible bond and buys the underlying common stock. ...
  8. Trading Strategy

    How do I use a premium put convertible?

    Holders of convertible bonds face all the pitfalls that traditional bondholders face - liquidity risk, interest rate risk ...
  9. Markets & Economy

    What does "after the bell" mean?

    "After the bell" is financial slang for activity occurring after the close of the stock market, including after-hours trading, ...
  10. Laws & Regulations

    What is an alienation clause?

    Whether used in reference to insurance policies, mortgages or commercial loans, an alienation clause stipulates that should ...
  11. Financial Analysis

    What does it mean to be "above water"?

    The term "above water" is used to describe any situation in which the ending or current value of a subject is higher than ...
  12. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    What are the benefits of an assumable mortgage?

    An assumable mortgage allows the purchaser of a property to assume the mortgage from the property's seller. The benefits ...
  13. Small Business

    What is the Razor/Razorblade model?

    The Razor/Razorblade business model owes its name to one King Gillette, founder of the eponymous razorblade company. The ...