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42 reasons to sell (or not buy) a company stock or share

The investor’s dream is to time the sale of a company's stocks to maximise profit. Many industry professionals claim it is impossible. As an alternative, they promote the use of collective investment vehicles based on saving a fixed monthly amount.

Brian Bollen
12:30, 30 May 2017
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7 deadly forces that move stock prices fast and why

You will have seen the warning: the value of your investments may go down as well as up. It won’t always be possible to bail out before your positions turn south but at least when investing in stocks and shares there are portents that should set alarm bells ringing.

Adrian Holliday
11:34, 30 May 2017
6 top pros and cons of stock options

Giving staff stock options and, if offered them, choosing whether to accept them, may not be as straightforward as they at first seem. So, here’s some thoughts on when to grab stock options, what to avoid and how to benefit:

Adrian Holliday
09:39, 30 May 2017
Stock trading in Shanghai from Opium Wars to the present

Shanghai was China’s first city to see the creation of stocks and a stock exchange; stock trading started in Shanghai as early as 1860s in the wake of the Opium Wars.

Brian Bollen
13:51, 29 May 2017
The chemicals sector: hidden value?

What should investors consider when contemplating the chemicals sector?

James Hester
17:21, 28 May 2017
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Tokyo Stock Exchange from the kimono to modern dress

The story of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc (TSE) from the kimono to modern dress can be found in some detail on its unusually comprehensive corporate site.

Brian Bollen
14:44, 27 May 2017

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London Stock Exchange: from coffee house to cyber market

The London Stock Exchange is the world’s most international capital market with over 2,400 companies from more than 90 countries quoted across its markets.

Brian Bollen
15:57, 26 May 2017
Transport: a spectrum of investment opportunity

The global transport sector encompasses a wide variety of companies. Among its constituents are hauliers, shippers, train operators, airliners and postal services companies.

James Hester
11:19, 26 May 2017
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The history of Nasdaq from creation in 1971 to the present

Nasdaq is the largest US electronic stock market, listing more companies and, on average, trading more shares per day than any other US market.

Brian Bollen
13:27, 19 May 2017
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Market sector report - Should you invest in the car industry?

Henry Ford’s dictum ‘any colour so long as it is black’ couldn’t be further than the truth in the 21st century. You can buy a new car in a near infinite range of trims, colours and drivetrains – including electric power.

Adrian Holliday
09:23, 16 May 2017
Inject cash into your business with crowdfunding

There’s a new kid on the block when it comes to raising cash, and over the past few years it’s been taking the business world by storm: crowdfunding. Crowdfundin

Richard Reed
13:24, 15 May 2017
New York Stock Exchange
Track the development of the New York Stock Exchange from 1792 to today

The New York Stock Exchange’s origins stretch back to 17 May 1792. On that day a group of 24 stockbrokers met under an old Buttonwood tree on Wall Street and signed an agreement to trade with one another.

Brian Bollen
10:35, 11 May 2017
Book Value and Market Value
Book Value and Market Value: What is the Difference?

When you seek a business to invest in, there are two essential concepts you should necessarily interpret: market value and book value. They are crucial in the sense that they help you evaluate an investment properly. Whether it is worthwhile to invest or it does not depend on your conclusions. News
11:05, 9 May 2017
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Tips to Avoid Taking on Loans

Paying for education, buying a car or a house are costly investments. Some people are sure they can’t go without a loan to finance these purchases. But there are some ways to avoid borrowing, and here they are. News
10:12, 9 May 2017
Economies of Scale
What are Economies of Scale?

Economies of scale occur when goods or services are produced in larger quantities but with less costs. A company can afford to reduce inputs harmlessly as it grows and increases production units. In essence, economies of scale generate economic growth. News
09:01, 9 May 2017

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