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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
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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
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
What investors need to know about the banking sector

Investors considering buying into the banking sector need to know and understand the key items that will have an impact on share prices.

Brian Bollen
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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
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Interest Rates: Simple and Compound

Learn about simple and compound interest rates: how they are calculated and charged. What are the key differences? How can compounding work for and against you?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Bearer Bonds
Bearer Bonds: The Basics

A bearer bond, often referred to as a coupon bond, is an unregistered bond. In comparison to an ‘ordinary’ bond, it fully belongs to a person who holds it. Not a single ownership record exists. Whoever keeps it is considered an owner.

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Life Insurance: to Buy or not to Buy?

Life insurance is an issue that may pose a real challenge and make you wonder what to choose: a permanent policy or a term one. And here you find yourself guessing, which means I won’t be throwing my money away.

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Emerging industries
The Importance of Choosing the Right Stage or Why Reading Printed Newspapers is Saving a Declining Industry?

Companies from one industry act alike. Their performance is often explained by the type of products they offer. Such companies are not allies. Instead, they play against each other to win over the customers. They invent marketing strategies, pour money into advertising and try to stand out among the others.

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Fundraising ideas for non-profit organisations

If you’re looking to raise cash for a non-profit – your children’s football club or the local arts centre – there’s never been a better time, thanks to social media.

Richard Reed
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Investing with a thesis

With interest rates set to remain low, investing in the stock market can be an attractive option – but it’s vital to plan ahead and draw up an investment thesis.

Richard Reed
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Major milestones on way to modern stock markets

Setting out to map the major milestones affecting the development of stock markets since the start of the 17th century is to go on a rollercoaster ride through history.

Brian Bollen