Looking for alternative methods to finance your business? Explore the 5 most popular options and choose the one for you.
Well, there are a number of reasons why a company may decide to go private. Today, we’ll examine the major ones and show you the pros and cons of such an important transition.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has warned that Brexit could damage the UK´s fight against corruption and urged the country to continue backing its Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
A bear call spread represents one of four basic vertical spreads. It means using a type of options strategy that presupposes to sell the call option and at the same time to buy a different call option without changing the expiration date, but at a higher strike price. If the strike price of the sold call is lower than the purchased call price, the premium obtained for the sold call (usually named the short call leg), is higher than the premium paid for the purchased call (long call leg).
The Nikkei, or Japan 225, is the oldest Asian stock index. It was introduced in May 1949, around the time when the economy of the country began to revive after World War II. The index was named after the Japanese Economic Newspaper, known as the Nikkei, which has been calculating the index since 1950.
How do you understand the concept of private equity? If you think that it stands somewhere next to private property, this article is for you. Let’s make it clear and simple. Private equity is a particular type of investment capital that is not noted on a stock exchange. It is composed of investors and funds that invest in private companies or participate in public companies’ buyouts, delisting the public equity.
Buying into a mutual fund, an investor gets various pieces of the market and access to a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. All mutual funds work in the same manner. Nonetheless, they can differ geographically, from country to country. Let’s take a deeper look and start with the basics of mutual funds.
What do you think of emerging market bonds, if you actually do think about them? Well, in the recent years, emerging market bonds, in other words, fixed income debt, issued by companies from developing countries, gained popularity and found a place in many investor portfolios.
Credit cards create a feeling that everything’s just a swipe away. That feeling is deceptive. The debt will have to be paid off and always with interest. But, plastic can be a good source of money if managed carefully and with purpose. Credit card holders know this but keep making mistakes. Here are the most common ones.
There are two obvious benefits of being self-employed: first, you have a pleasantly flexible schedule that can be arranged the way you like; second, there’s no manager who monitors and assesses your performance. However, building up a successful and profitable business from scratch is not that easy. For this reason, many people choose to join businesses that allow individuals much work independence — multi-level marketing (MLM) companies.
Governmental statements and geopolitical events have always influenced user’s behavior. In the second part of 2016, Bitcoin’s price streamed upwards due to the demand increase from India, China and other emerging markets. Surely, mass media couldn’t miss this information and fueled the rally, magnifying the bubble. As a result, less experienced investors entered the bull market and joined the ‘gold rush’ for Bitcoins.
Every portfolio needs adjustment from time to time, as the market lives and changes. Does it mean an investor should always be in the loop? Yes. Does that mean they have to monitor the market’s state day and night? No. Read on to find five handy tips for managing your time properly.