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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
Bull and Bear
Bear and bull markets

Bull and bear markets can reflect the optimism and pessimism of the economy but markets can also run counter to the economic data and sentiment. They can rise – be bullish – when pessimism dictates they should fall and fall – be bearish – when optimism says they should rise.

Claire Hunte
Protecting your assets
Protecting your assets: high net worth (HNW) insurance

Insurers love jargon and call insurance that protects the assets of wealthy individuals high net worth (HNW) insurance. It is non-standard, tailored cover to suit your needs. It has better terms, fewer exclusions and usually comes with some risk management help too. Because you’re worth it.

Chris Wheal
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Cash as a Call: Explore your Options

What do we know about cash and when can we regard it as a call option with no time limit and expiration date? Let’s figure out the possible outcomes. News
Get One Month Ahead of Budget
3 Steps to Get One Month Ahead of Budget

Budgeting one month ahead can save you the trouble of worrying about debts and spending. Learn how to build this financial action plan in three simple steps. News
accounts receivable financing
How to Finance your Business: 5 Alternative Ways to Find Money

Looking for alternative methods to finance your business? Explore the 5 most popular options and choose the one for you. News

Value investing
Value investing: 5 pros vs. 5 cons

Value investing was introduced by Benjamin Graham in the 1930s and adopted as a strategy by the prominent and wealthy investor Warren Buffett. Learn the pros and cons of the concept and decide if it suits you. News
advantages and disadvantages to going public
Public of Private: It’s Time to Choose What’s Best for Your Business

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. News
Euro Puzzle and one Puzzle Piece With Great Britain
OECD tells UK to stay tough on bribery and corruption

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).

James Hester
Concerns for Small Businesses?
Top 5 Concerns for Small Businesses

Starting a company is only half the battle. Keeping it viable is much more challenging. So many problems can knock it out of business. Here are the top 5 risks your small company is exposed to. News
Bear Call Spread
All You Wanted to Know about Bear Call Spread

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). News
Nikkei-225 Index
The Pulse of the Japanese Stock Market: the Nikkei-225 Stock Average Index

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. News
What Do We Know about Private Equity?
What Do We Know about Private Equity?

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. News
Mutual Funds Explained
Mutual Funds Explained and How They Differ

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. News
Emerging Market Bonds
Quick Look at Emerging Market Bonds

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. News

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