Category: Stock Market Training

Is There a Shortage of Cars

Is there a shortage of cars? The car industry has seen huge changes over the last decades. Components of modern cars are no longer limited to abundant parts like steel frames, an engine, a transmission, a steering and suspension system, tires and brakes. Nowadays, many electronic components are necessary for the functioning of a basic…

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Venture Capital

Venture capital of something you hear about all the time. But, do you know what it is or how it works? Better yet, could you explain it to your friends at a party if asked? If not, we got you.  What Is Venture Capital? Entrepreneurs need money for their startup companies. Venture capital is money…

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Are Stock Splits Good or Bad

Though they’re much more rare than they used to be, stock splits garner a lot of attention on Wall Street. A stock split is when a company increases or decreases the number of shares outstanding. It is often a mechanism used to boost the stock’s liquidity, but there are other reasons which I will touch…

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Joint Stock Company

When you think of all the giant companies globally, like Shell and Mercedes, they’re not proprietorships or partnerships. These companies are all joint stock companies. A joint stock company is the most suitable form of business organization on a global scale. Let us see why in this blog.  Joint Stock Company Breakdown It’s a business…

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Prospectus Definition

A prospectus definition about an investment can be compared to a course outline for a class. Before enrolling in either, it’s important to know what we’re getting into. Before purchasing a security, reading the prospectus is essential to make an informed decision. The process is different for stocks and mutual funds and ETFs.  This legal…

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Stock Buyback Rules

Wall Street loves stock repurchases. In the fourth quarter of 2019, companies on the S&P 500 spent an estimated $189 billion buying back their own shares from the stock market. It was the highest in three quarters but not the highest on record. In the final quarter of 2018, that number was about $223 billion,…

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Diamond Standard Coin

Which resource is mainly produced by seven countries, but is too expensive for most of its citizens to purchase? Diamonds. Diamonds have a long history. They were found on different jewelry and accessories dating to centuries before our birth. Diamonds were an important part of trade in the early centuries. They’ve always been a symbol…

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Good vs Bad Trading Habits

Trading habits are an important factor when comparing successful and unsuccessful investors. That’s why it’s never a bad time to revisit good trading habits that we should strive to keep and bad trading habits we should avoid. Don’t get me wrong, successful traders may use bad habits daily, but they know when to pull the…

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Share Buyback

A share buyback, also known as a stock repurchase, occurs when a public company buys back its shares on the stock market. We will explore the many reasons why management decides to buy back company stock as well as its effects. In a way, stock buybacks work similarly to dividends. Investors can choose to sell…

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