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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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Stock Split

What is the primary purpose of a stock split? Should you buy a stock because it might split? It may seem like a gift to some, but there is little evidence that you actually benefit in any meaningful way. That’s why understanding the in’s and out’s of splits are vital before you go out and…

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