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Why Do Stocks Reduce & Increase?

Many factors cause stock prices to reduce and increase, but ultimately stock prices reflect the sentiment of buyers and sellers at any given time. Other special circumstances occasionally cause price movements in the market. Speculation about future stock values is the driving force behind the conti...More...

Are Stock Splits Good for Investors?

Stock splits occur when a company splits its outstanding shares, usually 2 for 1. This reduces the share price and increases the number of outstanding shares....More...

Getting Started in Stock Market Trading

If you are looking for a way to increase the amount of money you have, consider investing at least portion of your savings in the stock market. To do this, the first step is to ... ...More...

Stock Exchange Basics

Most have a hint of the stock trade, however, incomplete and often misguided. Read the article carefully and check your knowledge about the basics of stock exchange from it....More...

What Is a Level 3 Trading Account?

Stock market day traders often make profits on very small price movements in the stocks they trade. They require the most accurate market data available to predict the movement of prices. The NASDAQ quotation system provides traders with more in-depth pricing information with their Level 2 and Level...More...

How to Select the Correct Trading Software

You need to select a software package that not only will help you making trading decisions, but one that will be a pleasure to work with. We recommend you avoid spending thousands of dollars on large sophisticated analysis packages and instead focus on getting yourself a charting package with basic ...More...

Mutual Fund Investing - Index Versus Managed - Which Is Best?

Mutual funds investors are always confronted with the decision about investing in managed funds or using an index fund. There are plenty of people who believe one is better than the other, so we will review the advantages and disadvantages of each and I will provide my own suggestion to help you out...More...

The Basics of How to Trade Penny Stocks

People looking to cash in on the penny stock market may be wondering how to trade penny stocks. Unlike standard stocks, these are not traded in the stock exchange, but in the over the counter or OTC market. You would have to hire a broker to perform your transactions, both buying and selling shares....More...

How To Increase Shareholder Value

Increasing shareholder value needs strategic planning. The aim of the company should be to:1)Reduce cost base while maintaining revenue.2)Increase revenue share and reduce cost. Any strategy that aims for these two goals will increase the shareholder value. This article discusses how this can be ach...More...

How to Add an Online Brokerage Account From Wachovia

Adding an online brokerage account from Wachovia is easy. Wachovia Securities is now Wells Fargo Advisors, but people can still go to Wachovia.com to get started. The process is especially easy for people who already have a Wells Fargo Advisors brokerage account, but it's also possible to enroll in ...More...

Procter and Gamble: A Buy or Sell?

Producing the necessities of the bathroom and other everyday items, Procter and Gamble (PG) continues to be an excellent investment in all areas. With marginal competition and loyalty from its workers, PG will provide investors with an excellent opportunity to achieve high capital gains....More...

Portfolio Accounting Basics

Accounting for a portfolio of securities is essentially about determining gain or loss. This is especially important when an investment in the portfolio is sold. Closing a position causes a realized gain or loss. Before selling, the gain or loss since purchase is only an unrealized......More...

How to Recycle Printer Cartridges for Money

The more you use your printer, the quicker it will run out of ink. If you find that you are replacing your printer cartridges regularly, you should consider recycling the cartridges for cash. You can use that cash to help pay for the new printer cartridges. As an added bonus, the recycled printer ca...More...

The Average Yield of High Grade Corp Bonds

"Let us all be happy, and live within our means, even if we have to borrow the money to do it with," said Charles Farrar Browne, pen name Artemus Ward, 19th century humorist and social commentator. It seems that everyone in our society borrows money: governments and municipalities, corporations and ...More...

Profitable Penny Stocks Newsletter

If you are looking for a penny stock newsletter to subscribe to then you certainly need to weigh your options. During the current economic situation there have been many scam newsletters and of course your typical pump and dump ones as well....More...

Stock Exchange Requirements

The NYSE sets stock exchange requirements.stock exchange image by Christopher Walker from Fotolia.comAny public company that wants to receive a listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) must meet specific listing requirements before their corporate stock can publicly trade on the......More...

What Inflation Means to Your Investments

Inflation is something that every investor should know about. The wise investor understands how inflation erodes their purchasing power and he or she takes steps to mitigate the damage....More...