Both dividends and share buybacks are often cited as ways for a company to ''give back some money'' to its shareholders, as if they were functional equivalents. But they are not equivalent at all.In ...
Have you ever experienced the gloom of watching the stockmarket take a dive, but been unable to benefit from the fall in share prices? Or how about the opposite problem, spotting an undervalued stock ...
A contract for difference (CFD) is an agreement between two parties to exchange the difference between the opening price and the closing price of a contract, multiplied by the number of shares, as cal...
In 1934, Benjamin Graham and David Dodd wrote in their classic Security Analysis, "The prime purpose of a business corporation is to pay dividends to its owners." Many investors agreed. They considere...
As a beginning stock market trader, I frequently visited an unpleasant place called Loss Vegas. It was teeming with would be investors and traders with grand aspirations of making a killing in t...
Emerging markets around the world have pushed to higher and higher record levels. They're now being joined by their more mature cousins - such as DJI, S&P 500, and DAX.But with so many markets in unch...
Markets exist because of the clients - it's a simple as that. Without clients who seek services or products, there will not be markets catering to them. But what is a market, per se, and why is it nec...
Stock Market Malaysia - The Bursa Malaysia Berhad is an important member of the global stock markets, with a history stretching back almost 80 years. Instituted in 1930, the private Singapore Stockbro...
People make money in the stock markets based on the information they get from all available sources such as the newspaper, internet, TV and of course the company itself. These companies publish their...
The stock markets in the United Kingdom and United States are currently lower today than they were ten years ago. The credit crunch is sending shockwaves through the markets and many investors are run...