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Stock Market Questions and Answers (Q&A)

H. George, Copywriter
Answered: Feb 26, 2018
The main reason people buy shares is that they want to make money. Some people, particularly family members, may buy shares to help other family members who are starting their own business but...Read More

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D. Gray
Answered: May 10, 2018
It depends. A hostile takeover is similar to the acquisition of a business, the only difference being that the target company vehemently opposes the deal. There are two ways for hostile takeovers...Read More

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D. Jewel, Assistant Manager
Answered: Oct 16, 2019
Doing researches towards knowing some important indicators of a stock's health is a good start when contemplating a promising stock to buy. This will definitely save you from investing in the...Read More

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H. George, Copywriter
Answered: Feb 26, 2018
A stock market is a very general term used to describe a place where stocks are traded. To help you remember this, think of a flea market where you would go to buy and sell antiques or other...Read More

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D. Gray
Answered: May 10, 2018
There is quite a big difference between a public trust and a private trust. Both of these trusts if charitable, are formed for the benefit of the people. The public trusts however are those that...Read More

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R. Hunter
Answered: Oct 21, 2019
I think the stock market was created for the mutual benefits of both the investors and company owners. The idea that brought about the stock market came at a time when people wanted to build huge...Read More

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D. Jewel, Assistant Manager
Answered: Oct 16, 2019
Well, I will strongly advise a non-professional not to consider putting too much into his (her) investment for a start because of the risks that are involved. And according to this question, it...Read More

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D. Jewel, Assistant Manager
Answered: Oct 16, 2019
The majority of these charges are paid to brokers. And the amount you are most likely to be charged depends on the type of stock you are willing to buy. Brokers are like middlemen or mediators...Read More

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R. Hunter
Answered: Oct 21, 2019
The answer is yes. This has happened a number of times. One of the things investors fear most is the nefarious action of hackers. This becomes a problem because everybody wants to be safe....Read More

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D. Jewel, Assistant Manager
Answered: Oct 16, 2019
The beta of an asset refers to a type of analysis that is conducted in order to figure out the volatility of an asset by determining how it behaves around the beta of the overall market. What...Read More

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R. Hunter
Answered: Oct 21, 2019
A lot of things drive stock prices. Let us consider various factors that can shape the price of a stock. First, supply and demand are two important factors that drive stock prices. For there to...Read More

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B. Denton, Traveler
Answered: Nov 01, 2019
Companies usually issue shares because they want to make sure that they will get money from people who would like to invest in the company. They would then use the money for the other things that...Read More

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D. Gray
Answered: May 09, 2018
NASDAQ is a term which serves as an acronym for ‘National association of securities dealers’. NASDAQ is an American based stock exchange. In terms of market capitalization, NASDAQ is...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 09, 2023
Its unreasonable to expect a dividend payout ratio in excess of 100% on a continuousbasis. the payout ratio is an indication of how much of a dividend a company pays asa percentage of earnings. for...Read More

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D. Jewel, Assistant Manager
Answered: Oct 16, 2019
I will try as much as possible to explain this using a perfect example. But before then, when you see investors using the term 'shorting a stock,' they are just craving for a situation in which...Read More

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