Category Archives: Stock Trading General

Is October the cursed month for the stock market?

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The expectations of investors can decide the performance of the stock market, and, sadly, this may work against share prices. Since the beginning of the 20th century, October has been related to a lower stock price and prolonged bear markets. The stock market loses one-fifth or more of its value and economic downturns. As the calendar turns to October each year, it generates a sense of dread for market losses among investors. October has a unique finance […]

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Market Milestones as the Bull Market Turns 10

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The bull market existing currently is the longest-running bull market. It started in March 2009 and thus celebrated its tenth anniversary in March 2019. However, it is still behind the 90s bull market, which returned 417%. Throughout these ten years, the current bull-run has seen a 330% rise in the S&P, which is fair for a large-cap stock index. Current bull-run vs. History The present 2009-2019 bull market going on127 months, has surpassed the 1990s 113-month bull-run. […]

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101 guide to Common Stock

Common stock reflects ownership shares in a company and the type of stock that most people invest in. Typically when people speak about stocks, they refer to common stocks. In fact, it is in this type that the vast majority of stock is issued.  Common shares amount to a benefit assertion (dividends) and grant voting rights. Investors most commonly get one vote per share to elect members of the board who oversee the management’s big decisions. Accordingly, […]

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Mutual Fund Performance Numbers Are Reported Net of Fees or Not? Find Out Here!

What is “operating expenses”? Your definition will decide if a mutual fund’s reported performance is calculated, the expenses are taken out.  We can compare the cost of a mutual fund with the cost of going to a movie theatre. Suppose the ticket costs $8, and we add another $3 for snacks, drinks, or maybe candy. Therefore, on the whole, $11 is the cost of going for a movie. What about the mutual fund investments? Just like the […]

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Check the top assets for an Inflation Hedge

The present fiscal policies are making way for a steady rise in Inflation. Here is a list of assets proven useful as an inflation hedge. What is meant by Inflation? Generally, on adding more currency to the money supply, the purchasing power goes down, called Inflation. In the previous century, the decimation of the United States’ purchasing power has been noticed since the US adopted the Modern Monetary fiscal policy. There is a reduction in the value […]

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BSE vs. NSE: The points of disparity

A stock exchange is a centralized forum to link buyers with salespeople. Bonds do not only deal with shares but with a variety of financial instruments – stocks, derivatives, commodities, etc. While you are trading through a broker, the connection between exchanges and companies and the way the exchanges protect the investors’ interests must be understood. There are 23 stock exchanges in India; the major ones are BSE and NSE. Since both exchanges are stock market facilitators, […]

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Quick strategies to build passive income

Before we tell you how to earn more money through many activities, let us first give you two important reasons for passive income. First of all, passive income is considered controversial for some reason. There is a debate on YouTube, including social media platforms, about earning money through passive income. Therefore, we are telling you important passive income strategies in easy words, by which you can make $ 1,000 or more quickly every month. Dividend-paying stocks and […]

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Companies showing potential to enter the $1 trillion market cap club

Google’s parent company Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Alphabet lead the way. All four of these firms are part of the $1 trillion market cap club, which is psychologically important. To most companies, the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic constitutes one of the most disruptive occurrences they’ve ever encountered. Yet, it is considered an opportunity to get even more significant for the largest businesses on the market. While it may be a while, with no other public company […]

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Why Tesla’s stock is so expensive compared to other automakers?

Tesla goes on skyrocketing, rising to a new intraday record of $961 per share. The value of Tesla has gone way beyond all car manufacturers, including those that build millions of vehicles per year.  In the first half of 2019, Tesla suffered in the face of concerns about market demand and whether or not the company will make a profit.  But in the second half of the year, the stock bounced back, reaching a bevy of new, […]

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The increasing fears of Americans in Investments

American investors worry about a lot of issues, and retirement always tops the list of worries. Yet they fear more than retirement, according to a recent report, the unpredictable and electronically controlled stock market that we have today. Stock market gains and losses can cause a wide range of emotional responses, from jumping for joy to collapsing into a fetal position. But a recent survey it was found that 60 percent of Americans feel nervous when they […]

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