Category Archives: Stock Trading General

What is the stock rating?

Whenever we read finance-based newspapers and go through the business channels, we as traders generally come upon the word stock ratings. Whether to sell, buy or hold the stocks, we usually receive recommendations on stock and messages. These are known as stock ratings and are specified by the research analysts. This article will come across different stock ratings like buy, sell, hold, underperform, and outperform and explain what they are. These stock ratings can support and help […]

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Significance of Mutual Funds and its Inception Date

Mutual Funds

The concept of mutual funds is a vital part of the investment strategy of people who are retiring and conscious about their future. This was introduced in 1924 by MFS Investment Management in the United States. However, mutual fund services were not made available to the people till 1928. MFS Massachusetts Investors Fund was the first-ever fund that offered an alternative path to a handful of investors to accumulate their resources and expecting to see hefty returns. […]

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What is Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Investing?

DIY Investing

A method that helps people grasp their attention across various avenues in lifelike crafts, cooking, hobbies, etc., is known as Do-It-Yourself or DIY. Being engaged in these activities is a good feeling as people have started working stuff independently, making them become independent and feeling confident, and being in absolute control. However, this DIY bug has not spared the investing domain from its awesomeness. This was always a part of investing but has gained popularity recently only. […]

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What Are LUPA Stocks?

LUPA Stocks

LUPA stocks are a label for four companies that took birth in the era of mobile apps. The four companies are Lyft, Uber, Pinterest, Airbnb, and these are also known as PAUL stocks. The four companies have concluded their Initial Public offerings (IPOs), and these are being busily being traded on public stock exchanges. KEY TAKEAWAYS These stocks are a combo of four: Lyft, Uber, Pinterest, and Airbnb. These stocks were born during the rise of the […]

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4 stocks that will benefit from the 2020 infrastructure boom


The pandemic COVID-19 has hit the industries very severely all over the world. All the stock markets were bearish, GDP has fallen, most of the companies were into losses. As per studies, President Trump says that $1.5 trillion infrastructure was literally drowned out and also failed to get rid of Obamacare, missions consisting prioritisation of immigration and protecting trade policies were demolished. 8 Ways to Undermine Business Casual To overcome these massive losses, the White house may […]

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Is October the cursed month for the stock market?


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

market milestone

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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