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How to Calculate Your Cost After a Reverse Stock Split Pays You a Fractional Share

How to Calculate Your Cost After a Reverse Stock Split Pays You a Fractional Share

A reverse stock split can feel like a complicated procedure. Reverse splits regularly result in fractional shares---someone holding 21 shares in a one-for-two split receives 10.5 shares, not 10 or 11. Companies do not like the added accounting and tracking required for fractional shares, so they iss......[Read More]
Custom Made Toys Are An Awesome Elementary School Fundraiser

Custom Made Toys Are An Awesome Elementary School Fundraiser

Elementary school fundraisers may come in a wide array of types however; most of these things have been probably employed by hundreds or even thousands of schools already. These may include selling cook books, wrapping paper, cookie dough, candy bars, and popcorn. Now, you would not want to carry ou......[Read More]
Approaching Local Businesses to Sponsor Your Fundraiser!

Approaching Local Businesses to Sponsor Your Fundraiser!

Approaching people you don't know can be daunting. Contacting local businesses to assist in your fundraising efforts may seem like a scary proposition - or like making a cold call. There are a few things to remember when you are considering inviting local businesses to be a part of your fundrai......[Read More]
How to Calculate Return Rate on Dividends

How to Calculate Return Rate on Dividends

Investors can earn dividends from the ownership of dividend-paying stock shares or mutual fund shares, including exchange traded funds (ETFs). The dividend yield or return rate may be a substantial portion of the total investment return. Although future dividend payments are not guaranteed for these......[Read More]
Fixed Maturity Plan - Mutual Fund Investment!

Fixed Maturity Plan - Mutual Fund Investment!

FMPs are the equivalent of a fixed deposit schemes, with a little difference that The FMP's returns are only indicated and not €guaranteed', Since the fund house knows the interest rate that it will earn ... ......[Read More]
How to Sell LLC Stock

How to Sell LLC Stock

Selling shares of a limited liability company (LLC) is relatively easy, unless the shares are restricted. Shares of a limited liability company are similar to those of any other stock. Selling shares of a LLC simply requires a call to your brokerage office or logging onto your online trading platfor......[Read More]
How to Raise Money for a Gap Year

How to Raise Money for a Gap Year

Gap year is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience another part of the world. Traditionally taken after college graduation, it can be a very productive way to transition from life as a student to life as a full-fledged adult managing adult responsibilities. Gap year can also be a solid resume boo......[Read More]
The Best Performing Mutual Funds of 2009

The Best Performing Mutual Funds of 2009

Mutual funds rebounded in 2009.stock market analysis screenshot image by .shock from Fotolia.comAfter a difficult 2008, marked by a massive market retreat when most mutual funds posted large losses and market leaders managed to distinguish themselves by just merely controlling losses,.........[Read More]
Indian Market Trading Report on Equity and Commodity Market

Indian Market Trading Report on Equity and Commodity Market

India's share market consist of mainly 3 sections in which investors invest their money for profit.Equity market is a large market trading platforms in the modern sense of the world where investors buy and sell ... ......[Read More]
The Lost Decade For Stocks?

The Lost Decade For Stocks?

Large US stocks (as measured by the S&P500 index) have declined an average of 0.9% per year over the past 10 years. That is an ugly decade. Based on this many investors and people in the media have concluded that stocks are no longer a good investment, and that buy and hold is an outdated strategy. ......[Read More]
How to Invest in Stocks in Canada

How to Invest in Stocks in Canada

There are several reasons why an investor might want to commit money to Canadian stock investments. For one, he might be interested in having access to companies that deal in Canada's growing natural resources or are simply in profitable businesses. Or else, he is concerned about weakening in the US......[Read More]
How to Invest in Oil Stock in Brazil

How to Invest in Oil Stock in Brazil

Brazil has a national oil company called Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., better known as Petrobras. Petrobras shares trade on the Brazilian stock exchange and in the U.S. as American depository receipts--ADRs. Investing in Petrobras provides exposure to Brazil's growing economy and the very large oil depo......[Read More]
How to Clean Pennies With Acetone

How to Clean Pennies With Acetone

Nothing circulates through the hands of as many people as money does, and because of this, money is often dirty. Pennies are usually the dirtiest of the coins since they are often found lying on the ground, where they can easily have been stepped on. You should never clean collectible coins with ac......[Read More]
Inflation

Inflation

Inflation is too much money chasing too few goods. The result is a sharp rise in prices without any extra value added making money worth less.......[Read More]
How to Place a Limit Order on a Covered Call in Stocks

How to Place a Limit Order on a Covered Call in Stocks

A covered call trade is the purchase of round lots of stock shares and the simultaneous selling of call options against those shares. The purpose of covered call writing is to use sold call options to generate income against the stock holding. Each call option contract is for the delivery of 100 sha......[Read More]
Making Money Trading Penny Stocks - Is it Possible?

Making Money Trading Penny Stocks - Is it Possible?

Penny stocks are an exciting investment that give you the chance to make some huge money.Question is, how do you find winning stocks?......[Read More]
What Is an Equity Derivative?

What Is an Equity Derivative?

A derivative is a financial instrument with a value based on the underlying value of another asset or group of assets. An equity derivative is a contract between two or more parties who are trying to limit, or hedge, their risk or speculate in a volatile market. An equity derivative's value is based......[Read More]
Impact of Personality Influences on Stock Trading

Impact of Personality Influences on Stock Trading

You may have read the notion that personality plays a role in how a person views the world in the sense of the "glass half-full, glass half-empty" saying. A pessimistic person has a tendency to think the market is heading lower while an optimistic person has a tendency to think the market ......[Read More]
Value of Savings Bonds

Value of Savings Bonds

Savings bonds are securities issued by the United States government as a way to finance operations. They are managed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and are considered some of the safest investments in the world because they are backed by the full faith of the U.S. government. If you have in......[Read More]
Tools of the Stock Market

Tools of the Stock Market

Stock market participation requires certain tools.stock market analysis screenshot image by .shock from Fotolia.comThe stock market is a large and complex financial entity that anyone may engage. The motivations for involvement in the stock market widely vary between investors and.........[Read More]