Authorized Shares Vs. Issued Shares?

Answer When forming a corporation, its charter must specify the maximum number of shares it is authorized to issue, although the company does not have to issue all the shares at once. It usually issues en... Read More »

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How many shares of McDonald's stock are issued?

There are approximately 1.08 billion issued shares of McDonald's Corp. Issued shares are the number of shares a company has authorized to sell to institutional investors, insiders and the general p... Read More »

How to Buy GE Shares?

GE, or General Electric, is a large company that runs a variety of different businesses, ranging from electronic companies to movie studios. It is a public company, allowing individual investors to... Read More »

How to Buy Shares in BSE?

BSE, or BlackRock New York Insured Municipal Bond Fund, is a non-diversified, closed-end, municipal bond trust. BSE allocates 80 percent of its funds to AAA-rated New York municipal bonds and the o... Read More »

How old do you need to be to buy shares?

You must be at least 18 years old to purchase stock or any other security, according to New York State Society of CPAs. However, parents or guardians can put stock in a minor's name until the child... Read More »