Why Do Investors Buy Stocks?

Answer Stocks are units of ownership in a corporation. If you bought 1,000 shares of a company that has 5,000 shares, you would own one-fifth of the business and be entitled to proportional proceeds from ... Read More »

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How to Buy Stocks for Beginners & Small Investors?

The Internet has made it easier than ever for the self-directed investor to make his own investments. However, if you intend to manage your own money, there are a few things that you should know be... Read More »

How do you get information about specific stocks that isn't available to other investors yet?

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What Are Unexchanged Stocks & Unsurrendered Stocks?

Unexchanged or unsurrendered stocks are those shares that should have changed hands but have not. When a share goes unexchanged, it is typically the fault of the company issuing the shares; unsurre... Read More »

Why Do Investors Buy Bonds?

Today's financial market and institutions offer a dizzying array of financial products, much more complex and confusing than the traditional bond and stock offerings. Bonds and stocks remain the br... Read More »