Financial Markets: How Do Primary Issuances Work?

Financial Markets: How Do Primary Issuances Work? Primary issuance is the first public sale of its stock by a private company. Private firms are able to raise equity capital in the financial markets. The firms are thus able to expand their business. The firms are also able to issue debt and in this case, it […]
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Portfolio Management: Planning Ahead at Morris Retirement Advisors

Portfolio Management: Planning Ahead at Morris Retirement Advisors By Richard Cox For dividend investors, one of the most important aspects in retirement planning involves the ability to find long-term value in any financial markets environment.  Currently, the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrials, and NASDAQ are all trading at extremely elevated levels, and investors are looking […]
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Mutual Funds: A Wide Angle View

Mutual Funds: A Wide Angle View By Richard Cox A mutual fund is a registered and regulated investment entity that pools money from a large number of investors and invests it in different securities like bonds, stocks, short-term money-market instruments, other securities or assets, or some combination of these investments. These different securities are called […]
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Investing Education: Mutual Funds and the Historical Perspective

The financial system of a nation consists of financial institutions, markets, services and instruments which are closely related and work in conjunction with each other. Even though the global economy has undergone revolutionary changes, a common investor is still hesitant to invest his hard earned money in a variety of corporate services. The birth of […]
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WFC: Wells Fargo Struggling in Bullish Banking Sector

WFC: Wells Fargo Struggling in Bullish Banking Sector Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) is a bank holding company that provides diversified financial services. The company was founded by Henry Wells and William G. Fargo in 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California USA. The company has three operating segments: wholesale banking, community banking, and wealth and investment […]
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Stock Markets: Will S&P 500 Rally to New Record Highs?

Investors that are heavily focused on the stock space will often take their cues from what is happening in the S&P 500.  This index is the most heavily traded stock market benchmark in the world, so it is critically important in terms of the ways it influences sentiment in areas like stock markets and in commodities. […]
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US Economy: Fed on Course to Raise Interest Rates

Dividend factors have many factors to watch whenever we are looking to gain exposure in new stock trades.  One of the most important stock market factors is the current policy stance at the Federal Reserve, as this will most clearly define the economic outlook for the US economy.  Higher interest rates are positive for some […]
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Stock Sectors: Safe Haven Stocks

Over the last 10 years, we have seen some truly incredible trends in stock markets.  This has been the case in nearly every stock sector, as the great stock market crash of 2008 brought down valuations in most American companies. These bearish stock trends have since corrected themselves, but the lessons learned after these events […]
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Stock Investments: What is a Penny Stock?

The penny stock derives its name from the fact that any stock in this category is traded for less than a penny. Some of these perceptions have changed, however, as the NASDAQ now classifies any stock that sells for less than 5 dollars as a penny stock.  For others, a penny stock is a stock […]
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