Date Last Updated: June 19, 2019

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  • Components of Ethical Investment

    The general perception that making money and ethical investment are mutually exclusive concepts has become outdated as many publicly traded companies take into account the expectations of ...

  • NASAA: Protecting Main Street Investors

    With its membership consisting of 67 administrators from United States territories, districts and states, as well as from the provinces of Canada and Mexico, the North American Securities ...

  • Third Quarter Earnings Season Starts

    JP Morgan Chase started the ball rolling in third quarter earnings for the banking sector, reporting $5.57 billion third quarter profit – results much different from the $380 million loss ...

  • Ethical Investing and Shareholder Activism

    A growing number of investors are building investment portfolios that include companies considered to be ethical – in their products, services, carbon footprint, social responsibility and ...

  • Fed Interest Rate Policy Boosts Markets

    Major indexes on Wall Street responded positively Wednesday to indications from the Federal Reserve that it intends to keep its near-zero short-term interest rate for a while still. The Dow ...

  • Ponzi Schemes Remain a Threat to Investors

    Hi-yield investment and Ponzi schemes remain among the top threats to investors and small business owners according to a list compiled by security regulators in the North American Securities ...

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  • Strategies

    Outsourcing

    The stock market seems to love outsourcing, and cutting jobs at home seems to be the panacea for all the developed countries of the world. Why have manufacturing plants with those blue-collar guys, when the entire emerging world waits at your beck and call? Call-Centers are the new mantra from the land of Gurus, and executives only need to sit back and count the cash!

  • South America

    Lima Stock Exchange

    The Lima Stock Exchange, also known as Bolsa de Valores de Lima S.A., has its roots in the 19th century commerce court known as the Tribunal del Consulado. This court played an important role in the creation of the country’s Commerce Exchange and so was essentially where it all started. However, the actual establishment of Bolsa de Valores only occurred on 31 December 1860 and operations ...

  • Companies

    Fedex

    Every stock market investor has been in a spot at least once, needing to ensure that a delivery reaches on time, or waiting anxiously for vital documents and articles to arrive. The sight of the FedEx logo is so reassuring for consignor and consignee alike that we take its reliability for granted. It is a truism of the business world that ‘a kingdom can be lost for want of a ...

  • South America

    Santiago Stock Exchange

    Founded in 1893 the Santiago Stock Exchange (SSE) – or Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago as it is known locally – is the dominant stock exchange for Chile. The founding of the SSE was a vitally important step towards injecting life into the national economy. When it was founded there were already 329 Incorporated Companies – many of which were in the mining industry. The SSE has since gone ...

  • Strategies

    Associations

    It is not uncommon in stock market circles to hear murmurs of protest about company executives spending time and money on Association activities. Industry bodies do not produce tangible or direct results every quarter! It is true that significant resources can be lost in doing work for an Association on individual company time, and perhaps all members may not contribute in equal measure, ...

  • Glossary

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    Futures Contracts – Futures Contracts are a class of financial derivatives that oblige the purchaser to pay for a certain commodity or security at a set price on a specified settlement (or delivery) date. Futures Trading – Futures trading involves the buying and selling of forward contracts specifying the amount, type and delivery date of […]