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  • Valuation

    Consumers

    The rightful domination of the stock market scene by Finance professionals tends to relegate the customer to the background. Executives provide good news of product acceptance to the stock market more readily than troubling leads on how consumer habits change and drift away from established brands. Indeed, such moves may be so subtle that even companies may be taken by surprise! The ...

  • Sectors

    Biotech

    Have you ever kicked yourself for not picking a stock market champion in time? Well, you are far from alone if this has been the case, for it is frustratingly common to miss great value appreciation opportunities! Fear of failure keeps the stock market sitting on the fence, instead of plunging headlong in to new avenues to profit. Reports and actual experience of ideas that sound good, but ...

  • Glossary

    G

    Growth Funds – Growth Funds are aggressively managed Mutual Funds that are directed by the fund manager to invest in promising new companies and/or companies that appear to be poised for rapid growth. As there is an added risk quotient to growth funds, they are typically bought by younger investors as opposed to those nearing […]

  • Companies

    Proctor Gamble

    Not everyone in the stock market has shares of Proctor & Gamble, but few could have lived without buying and using some of this amazing company’s brands. Proctor & Gamble operates in both the developed world and in third world countries. Its deep and accumulated knowledge of various cultures is a special asset from the stock market perspective. The company has such a large number of its own ...

  • Asia

    Tehran Stock Exchange

    The Tehran Stock Exchange was first conceptualized in 1936, with research being carried out with regard to the feasibility of establishing a stock exchange. World War II put the idea on hold, but after the ratification of the Stock Exchange Act in 1967, the Tehran Stock Exchange, or TSE, was officially opened in 1968. During its starting years, the TSE only dealt with ...

  • Investing

    Equity Swaps

    An equity swap is conducted by two parties with the intent usually being to save costs on a transaction. These costs may be in the form of basic taxes, or other costs associated with the transaction such as locally based dividend taxes. Another reason for companies, specifically those in the US, to engage in equity swaps is to increase the amount of market leverage a trader can exert, which ...