Tag: companies

  • Employee Stock Options

    Employee Stock Options have received increased publicity in recent years that coincides with their burgeoning popularity as a form of corporate compensation. One of the basic theories supporting the payment of employee stock options in lieu of cash income is that such payments make employees “owners” of the company.

  • Retirement

    To many who have just recently joined the workforce, retirement is a hazy term that doesn’t have much resonance with their daily lives. This is unfortunate, because now is precisely the time when one should be thinking about their retirement - or at least, planning for it. This doesn’t mean setting aside a pair of baggy shorts and looking for a Sunbelt condominium, of course, but think about ...

  • Currencies

    Foreign Currencies are traded regularly, usually by large investment banks or institutional investors on the Foreign Exchange Market. This foreign exchange trading is commonly known as Forex or “FX Trading”. In most cases, the values of the world’s currencies are not locked against one another. In fact, their relative values change by the second, and this provides opportunities for long or ...

  • Motorola

    Starting out as Galvin Manufacturing Corporation in 1928, Motorola was created by Joseph Galvin and Paul Galvin. The first product sold by the fledgling company was a battery eliminator. They later changed the company’s name to Motorola when it went public. Since its beginning Motorola has been determined to stay at the forefront of communication innovation. Amongst Motorola’s historic ...

  • Aetna

    Every company listed on a stock market has a role in the daily life of the nation in which it operates. The financial impact of a company on a stock market is only a fraction of that which it has on society at large. Stock market investors, who commit funds to companies for the long term, need to take note of the multi-faceted dimensions of businesses.

  • Walmart

    Statements relating to Wal-Mart which float around in stock market circles, could confuse an outsider in to thinking that it is a country being discussed! Indeed, the scale of operations of Wal-Mart is such that it is almost as though an entire Government has listed on a stock market! The dimensions emanate from its deep penetration of the U.S. market, the vast range of products and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Telecom

    The stock market community is generally suspicious of rash statements, but Telecommunication majors have the dubious distinction of getting the better of the most conservative financial circles with some glib talk! The number of subscribers is a much touted statistic, but reflection will show that indeterminate numbers of these do not yield any critical mass of recurring revenue. There can ...

  • Companies

    Companies that compete for funds in order to generate profits, are a driving force behind the stock market system. Although government securities cannot match the value appreciation potential of private professionally managed ventures, the risks of backing a government entity are likely to be minimal.

  • Niche

    There is a popular conception that the stock market never forgives a quarter which is not way ahead of the same one last year! There is plenty of substance to these kinds of stock market expectations, but does it drive managements around the bend?

  • Mining

    Labor is a fly for the stock market community in the ointment of mining stocks. Technological progress only supplements the essential role played by metals and ores in our lives. No base metal has been done away with in any significant measure, as a result of new industrial processes - on the contrary, the use of alloys for specialized materials has increased in many fields. Companies with ...

  • Trends in Stockmarkets

    Stock Market Trends in the Economy The stock market environment has experienced over a decade of market reforms in countries such as China, Russia, and India, which were excessively and bureaucratically regulated earlier. The effects of such sweeping liberal moves reach beyond national boundaries, since markets are now so inter-related. The best companies now list on more than one stock ...