Tag: shares

  • Companies

    Daimler AG

    Daimler AG, with its headquarters in Stuttgart of Germany, has a long history of automobile and engine manufacturing. On 1 May 1924, Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft and Benz & Cie signed an Agreement of Mutual Interest. They remained separate entities until 28 June 1926, when they merged to form Daimler-Benz AG and decided to brand their automobiles as Mercedes-Benz. Later in 1998, the company ...

  • Europe

    Vienna Stock Exchange

    The Vienna Stock Exchange was founded in 1771 by Maria Theresia. Known more commonly as the Wiener Börse Ag, the stock exchange is the only securities exchange and listing authority in the country. The Wiener Börse Ag was initially used for trading bonds, bills and foreign currencies but today it is used to trade stocks, bonds, derivatives, certificates, warrants and a variety of other ...

  • Glossary


    Employee Stock Options – Employee Stock Options are a popular way for employers to compensate their workers, chiefly upper management, by inculcating in them a desire to work towards the company’s prosperity. Equity Financing – Equity Financing refers to the practice of issuing shares of stock in order to raise money for a business purpose. […]

  • Asia

    Indonesia Stock Exchange

    Located in the vibrant city of Jakarta, the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) came about as a result of a merger between the Jakarta Stock Exchange and the Surabaya Stock Exchange. At the end of December 2007, 383 companies were listed with the IDX having a combined market capitalization amounting to $212 billion.

  • Africa

    Johannesburg Stock Exchange

    With a history going back to 1887, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has developed into a world-class stock exchange with more than 400 company listings and a market capitalization of more than $182 billion. Located in Johannesburg, South Africa, the JSE’s size and capitalization make it the largest exchange on the continent as well as placing it in the top ten largest exchanges in the ...

  • Investing

    Buying On Margin

    Buying on Margin, also known as Margin Buying, is the practice of buying shares or securities using money borrowed from a broker. The amount of the loan may be several times more than the investor’s own contribution- for example $20 from the investor and $80 from the broker to purchase a $100 share of stock. Since the purchased securities themselves are the collateral backing up the loan, ...

  • Companies

    Time Warner

    Recreation and information are stock market winners in their own rights, but we have a champion when a company puts them both together with elegance and style. That is the essential Time Warner story of stock market glory! Erstwhile elements of this conglomerate have merged their resources seamlessly to create a powerhouse of services which people all over the world can enjoy, and on which ...