Category Archives: Stock Market

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When to Walk Away from an Investment

There can be good reasons for selling investments, but hoping to time a price peak isnt one of them. American financier Bernard Baruch made a fortune in the stock market during the early 20th century. When asked the secret of his success, he is said to have replied, I always sold too early. Its a […]

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A Cable Merger has the Stock Market on Edge

Wall Street has been rattled over the cable company concentration and net neutrality debate. This discomfort is evident in some unusual moves in the share prices of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the two cable giants that announced in February that they intended to merge in a $45 billion all-stock deal. While their adjusted prices […]

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The Stock Markets in China will Change Forever

Few outside of China — mainly just institutional investors with approved quotas — are able to buy what’s sold in Shanghai, Shenzhen and the other mainland Chinese bourses, while any investor in the world can buy Hong Kong-listed names. But this is all about to change in a big way, when China launches its game-changing […]

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The Stock Market is not concerned with Politics

You may be wondering what the relationship between the stock market and elections is. In the wake of Wednesday’s stock market rally, in which both the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index and the Dow Jones industrial average rose sharply a day after the midterm elections, pundits suggested that the answer was “quite a bit.” Such […]

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Samsung is the Korean Stock Market Lifeline

On July 30th, the stock market in South Korea was at the highest level it had been in, in the past 3 years. The key reasons for this growth was a new stimulus plan issued by the government that created optimism and a planned cut for the interest rate. After this growth, Samsung Electronics Co. […]

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Stock Market Predictions for the Next Three Months

Investors have reached the last opportunity for 2014. With fourth quarter upon us, investors are tempting to figure out how they should adjust their portfolios. The year has been choppy and full of uncertainties. One of the rockiest months for investors was September. For September, S&P 500 had a decline of 1.6%. Overall, there was […]

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The U.S. Government’s Second Lawsuit Involves Billions of Dollars

After just two days, a second lawsuit was filed against the United States government by Pershing Square Capital Management LP. Under Activist Bill Ackman’s authority, the lawsuit was filed over the bailout of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, shown by the court documents. In complaint with the United States District Court, it is alleged by […]

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Investors Continue to Believe in Asia’s Shallow Market

Asian stock and bond markets are at the top of the financial market, but some are viewing them as being near the end of their multi-year rally. At the same time, global investors are still taking a chance on obtaining more from the eye-catching market. After the global financial crisis that took place 6 years […]

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How Fad Investing has affected the Stock Market

In February 2014, it was predicted that Candy Crush’s IPO would truly be crushed like a previous game app that saw it demise, Zynga. Many people have made a mistake in believing that the company’s success with a game easily produces success in the stock market. On August 12, 2014, King Digital Entertainment, the parent […]