So you have already decided why to go public and are yearning to take the next step. Wait! Before you take the plunge, make sure you are aware of the costs of going public. The costs associated with taking a company public are significant. The majority of the costs incurred during the IPO process are … Read more
“Offshore investing” is often so shrouded by secrecy to many investors that it makes it seem very mysterious, like some illegal underground society of super-rich investors. Many investors become weary of offshore investment advice and immediately become suspicious. Once you conduct the offshore investment advice for yourself, you will discover that investing offshore is nothing … Read more
Interested in taking your company public? The main reason people explore the possibility of going public is that they want to raise capital – to expand their company, to hire new people or to open more locations.
Like most of your tough business decisions, taking your company public has advantages and disadvantages. There are a host of reasons for companies to consider going public.
Stock tips are just as much a part of the market as stocks themselves. Honestly, where would we be without tips? Are you looking for that next hot stock market tip that is supposed to make you rich? Well, stop looking and think again. Stock tips supposedly give you the “inside scoop” on the next … Read more
All of your trading, buying and selling, revolves around money. Therefore money management is about managing your business and maximizing your stock market trading profits. There are five key elements to good trading money management: 1. Trading Capital For every winner in futures trading there is a loser, this being so, you should consider trading … Read more
Lets review some of the Top 20 Trading Rules you should always follow when investing in the stock market: 1. Don’t blame the market. You must take responsibility for your financial security and all of your actions. 2. Study and learn all you can. Choose one market to trade, many suggest the Dow Jones futures … Read more
It is pretty apparent to most people who observe people act and react that they do a lot of what they do based on moderately primal and/or emotionally motivated impulses. Many experiments have been conducted to check the impact that primal instincts and emotion-based thinking has on investing and stock market psychology. They have generally … Read more
Did you know that income from your employment often helps you to diversify your investment risk? Much of the value in a young private business is the anticipated contribution of the principals of the business over the years ahead. The same applies to employees who allow for the value of their future earnings potential in … Read more
You finally opened your first stock market trading account. You analyzed a long list of stocks and spotted one you want to buy. But wait. First you need to know how to place a trade in the stock market and how to effectively use the different types of market orders you can execute. Basically there … Read more
It is very difficult to try and determine what company is going to do tomorrow or next week, even next month because you simply can’t account for the human condition. However, you can take a look at the future goals and aspirations of a company to determine where they’ll likely be in the next quarter … Read more
Some preferred stock issues have a convertible feature that allows holders to exchange their preferred stock for common shares. The conditions and terms of the conversion are set when the preferred stock is first issued. The terms include the conversion ratio, which is the number of common shares the preferred stockholder will get for each … Read more
A dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP) allows shareholders to reinvest their dividends in additional stock rather than receiving them in cash. These plans are offered directly by companies or through agents acting on behalf of the corporation. In the former case, a company issues new shares in lieu of a cash dividend. You also have the … Read more
Are you new to investing and would like to learn how to analyze stocks? As far as researching a stock, there are many things to look for, and everyone will tell you something different. Use the following stock analysis test to identify the obvious losers you do not want to invest in. These may be … Read more
Making mistakes is part of the learning process for all investors, but all too often, it’s plain old common sense that separates a successful investor from a poor one. At the same time, nearly all investors, new or experienced, have fallen astray from common sense and made a mistake or two. Being perfect may be … Read more