Who Can Issue Stock?

Stocks are financial instruments which represent ownership of a company. Ownership of a company can be determined by dividing the number of shares you own over the total number of outstanding shares in the company. Why do companies issue stock? Companies do this in order to raise their capital. Smaller companies or companies just starting … Read more

Why Do Companies Issue Stock?

Public Companies throughout the world issue new stock shares every day. But what is stock, and why does a company issue it? To help you to better understand these important investment and stock trading concepts and strategies in this tutorial we will discuss: What is Capital? Equity vs. Debt Why Do Corporations Issue Stock? Advantages … Read more