The past few years have witnessed an unfortunate performance from AMD. The second quarter release recorded a year-on-year revenue fall of 18% and 63% fall in the operating income of the company. Similarly, the computing solution segment experienced a fall of 20% on a year-on-year basis. In the midst of these lowly performances, the computing… Read More »
Just how does one earn with stocks? Let me count the ways. 1. Cash Dividends. Companies are owned by the stockholders (see this article to get an understanding of what stocks really are) – so generally, these owners expect their share of the profits. At the same time, companies are also separate legal entities –… Read More »
Microsoft has made yet another major acquisition after taking over Skype in 2011. According to the reports, Microsoft is acquiring the Nokia device and services unit for getting a strong foothold in the mobile phone industry. Nokia has been the biggest supporter of the Windows Phone 8 platform accounting for more than 82 percent of… Read More »
Does the CEO own the company? Does the Board of Directors? And yet we always hear about CEOs getting sacked, the Board being replaced, and all those key management executives trying to please the owners. Now a simple question comes to mind: who really owns those multi billion companies? The answer is simple: It’s the… Read More »
Mark Cuban says, “Cash is King.” Do you agree? With the stock market indices currently at or near all time highs, it may not be a bad idea to have more cash on hand.
April 8 (Bloomberg) — On today’s “Insight & Action,” Adam Johnson looks at 16 companies that are safer than U.S. Treasuries. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg) The 16 companies are: ACE AEP BAX CL CSX D DE HON MCD MDLZ MMM NSC PFE PG UPS XOM This group has been +14.8%… Read More »
Many people who are new to investing have asked me about the stock market and how to trade stocks. I think it’s very important for you to understand how stocks and the stock market work before you start trading stocks. There is a ton of information out there that talks about the stock market and… Read More »
Short selling is a bet against a stock or a company. It is a way to profit as stock prices decrease. Shorting stocks is pretty risky, so make sure you learn the basics here!
What is a penny stock? Penny stocks are often misunderstood. They’re almost always thought of as a scam or a great way to make easy cash. Watch this video to learn a little more about penny stocks.
An index, like the DOW, the S&P500 or the NASDAQ, is sample of stocks that provide insight into the broader market. When someone says: the market is up 10 points today, they are referring to an index.