Share Buybacks And Shareholder Value
Buybacks often get a bad reputation, one I believe they don’t deserve.
Share buybacks are often unfairly criticized in the media when instead, it is the actions of the company management itself which leads to the destruction of shareholder value…
A Look At Value And Growth Stocks
Generally speaking, two terms are commonly used to describe the two main styles of investing, growth and value investing.
Some investors may purchase only value stocks while others may buy only growth stocks, the two styles of investing are not mutually exclusive. There are also investors who buy both types of stocks for their portfolio…
Investment Mistake Costs
Have you ever wondered what the real cost of an investment mistake is?
Few people have, it seems.
Many people appear to be more than happy to go merrily on their way, mindlessly churning their stock investment portfolios…
A Look At Margin
Margin is a loan from your brokerage for the purpose of buying more stocks than you otherwise would be able to purchase using the amount of cash you have on hand.
To use margin, you must apply and be approved to open a margin account by your brokerage. A margin account is different than the standard cash account that most investors first start using…
Initial Public Offerings
An initial public offering, or IPO, is the first offering of a company’s stock to the general public on the stock market. This process is also commonly referred to as “going public.”
Why Have An IPO?
While there are some substantial advantages for private companies to have an initial public offering and sell their shares on the open market. However, there are also some distinct disadvantages. The two must be weighed carefully…
Buy and hold investing is a time-tested passive investment strategy.
However, perhaps due to the influence of modern technology enabling easier access to the stock market, buy and hold investing seems to be less popular with investors these days.
That is a shame…