After a company has issues shares, why should it care if the value of the shares go up and down? Since the shares are now being traded among the public, if the value goes up or down, that is strictly ...
The title says it all. I'm looking for a simulation stock market to play around with. One that is, ideally, as close to the real thing as possible. I've heard that Investopia is a pretty good ...
How do currency markets work? What factors are behind why currencies go up or down? What roles do governments, central banks, institutions, and traders have in the process?
If I am correct, dealers purchase assets for their own accounts, and later sell them for a profit from their inventory. But the spreads is the difference between buy (or "bid") prices and sell (or ...
From the book website for Economics Principles in Action by O'sullivan: Stocks are traded on secondary markets called stock exchanges, which in the United States includes the NYSE and Nasdaq. ...
The trader Alessio Rastani speaks in a BBC interview about the development of the Euro zone and his predictions are quite severe. He predicts a crash within the next 12 months but is also telling ...
I realize that day trading is considered to be highly risky, but the subject fascinates me and I would like to learn more about it as well as read about past experiences, both good and bad. Do you ...
I somewhat understand that the price of stocks is determined by the market, but who exactly changes those prices that we see listed on Yahoo! Finance for example? If I own a share in a company listed ...
Is it possible to know who offered/offers and who bought stock? If not, what prevents a group of people to buy and sell stocks between them to "fake" interest in that stock and pump up the price?