Category: Stock Market

Bull Market Vs. Bear Market

Bull Market Vs. Bear Market

Example of Bull Market Bombay Stock Exchange Index SENSEX (India) was going through a bull market trend for about 5 years from April 2003 to January 2008 as it rose from 2,900 to 21,000 points. Example of Bear Market The Wall Street Crash of 1929 was followed by a bear market that wiped off 89% (from 386 to 40) ...

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Fast-Moving Stocks 2012

Fast-Moving Stocks 2012

Whether you are a stock trader or simply an investor, you would always want your stocks to rise fast and give you great returns. Every rise in the stock price is cheered and conversely, every fall can lead to frustration, stress or anxiety. Many people love to believe that the sudden rise or fall in stock prices ...

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Stock Market Predictions for 2012

Stock Market Predictions for 2012

If you go through any business newspaper, magazine or website, you will notice some 'buy' or 'sell' recommendations from stock brokerage houses or independent capital market analysts. Can you believe in these suggestions? Will they always give handsome returns? These are some of the biggest questions in the minds ...

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Participating Vs. Non-Participating Preferred Stock

Participating Vs. Non-Participating Preferred Stock

When a company enters into a business, a significant amount of money is invested in it by its founders. This amount of money is referred to as "stock" of the company. The stock of a company is divided into shares and the total number of shares of a company is declared when the company is formed. People who want to ...

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Opening a Brokerage Account: Know What to Consider

Opening a Brokerage Account: Know What to Consider

Trading in the stock market is a profitable and risky affair. You need to know what to consider when opening your first brokerage account. It is always beneficial to have a nest egg, preferably a salary saving of 6 to 12 months. Make provision for emergency funds in case of employment crunch, family crisis, ...

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Impact of a Stock Market Crash on the Economy

Impact of a Stock Market Crash on the Economy

It is said that the stock market is the mirror of a country's economic growth and prosperity. Also, the economy of a country largely depends on the conditions prevailing in the stock market. A positive sentiment in a stock market helps big as well as small players in the industry set optimistic performance targets ...

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