Finance Final Review 2

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Final Review personal finance 2

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    "Own a corporation". They elect directors via proxies, who hire a CEO
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    Why do Corporations issue common stock?
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    How do you make money on stocks?

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    (Current Quarterly dividend x 4)/Current stock price=
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    How do you make money on stocks?
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    Stock splits:

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    Includes dividends plus capital gain (loss) on a stock during the holding period
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    The most meaningful type of annual return:
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    A hybrid security with characteristics of both a stock and a bond, where you receive cash dividends before common stockholders are paid any cash dividends.
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    Unpaid cash dividends accumulate and must be paid before any cash dividends are paid to the common stock holders

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    Can be traded for shares of common stock (Preferred stock)
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    Safe investment in strong and respected companies, attracts conservative investors
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    Pays higher than average dividend yield
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    Earns above average profits of all firms in the economy, less than 30% of profits are paid out as dividends, balance is reinvested in the firm. Investors realize appreciation in stock price
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    Stocks where the underlying value of the assets is worth more than current trading price, sum of the part is>whole
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    Companies Issuing shares in the primary market for the first time, typically a highly prized investment. However returns on these are not that good.

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    Follows the business cycle of advances and declines in the economy
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    Remains stable during declines in the economy
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    _____ The value of all securities, stocks and bonds issued by a corporation
    ____ The value of the common stock
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    Classification of common stocks are:

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    Very high risk and volatile, susceptible to fraudulent manipulation
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    EAFE is typical benchmark index of:
    Also these are best bought through a mutual fund
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    Corporation's after tax earnings divided by the number of outstanding shares of common stock
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    Price one share stock divided by the earnings per share of stock over the last 12 months
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    Used to measure stock risk. If it's lest than one it's riskier, greater than one less risky
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    Based on the assumption that a stock's intrinsic or real value is determined by the company's future earnings and cash flow

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    Based on the assumption that a stock's value is determined by the forces of supply and demand in the stock market as a whole
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    A stock's current market price reflects its true value, sometimes called the random walk theory
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    Investors are optimistic, more investors are buying stock and the stock market increases
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    Pessimistic Views on economy, more investors are selling stock and so the stock market declines.

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    The additional return investors receive by investing in higher risk stocks vs. risk free investments such as treasury bonds.
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    A market in which an investor purchases financial securities via an investment bank, or other representative, from the issuer of those securities.
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    A market for existing financial securities that are currently traded among investors
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    T/F: The Securities and exchange commission registers securities, licenses brokers, and prosecutes for stock fraud and insider trading.
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    Excessive buying and selling of securities to generate commissions
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    T/F: Most folks can successfully day trade due to commission costs
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    A Request to buy or sell stock at the current market value
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    A request to buy or sell a stock at a specified price or price range
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    A request to sell a stock at the next available opportunity after its market price reaches a specified amount
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    Let's the account executive decided when to execute the transaction and at what price
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    You must pay the dividend, sell high buy low
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    Buy and hold, dollar cost average, direct investment and dividend investment
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    These are not recommended: Buying stock on margin, selling short, trading in options
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    What type of fund should you buy first?

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