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Difference Between Price And The Value Of A Stock

Category: Investing 101

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New investors in the stock market often confuse price and value. A car buyer would not purchase a Toyota Camry with a Blue Book value of $5,000 for $9,000. Investors need to view stocks in a similar light. People often make statements that correlate a stock’s price to how well the company is performing, how big the company is, or as the sole determinant if it is...

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Money Flow Index: An Early Indicator of Momentum Reversals

Category: Investing 101

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The Money Flow Index is an oscillator used as an indicator of buying and selling pressure. It incorporates both price and volume data. Essentially, it is a volume weighted relative strength index (RSI). The MFI measures momentum and investors use it to identify reversals and stocks that are significantly overbought or oversold. The rationale behind using the MFI...

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Relative Strength Index (RSI) Aids Timing Investments

Category: Investing 101

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The relative strength index (RSI) is a technical indicator of momentum for stock traders. It compares the magnitude of recent gains to that of recent losses. The idea is to determine if the asset is overbought or oversold. A single technical indicator such as the RSI should not be the sole reason an investor buys or sells an asset, but a compliment. The RSI combined...

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5 Tips for Information Flow to Investors

Category: Corporate Communications

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Disseminating information is important to attract and retain investors, but CEOs, CFOs and investor relations personal often do not handle it the right way.   Investors need enough information provided in a timely manner to feel confident in the public company and also the management team. Poor timing, inaccurate data or providing too little information is often...

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Investor Relations Ideas for Microcaps

Categories: Corporate Communications Social Media

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Microcaps face many challenges in dealing with the Street and attracting investment dollars. A microcap rarely can justify a full-time investor relations professional, so often times an already busy CFO or CEO is left to pull double duty. Between the tasks of managing day-to-day operations, strategic positing, and dealing with financial issues, investor relations...

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Use a Model to Forecast Sales, Margins, and Earnings

Category: Investing 101

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When investors pick stocks, the idea is to find an asset that is mispriced. It is either worth more or less than the current share price, and someone can buy or sell that stock to make money. There are different methods to identify a mispriced asset, some of them more complex than others. Financial modeling is one piece of the puzzle that can help identify mispriced...

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How Are Stock Prices And Market Value Determined?

Category: Investing 101

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One of the first things to understand when you buy a stock is how it is valued. The text book definition tells us that a stock is worth the present value of its future earnings to the equity holders. Each shareholder owns a percentage of those future earnings based on how many shares of the company they own. However, for practical purposes, it is incredibly hard to...

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Applying the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) to Improve Trades

Category: Investing 101

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The moving average convergence divergence (MACD) is a technical indicator for investors and traders that displays the relationship between two moving averages. It was developed in the 1960s by Gerald Appel as a technical indicator of short-term momentum. It is relatively a simple tool to utilize in trades, and it helps investors better time buying or selling a...

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Marginal Impact of Stimulus on the Chinese Real Estate

Category: Investor's Digest

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The real estate market in China remains under close watch by investors all around the world, not just in China. It accounts for around 15% of GDP in China and historically is the key sector that drives growth in the Chinese economy. It touches over 40 industries in China. The real estate sector is also a primary factor in marginal global commodity demand. Through...

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Tips and Template for an Investor Pitch Deck

Categories: Company's Digest Corporate Communications

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A business that plans to raise capital for operations from investors needs to create a presentation for investors. This is referred to as the pitch deck and is used to ‘pitch’ perspective investors on the new business. There are different templates to follow, and we will propose one here with some of the important details. There are a few things to keep in...

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