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Risk Arbitrage

Definition: The simultaneous purchase of stock in an acquired company and the sale of stock in a purchasing company.

TeenAnalyst Advice: Usually when a company purchases another company, they see their stock decline slightly.  The company being acquired is purchased at a premium, so their stock usually appreciates.  Risk arbitrageurs are people who try to profit from this transaction.

This usually isn't something to be done by a regular investor because the stocks move right when these acquisitions are announced, so you'd miss the boat.

 

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Australian Securities Exchange - The Australian Securities Exchange is the largest stock exchange in all of Australia, and is also known as the ASE, which opened for operation in 1987. Although its operations and functions have change with the times, it was transformed in 2006 after becoming the product in...

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