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Don't try to Pick Stocks - Some of us when we have extra money think that we can invest it in the stock market and earn some returns on...

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Stock Split

Definition: When the number of shares of a stock is increased but the price per share decreases.  Companies typically do this when the stock price gets too high for small investors to be able to afford a share.

TeenAnalyst Advice: For example, if a stock is at $100 per share, the management might decide to do a 2-for-1 split and decrease the price to $50 per share but give each person twice as many shares.  This is often a gimmick and has no real importance to how the company will do in the future.

Think of it this way...if you gave me a quarter and I gave you back two dimes and a nickel, you still have the same amount of money.  And it's no sign of how much money you'll have in the future.

 

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Trade Association - Trade associations, are organizations creating interaction opportunities to benefit all (win-win – see defined elsewhere) Member contributions fund the professional and trade association entity. It is used for public profile and image improvement, (company, industry, profession). Trade associations engage in lobbying and legislative matters actively . Information...

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