An initial public offering, which is abbreviated as IPO, also known as a stock launch, is a public offering in which shares of a company are offered to institutional and, in most cases, retail (individual) investors. One or more investment banks generally underwrite an IPO, and they also arrange for the shares to be listed on one or more stock exchanges.
IPOs are generally considered to be an attractive investment opportunity for investors due to the underlying belief of buying low and selling high. It is commonly believed by many that stock prices increase after the IPO is issued.
During the IPO, the company shares are sold to the public and any investor can directly buy those shares and become a valid shareholder in the company.
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A company’s profit divide by the outstanding shares of its common stock gives the earnings per share or EPS. An indicator of a company’s profitability is served by the resulting number.
The BSE (previously Bombay Stock Exchange) and the National Stock Exchange of India are India's two main stock exchanges (NSE). Both markets are open from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
The maximum experienced realized or unrealized loss during a trade is known as the MAE or the Maximum Adverse Excursion. A seasoned trader and the former vice president of diversification at SeafirstBanking Corporation, John Sweeney developed this concept of MAE.
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Income Tax is considered to be one of the hardest things to understand what with 300 sections, subsections, case laws, clauses, sub clauses and many more. Unless you are at tax personnel, this information is sure to leave you at your wit’s end. However, ignorance is not considered to be bliss in this case and there are some basics that you should know about regarding your taxes.
On the London stock exchange prior to October 1986, A jobber is a slang term for a market maker. Acting as market makers, jobbers, are also called as stockjobbers.
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There are a lot of traps and tricks that the uninitiated can fall into, since investing is a pretty tricky endeavour. When the performance of an index, stock, or other financial instrument incorrectly signals a reversal of a rising price trend, a technical pattern that occurs, this is known as a bear trap.
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