Category Index: Stocks

These articles will teach you perhaps more than you ever wanted to know about publicly traded stocks, including a basic discussion (what is stock?), how to find out what an old stock certificate is worth, how a stock index is computed, and what happens when a stock splits the day after you purchase it, just to name a few.

  1. Basics
  2. American Depositary Receipts (ADRs)
  3. Cyclicals
  4. Dividends
  5. Dramatic Price Changes
  6. Exchange-Traded Funds and Unit Investment Trusts
  7. Holding Company Depositary Recepits (HOLDRs)
  8. Income and Royalty Trusts
  9. Types of Indexes
  10. The Dow Jones Industrial Average
  11. Other Indexes
  12. Market Volatility Index (VIX)
  13. Investor Rights Movement
  14. Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)
  15. Mergers
  16. Market Capitalization
  17. Outstanding Shares and Float
  18. Preferred Shares
  19. Price Basis
  20. Price Tables in Newspapers
  21. Price Data
  22. Replacing Lost Certificates
  23. Repurchasing by Companies
  24. Researching the Value of Old Certificates
  25. Reverse Mergers
  26. Shareholder Rights Plan
  27. Splits
  28. Tracking Stock
  29. Warrants

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