Stock Essay Examples

American Stock Exchange

There are numerous reasons for the crash of the American Stock Exchange and share prices in October 1929. The mal-distribution of the profits from the incredibly successful factories and businesses was one of the main causes. The companies were making ludicrous profits, whilst the workers (and shareholders) were not receiving their fair share. In 1929… View Article

Volatility and Risk Return Implication of Global Financial Meltdown

This study attempts to place in the Nigerian perspective for the period of 1989 and 2008, the role of the stock market in the supply of new funds to the economy. The volatility and risk return implication for the Nigerian Stock Exchange as international portfolio investors withdraw their funds in the face of the global… View Article

Introduction to Financial Management

ABSTRACT In the United States we have two different kinds of stock exchange the NYSE and the NASDAQ even though they have some similarities they are different in so many different ways. This paper will discuss how the NYSE and the NASDAQ operate, how they are different and what is the public company accounting and… View Article

Evaluation Of Investment Alternatives

Introduction – Capital budgeting A critical role of a financial manager is the evaluation of capital projects.  This is a very important task because the money involved in such activities is significant and the benefit or loss derived from will highly influence the financial performance of the whole organisation (Brockington R. B. 1996, p 102). … View Article

The Stock Market Crash

The 1920s was a time of peace and great prosperity in the United States. There was an increase of industrialization and there are new technologies such as radios and automobiles. The airflight was becoming widespread and because of these new innovations and technology, the economy benefited (Stock Market Crash, n.pag.).             Many investors rushed and… View Article

The viability of Hedge Funds as reliable retirement vehicles

Abstract Hedging practices restricted volatile market trends in supply and prices through pre-planned buying patterns. This could be used as a tool to manipulate risks arising out of price fluctuations and uncertain deliveries. Companies employ strategies different from one another to beat price escalation and uncertainties of supply. Flexibility in contracts between producers and buyers… View Article

Model Stock Research for the Time-Warner Company

Macroeconomic Review Being one of the fastest-paced and highest-profile industries in the world, the media sector has been in a whirlwind of change this past decade. There has been an explosive boom and bust and, of late, boom again, of internet technology. This has dramatically influenced media delivery. Clampdowns on shady accounting practices, assets changing… View Article

Time value of money paper

Introduction             Before dwelling on the various applications of Time Value of money paper, it is imperative to clearly understand what the whole concept of time value of money is all about.  The whole concept is based on the premise that all investors prefer receiving a certain amount of money today rather than the same… View Article

Wills and Trusts

Facts:             Tom is trustee of a trust created by Abe in 1986. The corpus consists of stocks and bonds worth $150,000, an apartment house appraised at $650,000 in a neighborhood which is becoming increasingly industrial, and a vacant lot. Yearly net income from the stocks and bonds is $12,000, and from the apartment house… View Article

Mini Case-Gilbert Enterprise

The firm’s stocks are undervalued. According to the dividends, growth rate, and discount rate the share price should be $43. 36 which is $8. 11 higher than the current market price. If the repurchase of $1Million worth of shares occurs, the company’s Return on Equity would increase. This would happen since there is less shareholder’s… View Article

American Home Products Corp Case Analysis

Introduction American Home Product (AHP) was founded in 1926 with the merging of several small home product companies. As the company expanded in the 1930’s, it acquired companies in different businesses. After World War II, the company had four lines of businesses: prescription drugs, packaged (over-the-counter) drugs, food products, and housewares and household products. Although… View Article

The Stock Market

Introduction             In response to the worldwide depression and the 1929 stock market crash, Congress passed the Securities Act in 1933.  The stock market crash was primarily attributed to the fraudelent sale of bad stocks, notes, bonds and a number of other securities.  These sales were said to have been made possible by uniform complicity… View Article

Where we were, Where we are, Where we going

Introduction In the aftermath of major scandals and bailouts in the United States, the world`s and the public’s confidence in public corporations, has been shaken. With the publicized scandals of Enron and other corporations in the United States, the faith in public corporations fell as fast as the stock market. Investors had no confidence in… View Article

Weekly Commentary on the Trading in Kuwaiti Stock Exchange

Commentary on Trading for the Week ending – 27.09.2007 In general the Kuwaiti market showed a marginal declining trend at the end of the week, though the first trading day of the week started with new high levels of the share price index. Although no major events affected the share price movements, the Real Estate… View Article

Article Summary: “The Bottom Line: Marketing & Firm Performance”

Leslie M. Fine, author of “The Bottom Line: Marketing & Firm Performance,” analyzes how marketing relates to how well the firm does overall. A majority of the article is focused on how customer relations’ impact firm performance and can affect shareholder wealth. Firms improving customer equity and reducing the firm’s cash needs, will influence the… View Article