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Stock is an ownership share in a company, explains Daily Finance. Companies issue stock to the owners of the company. Individuals or entities who own stock maintain an equity stake in the company.

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To succeed as an individual stock investor, it is critical to create a diversified portfolio and choose stocks with returns that beat inflation, according to Mitch Tuchman for Forbes. Morningstar notes that it is importa...

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The primary motive for a stock split is to reduce the price per share to make the stock more affordable to investors, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Investors often prefer splits over an issuan...

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Stock exchange tickers tend to read with letters, numbers and symbols; generally, the letters represent a specific company's stock ticker symbol while the numbers and symbols indicate how many shares have traded at what ...

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Stock options are employee benefits featuring set exercise prices at which employees can purchase shares of company stock within specified time frames, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Employees ...

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Stock options allow employees to purchase a specified number of shares of the company's stock at a specified price during a certain period of time. A study from the National Center for Employee Ownership states that in 2...

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As of 2015, Nasdaq lists information on upcoming stocks that perform stock splits such as 2-for-1 where a company cuts the price of each share in half and gives investors more shares, notes Motley Fool. Nasdaq also provi...

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