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What Is A Dividend?

Cheat Sheet for Dividend:

  • A dividend is cold, hard cash some companies pay out to their shareholders.
  • Mature companies that make steady profits are more likely to pay dividends.

The way most people think of making money in the stock market is by buying low and selling high.… Keep reading.

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What is an ETF?

An ETF:

  • Tracks an index
  • Lower costs than traditional mutual funds
  • Powerful diversification tool

So you think you have a good grasp of the stock market. You know what a stock is, how a trade is made, and even what IPO stands for… Let’s increase your financial swagger and explore ETFs.… Keep reading.

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When Did Apple Go Public?

The story of Apple Inc. (APPL), formerly Apple Computer, Inc., and Apple stock, is perhaps the most iconic story of any startup company in modern history. Founders (and college dropouts) Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs, whose differing personality styles came together over their mutual love for building computers, began collaborating in Jobs’ garage.… Keep reading.