Supporting both political parties can help companies reduce risk

U.S. companies that balance their political connections across party lines in a polarized partisan environment are in a position to see less volatility in their stock prices and profits, according to a University of Oregon-led ...

Research gives new insight into capitalizing on momentum investing

Every investor is chasing the answer to one question: When should I buy stocks and when should I sell them? It's the elusive formula for timing the market. New research co-authored by Albert "Pete" Kyle, the Charles E. Smith ...

People only pay attention to new information when they want to

A new paper in the Journal of the European Economic Association, published by Oxford University Press, indicates that we tend to listen to people who tell us things we'd like to believe and ignore people who tell us things ...

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Stock

In the investment world, a share of stock (also referred to as equity share) represents a share of ownership in a corporation (company).

In the plural, stocks is often used as a synonym for shares especially in the United States, but it is less commonly used that way outside of North America.[1]

In the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Australia, stock can also refer to completely different financial instruments such as government bonds or, less commonly, to all kinds of marketable securities.[2]

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