What a Coke stock split would mean for investors
If approved, the split will give shareholders one additional ... is that it frequently does happen. Let me be crystal clear: A stock split doesn’t change a thing other than divide the share price in two and double the shares outstanding.
1 Quote for Why I Don't Own Gold
Today the world's gold stock is about 170,000 metric tons. If all of this gold were melded together, it would form a cube of about 68 feet per side. (Picture it fitting comfortably within a baseball infield.) At $1,750 per ounce -- gold's price as I write ...
What’s the Basic Function of the Stock Market?
No one has yet given me a clear, straightforward answer. Perhaps you can and will. 1) Why does it matter to a company whether the price of its stock goes ... a tenth of my firm — meaning I give you 10 percent of the stock in return for your investment ...
Should You Buy A House Or Rent? The Economics Of Homeownership
All the 20-somethings who have jobs are asking me: should we buy a house or keep renting? The answer isn’t so easy. The common wisdom for decades was to buy a house as soon as you can, because it’s a great investment. That “wisdom ...
Memo To Apple Bears: Give Up For Now
Today, I'll explain why this is not the case, and while a short-term pullback may come, Apple bears need to give up for now ... all know that iPhone 5C orders have been cut back, but does that mean Apple is in trouble? Well, if you want Apple to beat ...