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Securities Markets Regulation: Part 2

Happy #FinanceFriday  and welcome back for part 2 of our discussion on securities markets regulations! Last week we went over some of the first regulations put in place by the government to protect investors. Now, let’s cover the rest of the regulations that have been established and talk briefly about the sale and pricing of new securities.

Regulations can be very specific regarding what securities they protect and who can benefit from their protection. The following lists seven regulations and their purpose: Continue reading Securities Markets Regulation: Part 2

Securities Markets: Part 2

The last few weeks for me have been…interesting… to say the least, so apologies for not posting last Friday. I’m back to finish up our discussion on securities markets!

Let’s start by asking one question… are you a bull or a bear? (NO shade!) Continue reading Securities Markets: Part 2

Securities Markets: Part 1

Happy #FinanceFriday ! I hope you have been using the information given in this series to help you prepare for a healthier financial future. This week, we’ll go more in-depth with securities markets.

In order for a company to securitize their business, they have to sell claims against their business, e.i. sell shares of stock. Securitization allows companies to sell parts of their company to gain funding rather than to sell the whole company. There are three types of securitization:  Continue reading Securities Markets: Part 1

An Introduction to Investments: Part 1

#FinanceFriday is back and here to stay this time! If you missed the first #FinanceFriday entitled 3 Steps to Become Financially Healthy, you should check it out. This series of articles will be sequential, so it is in your best interest to go back and read what you’ve missed.

The goal of #FinanceFriday is to give you a starter kit for investing (knowing the terminology, what to look for when investing, etc.) so you can start investing for the future. This week will cover investment terminology.

market is Continue reading An Introduction to Investments: Part 1