Dividends and Preferences: Stealth Mode Resurrected
SEC 2021

A few weeks ago, I blogged about whether the SEC’s new rules making Form D filings publicly available will actually (and counter-intuitively) made it easier for a company to stay in stealth mode. In response to that post, I was asked whether, if there is some piece of information that you would be required to […]

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Five things I learned from “Spin-off to Pay-off”

“Spin-Off to Pay-Off: An Analytical Guide to Investing in Corporate Divestitures” by Joseph W. Cornell is one of the few books that discusses spin-offs and the benefits of investing in them. The book outlines a number of considerations when determining whether a spin-off is attractive or not, and when and how to best profit from these situations. Here are five […]

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Projecting Market Range for Options Strategies Using ODI
Projecting Market

There may be an unlimited number of approaches to the markets and their usefulness may be both obvious and questionable. As mass psychology is a basic engine which drives markets forward, so the analysis is derived from market psychology and as such it may seem more attractive than it actually is. On the other hand […]

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Global REIT: Disrupting Real Estate with Blockchain
Global REIT

To make real estate more accessible to investors and bring the advantages of blockchain technology to the industry, Global REIT is holding a crowdsale. With the growth in popularity of cryptocurrencies, Global REIT will issue dividends to token holders based on the profits generated from its assets. In recent decades, real estate investment trusts (REITs) […]

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Fundamental Analysis

There are two main ways to analyze a stock, and decide if it is worthy enough to put your money in it. The first one is called fundamental analysis, where you study everything from the financial health of the company to the market conditions, the global and local economies, the performance of the competitors, etc. […]

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How to Find Investment Ideas that Work

I started investing virtual money back in college via Marketocracy. I was a startup virtual fund manager with a seed money of $1 million. The rules are very much the same as the average mutual fund manager: you have a net asset value (NAV) computation and you have a 10% limit for a stock purchase. […]

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