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What Is Capital Stock?

Capital stock is the total amount of stock authorized for issue by a corporation. In simple worlds it is the highest number of shares a particular company can issue. Capital stocks include... Read more »

Difference Between Life Assurance and Life Insurance

Nowadays taking life insurance policy has become a need for everyone. But till date average man assumes that life insurance and life assurance are names for the same form of insurance. So... Read more »

What Is Issuing Debt?

When companies want to raise their money to finance their operations, they issue debt. Companies can raise there funds either by borrowing money from banks or by issuing shares or bonds. Sometimes... Read more »

What Are ETF’s?

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) as name suggest are funds that trade on open exchanges. EFT is defined as a security that tracks an index, a commodity or a basket of assets like... Read more »

What Is Day Trading?

Day Trading, also know as Intra-Day trading, is the system where traders buy’s financial securities and sell the same before the end of that day’s trading session. In other words it is... Read more »

Difference Between Freehold & Leasehold

The terms ‘Freehold’ and ‘Leasehold’ are used in connection with land property, these are two different ways in which properties can be owned. This is one of the first problems people come... Read more »

What Is Margin Trading?

When an investor borrows money from his broker to buy stocks, the process is called margin trading. Margin is a way of increasing your purchasing power for investments. Buying on margin means... Read more »

Types Of Corporate Actions

Corporate actions are the actions initiated at the corporate level having material impact on the companies financial structure and ultimately the stakeholders who are the owners of company.  In other words corporate... Read more »

What Is Credit Rating?

Credit rating estimates the credit worthiness of an individual, corporation or even a country. In other words a credit rating helps a lender or investor the probability of the subject (borrower) being... Read more »

What Are Derivatives?

The term “Derivative” as the name indicate is a financial instrument that has no independent value, i.e. its value is entirely “derived” from the value of other financial instruments called as “underlying... Read more »

Different Kinds Of Mutual Funds

Mutual funds is a trust that pools money from a group of investors sharing common financial goals and invest the money. In other words, a mutual fund is just the connecting bridge... Read more »

Overview Of United Stock Exchange (USE)

United Stock Exchange (USE) of India , is an Indian newest Stock Exchange. USE has launched its operations on 20th Sep 2010, after the final approval from the market regulator Stock Exchange... Read more »

Difference Between Depreciation And Amortization

Every business invest in some equipment’s, furniture, machinery, vehicles, building, land, patents etc in order to operate. Major assets last for more than one year, but will not last indefinitely. Major assets... Read more »

What Is Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)?

PMI stands for Private Mortgage Insurance, It is a special kind of insurance that lenders may require the borrower to purchase if the loan they are taking out is 80% or higher... Read more »

What Is Systematic Investment Plan (SIP)?

A systematic investment plan or SIP (as it is more commonly known) is a way to invest in mutual funds regularly. It is just like a recurring deposit with the post office... Read more »