Which are world’s 10 largest stock markets by market capitalization? January 24, 2007Posted by deminvest in dictionary for democratic investors, investment, investment strategies, nasdaq, stock faq.
That interesting (or stupid?) question came to my mind. I don’t know how. The Internet has its special way to hide from you figures that matter, and flood you with detailed, plentiful, useless numbers. So All I could find are the figures of year 2000.
The world’s 10 largest stock markets by market capitalisation at the end of 2000
(in $ million)
Those numbers are the best I could get on-line.
Why we, the people, should never average down any stock January 23, 2007Posted by deminvest in dictionary for democratic investors, HOKU Scientific, investment, investment strategies, My investing mistakes.
It is such a temptation. We feel so well when we take an “Average down” shot. But it can be lethal for our wallet. Let’s see what it is:
To average down = to buy more shares of a stock which somebody already holds and which has dropped in price since the earlier purchase . When somebody does so the average price paid for each share goes down.
What does Qtrly Earnings Growth mean on Yahoo Finance stats and on other finance sites? August 31, 2006Posted by deminvest in dictionary for democratic investors, investment, stock faq.
Yahoo Finance is Internet’s main source of information and data on stocks. The most important page that Yahoo Finance has about each stock is the “Key Statistics” page. On this page one of the most important numbers, which I always consider before deciding to buy a stock, is:
Qtrly Earnings Growth (yoy): stands for Quarterly Earnings Growth (year on year). It is a percentage measure of the growth of earnings in the last quarter reported, compared to the earnings of the same quarter of the previous year.
Hugh? Not so simple to understand without an example:
Often in our little discussions we use some symbols related to stocks. YoY (or yoy) means Year on Year. It compares a certain comany perforamance figure between this year and the previous year. Example: (more…)