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+ - SPAM: Corliss Group Online Financial Mag Share features explained

Submitted by eroshawkins
eroshawkins (3388417) writes "The phenomenon of share prices moving up or down is a dynamic process worth looking into and understanding in order to appreciate what is happening and how it affects one’s investment. The website attributes the movements to “supply and demand” – the ubiquitous main players in the whole economic or business world.

And so, a share price goes up when certain conditions are present. Let us discuss them one by one. “When a firm is making big profits”, the demand for it goes up and the price follows suit. Obviously, people would want to become part owner of a company that is making it big. But who decides the price should go up? The company or the market? The website does not explain further. Perhaps, it is a secret or an unnecessary information for the investor. Really? We all have the right to know.

The second reason is that “many people want to buy the shares to get the rewards of the profits.” This is not so obvious a reason as the first. It seems similar or the very same first reason above. This probably applies to companies that are already highly valued.

Third, “few people want to sell the shares.” Again, this is merely the reverse of the second and which could be a result of the first reason. We seem to be going around in circles here. So far, we only have one viable reason for prices to go up.

Last reason provided is “only a few shares are available to buy.” Now, that looks like a different reason. But then again, it an indirect result of the first reason.

Looking at the other side of the picture merely presents a mirror image of what we just went through above. In short, supply and demand, even for shares, totally depends on the profitability of companies. Nothing more.

One wonders if this simple survey of the stock market is overly simplistic or is it that we can look at the whole process as a simple one and that somewhere the complexity is an artificial characteristic that is manufactured to confuse or deceive people? And the plot thickens."

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+ - Tokyo sijoittajien keskittyä Yhdysvaltain velkahuolien vuoksi by Corliss On

Submitted by eroshawkins
eroshawkins (3388417) writes "http://berthegrian.weebly.com/#/20131008/tokyo-sijoittajien-keskittya-yhdysvaltain-vel-3270304/

Tokyo investors to focus on US debt woes this week

Tokyo sijoittajat oleskelu keskittyi Yhdysvaltain hallituksen shutdown tällä viikolla pelot kasvaessa voisi johtaa tuhoisa velka default ja maailmantalouden valtava iskua. Nikkei's 0.94 prosenttia luistaa perjantai kuukauden alhainen päättyi viikossa, että näin menettää 4,98 prosenttia eli 735.76 pistettä, 14,024.31, niin juuttuneena Washington vertailuindeksi hallitsi otsikoita. Laajempi Topix indeksi ensimmäisen osan osakkeista laski 4.41 prosenttia eli 53.70 pistettä, viikolla 1,163.82. "Pelaajat pitää silmällä Yhdysvaltain talousarvion pattitilanne ensi viikolla," sanoi Kenzaburo Suwa, strategi Okasan Securities. "Mutta näemme pikainen loppu umpikujaan (presidentti Barack) Obama näyttää vakavia peruuttamalla keskeinen konferensseja ulkomailla" Suwa lisätty.

Obama lakkautettu aikoo osallistua Aasian Tyynenmeren taloudellisen yhteistyön (APEC) huippukokousta Balissa ja sekä East Asia Summitin Brunei tällä viikolla syyttää poliittisia halvaantuminen Washington peruutuksen. Vaikka shutdown on vauhdittanut hermostuneisuus sijoittajien keskuudessa, analyytikot ovat yleensä huolissaan yhä syvemmälle tammikuu määräaika nostaa Yhdysvaltain velka kattoon. Kansainvälisen valuuttarahaston toimitusjohtaja Christine Lagarde varoitti torstaina Yhdysvaltain epäonnistuminen nostaa luoton raja voisi aiheuttaa tuhoa globaalissa taloudessa, kun valtiovarainministeriö sanoi oletusarvoisesti voi olla "katastrofaalinen" vaikutus. Wall Street Dow päättyi 0,90 prosenttia vähemmän viime viikolla. "Yhdysvaltain hallitus shutdown viihtyisyydelle tuntuvat jo nyt," SMBC Nikko arvopapereiden pääjohtaja osakkeisiin Hiroichi Nishi kertoi Dow Jones Newswires.

Lue lisää:
http://www.topix.com/forum/world/germany/T28A3DO1HUBA3DR7Q
http://online.wsj.com/community/groups/corliss-group---law-1929/topics/corliss-online-financial-mag-tokyo"

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