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Richard Surber

Stock Investment Guide

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How does the stock market work? This is a question that most novice investors ask their financial advisors. If you want to know the answer to this question then you should first learn what the stock market is. The stock market, simply put, is a market where companies and entities can finance their operation by offering shares of company stocks, bonds and derivatives to the public. Currently there is a huge worldwide investment market valued at over $350 trillion U.S. This market is made up of about $300 trillion in derivatives, $45 trillion in bonds and $22.5 trillion in worldwide…

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Stock Market Timeline

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The history of the stock market begins back in the 11th century in Cairo, Egypt. It is believed that during this period of time Jewish and Islamic merchants established a trade association that incorporated most of what we consider modern day credit and payment methods. By the 12th century agricultural debts were managed and regulated by French courratier de change. The courratier de change could technically be considered the first “stock brokers” because they not only managed debt and payments, but they also traded in debt products. Another century passed and the development of the modern stock market continued. At…

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B2B Business Investments

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A b2b business is basically a buying and selling relationship between businesses. If this is the type of business that you are interested in setting up then there are several different ways that you can finance your b2b business investment. If you don’t have any assets to offer as collateral for your b2b financer then you can utilize venture capital. If you have some assets then you may want to consider utilizing subsidized business loans such as the SBA small business loan. If you have assets to use as collateral for financing your b2b venture then you can utilize these…

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Best Stock Investments

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Investing is a complicated process that involves both skill and luck. Picking the best stock investments is difficult to do even if you have years of experience and training. However, if you educate yourself on your investing options as well as seek out professional advice you can take calculated risks that will hopefully pay off. The first step in selecting the best stock investments for you is to learn what your options are. Your first option is to invest in the stock market. You can research and buy stocks online or your can trade stocks via a stock broker. Your…

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Preventing Securities Fraud

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Investment fraud is not limited to stock frauds and securities fraud. Instead it spans a wide spectrum of scams that include invention scams and rare item investment scams. The scope of investment scams has reached epic proportions with millions of dollars being fraudulently stolen from consumers each year. If you want to protect yourself from investment frauds and scams that you need to learn how to identify the warning signs of a potential scam. The first warning sign is that the offer sounds too good to be true. The second warning sign is that the seller of the offer is…

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Securities and Exchange Commission

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The Securities and Exchange Commission, also referred to as the SEC, was created back in 1934 by section 4 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. It was created to regulate the securities industry, protect investors from fraud, as well as to enforce federal securities laws. Some of the federal securities laws that are enforced by the SEC include: the Securities Act of 1933, the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. The Securities and Exchange Commission requires public companies in the United States…

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