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E-Z Guide to Stock Option Basics

What do you know about options trading? If your answer is “not too much,” don’t worry. You’re not alone. While many people know something about the concept behind trading stocks, options trading is a different matter altogether. 2,494 more words

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Betting Against CSX?

CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX) is a relatively easy business to understand. Ever play Monopoly and buy up all the railroads? CSX is in the business of transporting goods via train on its vast network of track in the eastern United States. 957 more words


Stock appreciation rights: an alternative to stock options

A company that is able to make distributions to founders might not want to also make these distributions to employees, which would be required if employees ultimately become stockholders via a stock option plan. 547 more words


The Complete Guide to Understanding Equity Compensation at Tech Companies

I’ve hired hundreds of tech employees, and recently started Comparably to make workplace compensation and culture more transparent. Most private tech companies offer equity as part of team members’ compensation package, but employees rarely understand the value and most important aspects of this arrangement. 2,056 more words


All Options are on the Table

All options are on the table! WOOOT!!!! But what do I mean by that? As those of you who’ve been following my adventures in the stock market know, I’m currently very cautious when it comes to the market overall. 976 more words


Warren Buffett and Dow Chemical (DOW)

Today’s Wall Street Journal contains a front page article that will be widely viewed on Wall Street, I think, as a bit of comic relief. 300 more words

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This Ex-Tech CEO Is Returning to America to Plead Guilty in Stock Options Scandal

The former Comverse Technology chief executive officer who authorities say fled to Africa a decade ago to avoid prosecution in a stock options scandal will return to the United States and plead guilty to a criminal charge, his lawyer said on Monday. 146 more words