Nothing better than waking up to a positive earnings surprise and big profits. Nothing worse than waking up to an earnings miss and heavy losses in your portfolio. 392 more words
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Researchers from Arizona State University, Rutgers, and Columbia Business School have found that companies issue more stock options to employees when they’re falsifying financial statements. Because stock prices often tumble when a company is accused of deceiving investors, spreading options around gives employees an incentive to keep quiet. 290 more words
Two strategies stand out to profit in a bear market: short selling stocks and buying put options.
Both are ways to profit when the market is weak, but that’s where many similarities end. 603 more words
Just like individuals can use derivatives to hedge the bets, companies do the same thing. Their approach is a little more sophisticated, but a lot of the principles remain the same. 531 more words
BOSTON — Donald Trump once described Jamie Dimon as “the worst banker in the United States,” but the president-elect has helped make the boss of JPMorgan Chase & Co US$50 million richer. 878 more words