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What is a stock market crash? Understanding its causes and consequences can help investors prepare for a sudden, severe drop in share prices

Summary List PlacementThe stock market is constantly moving, prices of individual equities rising and falling throughout the trading day. Whenever the majority of them — or a representative group of them, called a stock market index — takes an especially large dive, a panicked cry often arises: "The stock market has crashed!"Stock... go to Article >

Investors explain how Okta's $6.5 billion acquisition of Auth0 turned Bessemer's $95 million investment into a $1.3 billion stake

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementFormer Bessemer investor Sunil Nagaraj was in the middle of making a presentation when he started receiving a flood of messages.  "I finished my presentation, glanced at my email, and I saw a bunch of congrats emails. My... read more

Credit Suisse says to buy these 16 'highest-conviction' stock picks that are set to outperform despite the market's contrarian view

28 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementBy now, talks of a brewing bubble and the increasing likelihood of a pending correction are prevalent in the post-GameStop mania market environment.  To prepare for a potential near-term pullback, it is all the more... read more

Ryan Cohen made millions when Chewy got acquired. Now the millennial entrepreneur has a plan to turn around GameStop. (GME, CHWY)

23 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementRyan Cohen is invested in three things that we know of: Apple, Wells Fargo, and GameStop.  The entrepreneur and investor can attribute much of his wealth to the success of Chewy, which he cofounded and sold for $3.35... read more

4 things financial planners wish they could tell everyone who's investing with Robinhood for the first time

19 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementIf there's one thing the internet does well, it's set trends. And investing with Robinhood is the latest craze. If you've been mulling over the idea of signing up for a Robinhood account, it's important to do your... read more

What is a stock market crash? Understanding its causes and consequences can help investors prepare for a sudden, severe drop in share prices

44 Days ago Finance Source: Feedproxy.google.com

A stock market crash is a sudden or severe drop in overall share prices, usually within a day. They can be due to economic crises or investor panic. read more

Book value vs. market value: Knowing the difference between these two measures can help investors pick stocks

38 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementAmong the many measures that investors can evaluate companies, two tools are especially popular: book value and market value.   Aside from the word "value" in their names, though, the pair have little in common. One is an... read more

Behavioral finance is a science that analyzes why investors often make misguided choices

32 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementWhy do even experienced investors buy too late — and then sell too soon?   Why do companies with stock symbols that come earlier in the alphabet have a small but measurable advantage over those that come later?  Why do... read more

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is one of the most-watched stock index in the world — here's how it works and why it's so influential

83 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementWhen people talk about "the Dow," "the Dow Jones," or "the Dow 30," they're referring to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). And to understand the Dow, you must understand it's actually two things: a stock market... read more

What is inflation? Here's why the cost of goods rises and what it means for your investments and savings

60 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementDoes it feel like a dollar buys less than it used to? You're not imagining things. "It's inflation," people sigh.  You probably have a rough idea of what inflation means. The cost of things is going up.  But what is... read more

A hedge fund chief who oversees $2 billion breaks down why we’re in for a 61% stock-market crash over the next 18-24 months — and shares 3 types of...

79 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementWhen the stock market's downfall arrives, it won't come all at once, Mark Yusko says. "It won't be fast. It won't be overnight," the Morgan Creek hedge fund manager told Business Insider in a December 17 interview. "This... read more