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GOTC: What Determines Stock Prices?

So you’re monitoring stock prices on TrakInvest, seeing your pinned stocks go up or go down, looking at price charts over time, and tracking the performance of the stocks in your virtual portfolio. But what forces determine these prices? The Motley Fool has a great video to explain exactly that....

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Analyzing Analyses

The first time you see the heartbeat line of your latest investment begin to drop, worry sets in. Recent bearish trends in the Nifty have also seen traders begin to consider the options at hand. As a new trader and without the intuitive prowess of the likes of Warren Buffet,...

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Microsoft’s Mitosis – an introduction to stock splitting

Recently, Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) stock has been the highest since 2009. Naturally I began reading up on the company’s history, share price etc. Something I came across which I thought might interest our members – particularly those trying their hand at trading for the first time – was Microsoft’s stock...

Trakinvest blog: Alibaba

How’s Alibaba going to fill it’s own shopping cart?

After taking top spot with the largest IPO in history (a neat US$25 billion), Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) has begun flexing it muscles through a series of acquisitions over the past 12 months. Last week the tech giant purchased 4.8 million Class A shares in Zulily (NASDAQ: ZU), bringing its total...