The only difference between a company and your personal accounting is
the amount of money and the number of transactions involved. With your
personal accountancy you can manage to keep track of the money
transactions in your head. In a company you need to put it on paper.
Otherwise you will lose track of the transactions within a week.
The term "person" means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a joint-
stock company, a trust, any unincorporated organization, or a government or political
subdivision thereof. As used in this paragraph the term "trust" shall include only a trust
where the interest or interests of the beneficiary or beneficiaries are evidenced by a
First, we show that the source of FI’s recent excellent performance is
not from its ability to systematically arbitrage mispricing in a noisy market but from
increasing the portfolio’s exposure to stocks with low price-to-book values and with
small capitalizations. We find that FI does not produce a positive alpha when its excess
returns are explained by the Fama-French three-factor model of CAPM beta, the value
premium and the size premium.
By far the most common exemption relied upon to avoid registration under the Securities Act is
the private placement exemption. Under Section 4(2) of the Securities Act, the obligation to
register the offer and sale of securities does not apply to transactions by an issuer not involving a
public offering. This simple concept—the private placement—has mushroomed into an entire
body of law unto itself. Case after case has made its way through courts as a result of uncertainty
with respect to what is meant by “not involving a public offering.
The Advisers Act defines an “investment adviser” as any person who, for compensation, engages
in the business of advising others as to the value of securities or as to the advisability of investing
in, purchasing, or selling securities or who, for compensation and as part of a regular business,
issues or promulgates analyses or reports concerning securities. The Advisers Act covers
investment advisers with assets of $25 million or more under management. Investment advisers
with less than $25 million under management are to be regulated by the states.
The goal of this study is to evaluate the attractiveness of the stock market
to foreign investment, the obstacles which hinder it from doing so, and the
steps that need to be taken to increase these investments. We hope that the
study’s recommendations will contribute to the development of policies
that enhance the role of the stock market in Palestine and increase its
capacity to attract foreign investment, which will have a significant impact
on the Palestinian development process. ...
Usually you want to compare the performance of different issues and the broad market in terms of % change
from open. This way you won’t get caught in the trap of thinking that stocks that have gapped up are stronger
than they actually are. In a nutshell, look for issues that are outperforming the broad market by a good margin
for longs and ones that are lagging the market for shorts. If the S&P is up 0.75% from the open and a stock
you are interested in daytrading long has opened flat and is now up 0.25%...