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Cheap Oil-Who are the winners and Losers?

  Crude oil prices have tumbled   more than 70 per cent since mid 2014.Currently crude oil prices are below the  $30 a barrel level.This price was unimaginable 18-20 months ago, when it was at $110 barrel.Market analysts are expecting it to hover around $20-25 per barrel in next few months,especially after the induction of Iranian oil in the international market.Low oil prices …

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Weekly Review : Karachi stock exchange -100 index lost 52 points amid volatile week

Pakistan Stock Market saw an another volatile week as Karachi stock exchange -100 index lost 52 points during the week.The stock market was mainly influenced by the turmoil in the international stock markets.The news of the FIA investigations also negatively affected the stock market.The index showed some recovery at the end of the week after an increase in the international …

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MetaStock Technical Analysis Software

MetaStock is a very popular and effective technical analysis software.This software was designed and created by Steve Achelis in the mid 80’s. It was designed to help investors to analyze the market through observing the momentum and monetary indicators.The initial version of  MetaStock was released by the Computer asset management in the year 1986.The initial version of MetaStock  was developed after passing through …

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Weekly Review : Another Black Week and Karachi stock exchange-100 index

Pakistan stock market saw another negative week as the Karachi stock exchange-100 index dropped by 1533 points during the week.The negative outlook of the international stock markets and slump in the international oil prices were the two main reasons for this negativity at the market.     The Karachistock exchange -100 index started the week at 32534 points and ended …

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Weekly Report : Global stock markets affect the Karachi stock exchange 100-index

Pakistan stock exchange previously known as Karachi stock exchange saw a negative week as the Karachi stock exchange -100 index lost 694 points during the week.The low oil prices in the international market and bad performance of the Chinese stock market have caused domestic market to fall sharply during the week .     The trading behavior of the domestic …

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Top 5 reasons stocks are better investment options than bonds

Shares are issued by the large and small companies to finance their operations.It is one of the effective way of raising finance.Companies have to pay quarterly and yearly dividends to the shareholders for using their finance .Bonds are issued by the companies to raise finance for their operations.They are just like loans issued by the banks to the individuals or …

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Portfolio Management and Diversification of Investments

In the simplest terms, portfolio is a basket of varied financial assets. Stock trading is performed through financial assets at stock markets of a country. Perhaps, the most crucial task is the construction of a portfolio basket. It is because of this reason that portfolio management, the art and science of deciding on the right mix of financial assets, emerged …

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Weekly report : Dull week as Karachi stock exchange 100-index fell by 277 points

Karachi stock market showed a bearish trend as Karachi stock exchange -100 index fell by 277 points during the week. Most of local investors took a backseat due to shortened trading week and negative market sentiment at the stock market.     The Karachi stock exchange -100 index started the week at 32777 points and ended the week at the …

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Charles Robert Schwab

Mr. Charles Robert Schwab is a well known Businessman and an American investor. He is also the founder of Charles Schwab Corporation. Charles was born on 29th July 1937 in Sacramento California. He completed his high school education from the Santa Barbara High School. Charles was very active in sports and he was the captain of his golf team. He …

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Weekly Report : Karachi stock exchange -100 index fell by 271 points amid falling oil prices

Karachi stock market saw another negative week as Karachi stock exchange -100 index fell by 271 points during the week.The hike in federal reserve interest rates and fall in the international oil prices were the two most important trendsinfluencing the stock market. The federal reserve increased the interest rates by 25 basis points to 0.5%. Federal reserve was planning to …

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Weekly Report : Karachi stock exchange -100 index stages a recovery

Karachi stock market showed some signs of recovery as Karachi stock exchange -100 index rose by 341 points during the week.The market started the week with a positive trend and continued this trend in most trading sessions. The index also crossed the psychological barrier of 33000 points during the week.     Strong and positive macroeconomic indicators were the main …

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