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Trading Acquisitions Part 1

What Happens to Stock Prices During Acquisitions? Mergers and acquisitions are two important concepts in corporate finance. An acquiring company can either take a majority stake in the target company and let it continue to operate under its previous name or absorb the target company into its existing operations. Since acquiring companies should only choose […]


Trading Stock Repurchases and Buybacks

What is a Stock Repurchase or Buyback? A stock buyback, or stock repurchase, is when a company buys some of its outstanding shares from the open market. When a company buys back its own shares of stock, it reduces the number of outstanding shares in the market. A stock repurchase also increases the overall ownership […]