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Hrishikesh Menon
By Hrishikesh Menon. Edited by Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview Short selling a stock is the opposite of buying a stock. It is when you borrow shares of a certain stock from a broker with the prediction that the stock will go down. Once it is down, you are expected to buy back those shares at a...
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By Hrishikesh Menon. Edited by Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview Market capitalization, or market cap for short, is the total dollar amount of a company’s outstanding shares. There are 3 main types of market cap (large, mid, and small). What is Market Cap? Market cap is the market value of the company’s equity and it’s calculated by...
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By Hrishikesh Menon. Edited by Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview The dot-com bubble of 2000 was a financial crisis led by the crash of internet company stocks. It was a bubble created by pure speculation of venture capitalists and investors in internet companies. Pre-bubble During 1998-2000, the period before the bubble burst, internet companies were on the...
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