Acquisition

Trading Basics

Acquisition

When the majority of shares changes hands in a company.

This is typically when one company buys another.

Other Trading Basics

Bid-Ask Spread

The difference between the price the trader and buy at and the price they can sell at.

Also bid-offer spread. The wider the spread, the more the trader pays, reactively.

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CAC40

Cotation Assistée en Continu.

The short name for the headline french index which includes 40 companies.

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Bottom Up Analysis

A form of fundamental analysis which starts with analysis of the individual parts.

Bottom up analysis of an index would involve the analysis of each company in that index.

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