Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Trading Basics

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

This is where shareholders meet each year to vote on the various decisions a company needs to make.

Other Trading Basics

Bear Raid

When bears team up to push the price of a security down, normally by short selling and/or rumours.

This is illegal.

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Bid

Traders can go short at the bid price.

The terminology is from the broker point of view, they are bidding to buy from you.

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Commercial Paper

How big companies finance short-term cash flow.

Like bonds but without the coupon, instead, the APR is determined by the discount the agreements are entered into and the length of time to repayment.

For example, a blue chip company might borrow $9.95m dollars today and repay $10m in a month’s time.

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