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The stock market is very volatile, but certain tell-tale signs may help keep you from losing a big investment.

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Company stock prices and the stock market in general can be affected by world events such as war and civil unrest, natural disasters and terrorism. These influences can be direct and indirect, and ...

Domain: Government; Category: Government & politics

The actions of a central bank, currency board or other regulatory committee that determine the size and rate of growth of the money supply, which in turn affects interest rates. Monetary policy is ...

Domain: Government; Category: Mechanisms

Developments that can occur within companies will affect the price of its stock, including mergers and acquisitions, earnings reports, the suspension of dividends, the development or approval of a ...

Domain: Business administration; Category: Business management

One of the most common factors to influence the stock-market is the ever-changing interest rates imposed by the U.S. Federal Reserve. While it is strictly aimed at combating inflation, it does shift ...

Domain: Financial services; Category: Stocks & securities

Stocks and the stock market also can be affected by hype about a company or the release of new products or services. Many people and organizations have an interest in promoting particular stocks and ...

Domain: Financial services; Category: Stocks & securities

Government spending policies that influence macroeconomic conditions. Through fiscal policy, regulators attempt to improve unemployment rates, control inflation, stabilize business cycles and ...

Domain: Government; Category: Mechanisms

Foreign currency rates have a direct impact on the price and value of stocks in foreign countries, and changes in exchange rates will increase or decrease the cost of doing business in a country, ...

Domain: Financial services; Category: Currency exchange

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