102-29 Stock Prices

If you are new to the world of the Stock Market, one of the first things you have to learn is how to read a stock’s price.  This might seem really simple and rudimentary, right? Wrong!

There is a lot to a stock’s price, and when I think back all those years to when I began to learn about the stock market, reading a stock price really took some thinking about. For example, what is the bid price?  What is the difference between the bid and the asking price?  What does “Last Price” mean?  All these questions and more will be answered in this article.

Share/Stock Prices – 20 Things You Don’t Know (Probably)


A stock split is a way for a company to manipulate the stock price to target it optimally for investors to purchase.  A reverse stock split can be a sign of a contracting business; however, a stock split is a sign of a growing business that wishes to keep it’s stock price within the boundaries for an ordinary investor to purchase.




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