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In the investment world, a share of stock (also referred to as equity share) represents a share of ownership in a corporation (company).
In the plural, stocks is often used as a synonym for shares especially in the United States, but it is less commonly used that way outside of North America.
In the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Australia, stock can also refer to completely different financial instruments such as government bonds or, less commonly, to all kinds of marketable securities.
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Suppose you had $1,000 to invest in the stock market. How would you decide to pick one stock over another? Scientists have made great progress in understanding the neuroscience behind how people choose between ...
Neuroscience Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A substantially high number of patients undergoing spinal fusion have a vitamin D deficiency or inadequacy, according to a study published in the March 15 issue of Spine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP)—Shares of respiratory drug maker KaloBios Pharmaceuticals are inching higher on the first day of trading.
Other Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pfizer Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit more than quadrupled, despite competition from generic drugs hurting sales of Lipitor and other medicines, because of a $4.8 billion gain from selling its nutrition business. ...
Other Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Swiss pharmaceutical group Roche said Tuesday the US Federal Trade Commission had requested additional information on its hostile $5.7-billion (4.2 billion euros) bid for US gene mapper Illumina.
Other Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
India's largest biotechnology firm, Biocon, and US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said Tuesday they would scrap a joint plan to sell insulin products, sending Biocon's shares plunging.
Medications Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Swiss pharmaceutical group Roche said Monday it is sticking by its hostile $5.7-billion (4.2 billion euros) bid for US gene mapper Illumina and is extending it for a month.
Medications Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A private firm in Britain was given the green light Thursday to take over the management of a debt-ridden state hospital, in the country's first such deal.
Health Nov 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Prior knowledge of phase III clinical trials of new drugs and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory decisions may affect the price of a drug company's stock according to a study published September 26 in the Journal of ...
Other Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0