Neuroscience

Brain activity foreshadows changes in stock prices

Forecasting changes in stock prices may be possible with the help of brain activity in regions associated with how people feel before making investment choices. Scientists could accurately forecast market price changes based ...

Vaccination

Vaccine innovation sparks hope, questions

Reports that one of the vaccines for COVID-19 has shown highly promising results are a ray of hope for a world in the shadow of surging virus cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Knowing the model you can trust: The key to better decision-making

As much of Europe is engulfed by a second wave of COVID-19, and track and trace struggles to meet demand, modeling support tools are being increasingly used by policymakers to make key decisions. Most notably, models have ...

Vaccination

US funding sees Covid-19 antibody trial enter next phase

UK pharmaceuticals group AstraZeneca said on Monday it will advance trials of a Covid-19 treatment to a crucial third stage, after the United States invested $486 million (411 million euros) in its development.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Wake-up' call in Europe as virus surges back

The World Health Organization on Thursday warned of "alarming rates of transmission" of Covid-19 across Europe and cautioned against shortening quarantine periods as countries in the region scrambled to find ways to reduce ...

Vaccination

Rich nations snap up vaccine stocks in global race for jab

Rich nations representing a fraction of the global population have already bought up over half the promised Covid-19 vaccine stocks, a study showed, as US President Donald Trump pledged to begin inoculating Americans within ...

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Stock

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.[1]

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.[2]

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