CATEGORY: BEGINNERS GUIDE

How To Cut Your Losses in a Bearish Market

The equities market has been in doldrums since FY 2014, the NSE All Share Index (ASI) has lost 50%...



Key Differences Between An Angel Investor And A Venture Capitalist

A Venture Capitalist (VC) is a professional money manager who gets paid to invest the funds of others, typically...



How to Know If It’s A Ponzi Scheme

If it is too good to be true then it really isn't...



The Term Capital Structure

Capital structure is the mix of the long-term sources of funds used by a firm. It is made up...


Nigerian start-ups can learn from this American start-up that raised $9million using 9 slides

Nigerian start-ups can learn from this American start-up that raised $9million using 9...


The Term ‘Counter-party’

A counter-party is described as an entity or other party that participates in a financial transaction. In the financial...


A Theory Of Share Allocation For Startups

A theory on how to determine who gets what in a startup is...


What the Terms Capital Gains and Investment Income Mean

The terms Capital Gains and Investment Income are explained via clear and easy to understand...



Who is a Custodian?

When you think of a custodian in layman’s terms, you think of someone who has responsibility for taking care...


What is a Coupon Rate?

Bonds are issued by governments and companies to raise money to finance their operations or for capital projects. When...


What is Credit Rating?

A credit rating is an evaluation of the credit risk of a prospective debtor (an individual, a business, company...


What is a Conglomerate?

A conglomerate is a large corporation that has a controlling interest in several smaller...


Who is a Market Maker and how they influence stock prices. 

The term Market Making is the act of entering bid and offer prices in the automated trading system for...


Conditions For Nigerian Pension Funds (PFA) To Invest In Shares

The Pension Reform Act of 2014 allows Pension Fund Administrators (PFA’s) to invest funds in companies listed in the...


Bellwether Stocks In Nigeria And What It Means

Bellwether stocks are key stocks that serve as a gauge of general market performance or general economic performance. Investors...


How To Know When Nigeria’s Economy Is In A Recession

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of an economy is the value of goods and services produced in an economy...


Difference Between Trade & Settlement Dates

What The Terms T+1, T+2, T+3 Mean & Difference Between Trade and Settlement Date   In the financial world,...