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5 post retirement ideas you should share with your parents

It’s about that time when your folks have to readjust to a new phase in life- retirement. After several...


INVESTING TIPS – When to Buy or Sell Stocks

Nairametrics| Whilst there is no sure way to determining when to buy and sell stocks several ideas and methodologies...


What You Need To Know About The New FGN Savings Bond

Nairametrics| The Debt Management Office of Nigeria launched a new retail investment program called the FGN Savings Bonds. In...



Sucessful Entrepreneurs Say These 9 Tips Are Critical To Starting A Great Business

Nairametrics| Starting a small business in this recession may seem suicidal but like a popular American President once said,...




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...



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,...


This is the meaning of an FGN Bond

A bond is a fixed income debt instrument issued by the government (federal or state government) or corporate institutions...


[INVESTING 101] Meaning of a Commercial Paper

A Commercial Paper (CP) is basically an instrument that a company issues to the public when it wants to...


What is dividend yield?

Dividend Yield Dividend yield is the dividend per share of a company divided by the market price per share....


What is dividend per share?

Dividend per Share The dividend per share of a company basically refers to the total dividend the company pays...


What is Net Assets Per Share

Net Assets per Share This Net Asset Per Share also known as Book value per share is calculated by dividing...


What is Price Earnings Ratio?

Price Earnings Ratio The Price Earnings Ratio (P.E ratio) represents the price of a share relative to its earnings...