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Terminology

What is a Shelf Registration?

  As the U.S. sank into an economic downturn that was triggered by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, many public companies scrapped their buyback programs and reduced or scrapped dividend payments. For some companies, raising additional capital via venture capitalists or initial public offerings (IPO) also became necessary. But initial and secondary public offerings are […]

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Private Equity Definition: Day Trading Terminology

Private equity refers to a range of financial firms that restructure companies privately before selling them. While private equity firms may or may not buy and sell public companies, the companies are private entities during the restructuring process. Private Equity, Buyouts and Leverage Private equity firms have developed a somewhat notorious reputation for buying vulnerable […]

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