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Chapter 9

Chapter 9 summary notes

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Management (MGT)
Course Code
MGTA02H3
Professor
Chris Bovaird

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MGTA04 Chapter 9 SECURITIES MARKETS - securities: stocks & bonds (which represent a secured-asset-based claim on the part of investors) that can be bought and sold. - markets in which stocks & bonds are sold = securities market Primary and Secondary Markets for Securities - primary securities markets: the sale and purchase of newly issued stocks & bonds by rms or government - investment banker: any nancial institution engaged in purchasing and reselling new stocks and bonds - advise company on timing & nancial terms on new issue - by underwriting(buying) the new securities, they bear some risk. - create the distribution network that moves the new securities through others. - secondary securities market: the sale and purchase of previously issued stocks and bonds (represent a majority of securities traded) STOCKS - each year, thousands of companies buy and sell stocks. Common Shares - ppl buy a companies common shares in hope that it will rise and maybe gain dividend - market value: the current price of one share of a stock in the secondary securities market; the real value of a share - inuenced by objective factors (prots) and subjective (unveried info. e.g. rumours) - book value: value of a common stock expressed as total ownersequitythe # of shares of stock - used for comparison purposes, if market value>book value = successful - blue-chip stocks: stocks of well established, nancially sound rms - market capitalization: the dollar value (market value) of stocks listed on a stock exchange Preferred Shares - usually issued wa stated value + dividend (usually %). some are callable, less risky - cumulative preferred shares: preferred shares on which dividends not paid in the past must rst be paid up before the rm may pay dividends to common shareholders Stock Exchanges - stock exchange: a voluntary organization of individuals formed to provide an institutional setting where members can buy and sell stock for themselves and th2eir clients in accordance with the exchanges rule - exchange takes place @ the trading oor until 1997 in Canada - broker: an individual licensed to buy and sell securities for customers in the secondary market, in return gets a commission. - there are online, discount and full-service brokers - there are 2 major Canadian stock exchanges; the toronto stock exchange (TSX) and Canadian Venture Exchange (CDNX) - foreign stock exchanges include the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), theAmerican Stock Exchange (AMEX), 1 www.notesolution.com
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