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How old do you have to be to own stock?
Owner of stock marketAll the world's major stock exchanges including NYSE and NASDAQ are publicly owned companies, just like other large companies you would be familiar with (…e.g. Microsoft, McDonalds). Their shares are traded on their own exchanges and are owned by investors such as mutual funds and individual shareholders.
Because there are many ways to "own" stock, this question can have many answers. For example, if you own a mutual fund in your company's retirement plan, you can be said to be… the "owner" of the stocks that are in the mutual fund. That's in spite of the fact that you probably don't know what they are, and you have no voting control in either the stocks themselves or the mutual fund. The most commonly offered answer to this question uses this broad, and, arguably meaningless definition. The Mutual Fund Industry group - Investment Company Institute - has a lot of data on this subject. Its 2002 study, http://www.ici.org/pdf/rpt_02_equity_owners.pdf showed that 49.5% (or 52.7 million) of US Households owned equities in some way shape or form in 2002. However, only 21 million (less than 20%) owned individual stocks outside an employee sponsored plan. There is an important distinction here. When politicians talk about eliminating the capital gains tax, it is only these 21 million households who will pay lower taxes, because retirement investments are tax deferred while you hold them, and then taxed at regular income tax rates when you take the money out. I haven't found a more up to date study, but than number was actually a little bit lower than it was in 1999 (peak of the Internet boom) so I doubt it's changed much. There are also figures given for those who own equity mutual funds outside of an employee sponsored plan - 28.7 million households - as well as 35.9 million households who represent those who own either individual stocks or mutual funds or both. I'm not comfortable with either of those, as subsequent ICI studies suggest that the majority of the Mutual Fund investing households are holding their funds in IRAs or other tax deferred plans - so they, too, pay regular income tax, at the time of withdrawal, on capital gains and dividends.
yes, Monsanto MTC was merged with Upjohn Pharmacia which eventyally merged with Pfizer PFE. It is very complicated to track it, but I'll try to help.. My dates may be off, in …my work I didn't need the exact dates but I know the range, exact dates are out on the web if you look for them.. my research goes back to 1991 Key Events; -4 for 1 split sometime between 93 - 96 -MTC spins out Solutia in 9/97; New basis 91.45% to MTC, 8.55% to Solutia -4/2000 MTC mergers with Upjohn Phamacia; MTC gets 1 for 1 of Pharmacia -6/02; Pharmacia spins off new Monsanto (MON); new basis 93.9% to Pharm, 6.1% to MON -4/03 Pharmacia mergers with PFE, Pharmacia holder get 1.4 shares for 1 of PFE... hope this helps
Buffet owns Berkshire Hathaway, listed on the stock exchange as BRK. Then Berkshire Hathaway owns the following companies. Coca-Cola Co. Wells Fargo & Company American Exp…ress Company Procter & Gamble Co. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. Johnson & Johnson Moody's Corp. Wesco Financial Corp. US Bancorp Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc. ConocoPhillips Washington Post Co. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. M&T Bank Corp. USG Corp. Union Pacific Corp. Bank of America Corporation Nike Inc. Trane Inc (formerly American Standard - ASD) Dow Jones & Co. Inc. WellPoint Inc. Costco Wholesale Corp. General Electric Co. Unitedhealth Group, Inc. Comcast Class A Spcl CarMax Inc. Iron Mountain Inc. SunTrust Banks Inc. Lowe's Companies Inc. Torchmark Corp. Gannett Co., Inc. Sanofi-Aventis The Home Depot, Inc WABCO Holdings Inc. United Parcel Service, Inc. Norfolk Southern Corp. Ingersoll-Rand Co. Ltd. Comdisco Holding Co. Inc.
you can be any age to own a stock,, but you have to be 18 to buy them,, how sad.
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no they are not I mean look at walmart
taxes come from a national company formed in the U.S.A, mainly to accommodate people with out vehicles wanting to a far destination in a short while.
no one really owns the stock exchanges, but usually the countries government where the particular stock exchange exist will regulate it.
owning a stock means - owning a portion of a company. Every stock holder who holds stocks of a particular company are partly owners of that company. Let us say you own 1 m…illion stocks of a company XYZ which has a total of 10 million stocks in the market, you are a 10% stake holder or 10% owner of the company.
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The government in the US at least does not own the stock market.
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Yes. They own a portion of the company. If a company has 1000 shares totally and you have bought 100 of them, then you are a 10% owner of the company