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What makes stock prices go up and down?
Its all about supply and demand. The more people who wants to buy the stock, the more the price increases. On the other hand when less people want to buy the stock, the price decreases.
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Typically the company doing the acquiring goes down while the company being acquired goes up in an acquisition. This is not always the case but historically a large majo…rity of the time this is what happens.
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Stock prices go up and down based on the changes in investors' demand for a given corporation's stock. That demand is determined by investors' and potential investors' expecta…tions regarding the company's future profits. If potential investors expect that a corporation will make high enough profits in the future, and they want to share in those profits and are willing to pay the current market price for the stock, they will buy stock in the company. But since there are only a fixed number of shares available for sale at any given time, as more and more new investors want to acquire stock in the same company, its price will be bid up until it gets so expensive that the expected future return no longer justifies the investment required to acquire the stock. Similarly, if stockholders get information that leads them to expect that the corporation might not do as well as they originally thought (or it looks as if having stock in another company will yield a better return for them), they will try to sell their shares at the market price. But since new investors will not be willing to pay high prices for stock when there is a big risk that the company might perform poorly, and a lot of current stockholders are trying to sell their shares at the same time, the demand for the stock on the part of new investors will be low, and its price will go down.
Because Brokers are still able to place trades after business has ended in readiness for the next session. Some trades will be sell and some trades will be buy and the trade w…ill occur when the market re-opens, hence the opening price differs to the closing price from the day before. I believe that an algorithm is used in the fifteen minutes before opening to calculate the price.
The main reason that prices are going up is because we import lots of things from places like China and the value of our currency is gradually reducing relative to the Chinese… currency. This is because we (and other Western countries) arent selling enough to the rest of the world to pay for what we import - instead we are both borrowing and printing money. Also, there is a world shortage of food because the population is increasing and various problems around the world (e.g. wars and environmental effects) have reduced production. Salaries are going down largely because Western countries are not sufficiently competitive in the global market. e.g. if you want somebody to write a computer program 20 years ago you would have needed to pay them a good salary, now you can go on to a website and get somebody from a poor country to do it for practically nothing. There are many few barriers to international competition so people generally dont get paid more than the global market dictates any longer.
It depends on the ratio of buying to selling in stocks. If more people are buying than selling most of the stocks in any index, then the index goes up. If more are being sold …than bought, then the index goes down
Gold stocks are down, but now would be a great time to buy because the stocks are so cheap
Stock prices like many other things related to the economy are based on supply and demand. As more buyers enter the market they begin exhausting the number of shares for… sale. As the sellers willing to sell at lower prices are bought out the price begins to move higher looking for an equalibrium. The price will continue to move up until it has reached a price that buyers are unwilling to pay. At this point stocks may begin to move down. This occures when there are more shares for sale than buyers are willing to purchase. Sellers will lower their price in hopes to find a buyer. There are many factors that might lead to increased buyers or sellers of a particular security. Some of these include, news related to a stock, earnings reports, large purchases or sales of a stock by a particular investor or fund, news effecting entire markets, mergers or aquisitions, and a variety of other factors.
In share market generally prices go up when there is some good news related to any company and if there is any bad news price's will come down. And it also varies some time …b'coz of MNC's bulk purchase of share an bulk sell of shares.
It changes every day, but right now, its down, by ALOT, when the recession ends the stock market is estimated to go up, so save those stocks, unless you need the extra money f…rom selling them now. You will probably get more money if you save them though.
Yes, the stock market did go down just a little bit. Compared to other days, today is nothing to be concerned about. We are not quite at the levels that you should panic.
The stock could go back up as long as the company is still in business, or is sold or bought by a another business or corporation, otherwise no.
Change in temperature is what cause the mercury to expand up (hotter) or shrink down (colder).
In Stock Market
No one knows the answer to this question. We can guess, but what happens in the future can not be foretold. If people could do this everyone would be wealthy.
In Stock Market
Stock prices rise when most people want to buy stocks rather thanselling it. In reverse, when people are more interested in sellingproducts rather than buying it, the stock pr…ice moves down.
On or near the Earth, the gravitational force between you and the Earth attracts you toward the center of the Earth. That direction is different at different places on Ear…th, but it's called "down" no matter where you are.
We will find out on Monday. Although markets exhibit trends based on seasonality, day to day market fluctuations are based on such a wide variety of factors, it is impossible …to predict with any certainty whether any particular day will be up or down.