What is a Share or Stock?

Share, Stock or equity all represent a part ownership in a company. To completely understand what a share is we have to answer two more basic questions : What is a company? Why do they need to issue shares? Kindly go through it and come back. It all started way back in 1602 when Dutch East India Company was about

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Why do companies issue shares?

Starting a business requires a lot of money. Especially if your company makes expensive products like cars. There is a limitation to which an individual can provide money for a company. One crore, two crores, ten crores etc. But beyond that one has to borrow money from friends, family, bank etc. and even they have limitations to which they can

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What is a company?

When a group of people gets together to do any business (A business means providing people with goods or service and generating profits in return) then that group of people along with the business is called a company. There are companies all around us. We live among them, we use their products daily. When you wake up in the morning and

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