While the company’s decision to choose between paying dividends and making a share repurchase/buyback depends on a number of factors, we will discuss the fundamental differences between these two from the investor’s perspective. Basic Definitions Dividends are the distributions to shareholders from the company’s earnings, usually paid at regular intervals, e.g. monthly, quarterly, or
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Though ETFs (Exchange-Traded Funds) and CEFs (Closed-End Funds) are very similar, there are a number of subtle differences that have to be taken into account when making investment decisions. We will discuss five kay aspects that differentiate these two.
Stock markets are affected by a number of macro factors, such as interest rates, inflation, economic outlook, changes in policies, wars, and also by politics. Politicians and the decisions they make can directly or indirectly influence business and consequently the stock prices.