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Index Tracker Fund

Index tracker fund (also known as index funds, tracker funds, and index trackers) is defined as a collection of securities that resemble the composition of an index. The most special feature of index tracker fund is that it buys all or part of the components in an index to build portfolio and adjust its ingredients while shares are deleted or added into the index. Thus its aims at replicating the movement of an index and obtain the profit at average market level.

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The‘Blue Chips’

A ‘Blue Chip’ represents stock with good reliability and profitability. And their impacts on the stock market are far bigger than other shares of smaller companies. So the details of blue chips are worth our study.

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Quoted Shares and Stock Exchange

Quoted shares are shares that have been quoted on a recognised stock exchange. And the stock exchange is a service provider for traders and brokers when they are dealing with stocks, futures, options, bonds, and other securities.

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What Are Shares?

Shares, just like the name, signifies the ownership of a business. A business needs money to start. In order to raise enough money to start a business, the initiator calls up a meeting among the people who want to take part in the business. They put their money together as their contributions to the business. And then they will get the receipts that show their investment makes them, the investors, part-owners of the company.

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Is Green GDP an Utopia in China?

The green gross domestic  product is an index of economic growth that factors in environmental consequences. Green GDP has gained in popularity for the past 20 years around since Rio Earth Summit in 1992. It differs from the traditional GDP index in that it takes in the factors which reflects the extending environmental effects of economic growth.

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World economic crash – The visible upshot of global debt

The world economic system refers to the world’s nations, their individual financial systems, and the associations that connect them in an international marketplace. However, the total collapse of the American housing market [2007] and the global economic disruption that trailed in 2008 brought the phrase “economic meltdown” into focus. For people crushed under a heavy load of credit card debt, a debt settlement program provides them with a sigh of relief. Times are tough and it’s now an accepted fact that a majority of the people are handling some sort of debt or the other. Whether it’s US or Europe, people are finding it difficult to make ends meet, despite working hard.

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What is a Progressive Tax?

The progressive tax system is widely used around the world. It is based on the idea that the more taxable income or profit an individual makes the higher the rate of tax they should pay. The way this system should work is that those who earn the least amount of money should have to pay the least amount of tax – they will pay a lower percentage of tax on their income than the high earners. It is viewed as fair system by many but there are also critics who believe that taxing the rich too much stifles the economy. Read the rest of this entry »

What Is Government Accounting?

Public sector entities in the United States require their own system for accounting. These will be used in all state, federal, and local agencies. Government accounting has its own principles and guidelines. These are provided by the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) or the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Federal agencies will rely on the guidelines provided by the FASAB while other public agencies will use GASB guidelines.

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