The second highest rating of speculative grade Moody's Long-term Corporate Obligation Rating. Obligations rated Ba2 are judged to have speculative elements and are subject to substantial credit risk. Rating one notch higher is Ba1. Rating one notch lower is Ba3

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Stock split

Occurs when a firm issues new shares of stock and in turn lowers the current market price of its stock to a level that is proportionate to pre-split prices. For example, if IBM trades at $100 before... Read More

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