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What The F**k Are Stock Buybacks (And What Do They Mean For You)?

By ListenMoneyMatters.com | Andrew Fiebert and Matt Giovanisci

In fact, 2018 has been a record year for stock buybacks. By the end of the year, companies are predicted to have spent $1 trillion on buybacks. So why are so many buybacks happening now? The GOP tax cuts. The economy is doing well, and a lot of companies have a surplus of cash and don’t want to sit on it because it puts them at risk of being bought and it pisses off shareholders who want that money returned to them in either dividends or an increase in stock value. So what the f**k are stock buybacks exactly and what do they mean for you?Full Article HereShow NotesSchlafly Proper Cider: A raspberry hard cider.WeldWerks Conflict Resolution:An 8.2 ABC sour IPA.Thank you to our sponsor: Ahrefs Ahrefs is the secret to LMM’s success. They cover every aspect of SEO. If you want to start a blog or improve traffic to an existing one, this is the tool. You can win a free Lite annual subscription by tweeting @ahrefs and @MoneyMattersMan and telling us why you should be our winner.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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