DP Show: How Do Stock Splits Work?


In this episode of DecisionPoint, Carl and Erin discuss current market conditions for the major indexes. Given Apple (AAPL) and Tesla (TSLA) are preparing for stock splits, Carl gives viewers a complete tutorial on stock splits, how they work, how they compare to dividends and more! Carl highlights Gold and the various vehicles available to trade it from "continuous contract" to ETFs to Trusts. He also shows viewers how to find Gold futures information. Erin finishes up the show with an in-depth look at Gold Miners. From there, she reveals her Diamond of the Week!

This video was originally recorded on August 17th, 2020. Click anywhere on the DecisionPoint logo above to view on our dedicated show page, or click this link to watch on YouTube.

New episodes of DecisionPoint air on Mondays at 7pm ET on StockCharts TV. Archived episodes of the show are available at this link.

Carl Swenlin
About the author: is a veteran technical analyst who has been actively engaged in market analysis since 1981. A pioneer in the creation of online technical resources, he was president and founder of, one of the premier market timing and technical analysis websites on the web. DecisionPoint specializes in stock market indicators and charting. Since DecisionPoint merged with in 2013, Carl has served a consulting technical analyst and blog contributor. Learn More
Erin Swenlin
About the author: is a co-founder of the website along with her father, Carl Swenlin. She launched the DecisionPoint daily blog in 2009 alongside Carl and now serves as a consulting technical analyst and blog contributor at Erin is an active Member of the CMT Association. She holds a Master's degree in Information Resource Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology as well as a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the University of Southern California. Learn More
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