Investing FAQs

  1. What does it mean when a company has a high capital adequacy ratio?

  2. What is the difference between the capital adequacy ratio vs. the solvency ratio?

  3. What are the differences between solvency ratios and liquidity ratios?

  4. When do stock market exchanges close?

  5. How do you use discounted cash flow to calculate a capital budget?

  6. How do financial markets react to recessions?

  7. What are some examples of efficiency ratios used in measuring businesses?

  8. What is the difference between EBIT and cash flow from operating activities?

  9. How do banks measure the Five Cs of Credit?

  10. What are some of the limitations and drawbacks of using the cash conversion cycle ...

  11. What is the difference between an accrual and an account payable?

  12. How do drawdowns help assess investment risk?

  13. How do I find out my own risk tolerance?

  14. How can you calculate Value at Risk (VaR) in Excel?

  15. What is the difference between a prospectus and summary prospectus?

  16. What are some examples of different taxable events?

  17. What are the different capitalization ratios?

  18. Why is there a negative correlation between quantity demanded and price?

  19. What are some examples of Cash Flow from Financing (CFF)?

  20. How do I implement a forex strategy when spotting a Upside Gap Two Crows Pattern?

  21. What are the best technical indicators to complement the Triple Exponential Moving ...

  22. What is a common strategy traders implement when using the Vortex Indicator (VI)?

  23. What are the primary assumptions of Efficient Market Hypothesis?

  24. What are the differences between a treasury bond and a treasury note and a treasury ...

  25. What is the difference between comparative advantage and absolute advantage?

  26. Why are private equity investments usually reserved for rich people?

  27. What can cause an asset to trade above its market value?

  28. What skills do I need to become a Portfolio Analyst?

  29. What questions are commonly asked during a portfolio management job interview?

  30. What is the difference between portfolio management and financial planning?

  31. What is the difference between present value and net present value?

  32. What is the difference between rebalancing and diversifying a portfolio?

  33. Which countries run the largest budget deficits?

  34. Why is the disparity index indicator important to contrarian investors?

  35. What transactions are included in a country's balance of payments?

  36. How does the risk of investing in the automotive sector compare to the broader market?

  37. What kinds of securities are influenced most by systematic risk?

  38. Can retail investors buy commercial paper?

  39. Is the airline sector commonly included in the portfolio of a growth investor?

  40. Why is Average Collection Period important to a company?

  41. What are some common examples of marketable securities?

  42. What is the purpose of drawing up a cash flow statement?

  43. How exactly does buying on margin work and why is it controversial?

  44. Which financial ratio best reflects capital structure?

  45. What are the SEC regulations regarding stock splits?

  46. What is considered to be a good fixed asset turnover ratio?

  47. What are the different types of preference shares?

  48. How do investors calculate the present value of a future investment?

  49. What is a common strategy traders implement when using the Trade Volume Index (TVI)?

  50. What happened to Nathan Rothschild's estate after his death?

  51. What is the best way to diversify an investment portfolio?

  52. What is the difference between the Five Cs of Credit and credit rating?

  53. What was Nathan Rothschild's interest in funding the Napoleonic Wars?

  54. How much debt is too much when calculating capital budgeting?

  55. What's the difference between an index fund and an ETF?

  56. What role does ratio analysis play in valuing a company?

  57. Is it possible for a country to have a comparative advantage in everything?

  58. What's the difference between economic value added (EVA) and total revenue?

  59. What economic measures can be taken to encourage free enterprise?

  60. What are the risks of using CI (competitive intelligence) for espionage?

  61. Are capital gains taxed differently in different countries?

  62. What is the average price-to-earnings ratio in the drugs sector?

  63. What is the formula for calculating free cash flow?

  64. How can an investor use the Z-Score to compare investment options?

  65. Does investing in small cap stocks have advantages over investing in big cap stocks?

  66. What sorts of factors increase cash flow from operating activities?

  67. How does the stock market affect gross domestic product (GDP)?

  68. What are the different kinds of shares that a Public Limited Company (PLC) can issue?

  69. How does accumulated depreciation affect net income?

  70. What is the difference between efficiency ratios and profitability ratios?

  71. What are the macroeconomic effects of allowing stock buying on margin?

  72. Why would you look at year-over-year rather than quarterly growth?

  73. What are the different groups involved in corporate governance?

  74. What is the difference between paid-up capital and share capital?

  75. How risky is a straddle?

  76. How do I determine a particular company's market share?

  77. Is there a difference between capital gains and dividend income?

  78. How did the financial crisis affect the banking sector?

  79. Why did Howard Schultz leave Starbucks, only to return eight years later?

  80. What is the current yield curve and why is it important?

  81. Why do index funds tend to have low expense ratios?

  82. What does total stockholders equity represent?

  83. What is the difference between ceteris paribus and mutatis mutandis?

  84. Why is the time value of money (TVM) an important concept to investors?

  85. Why is the EBITDA margin considered to be a good indicator of a company's financial ...

  86. How attractive is the internet sector for a growth investor?

  87. What are some examples of different types of capital?

  88. What is the formula for calculating opportunity cost?

  89. Can the government tax your capital gains from other countries?

  90. How do I invest or trade market indicators?

  91. Can individual investors profit from interest rate swaps?

  92. What's the difference between economic value added (EVA) and accounting profit?

  93. What is the point of calculating economic value added (EVA)?

  94. What is a common strategy traders implement when using the Wide-Ranging Days pattern?

  95. What are some examples of fixed assets?

  96. Is a deficit in the balance of payments a bad thing?

  97. How does a company's capitalization structure affect its profitability?

  98. What are examples of popular companies in the banking sector?

  99. What trading strategies help investors withstand a drawdown?

  100. What is accounting fraud?

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