Investing FAQs

  1. How is convexity used in risk management?

  2. What are the main disadvantages of fixed income securities?

  3. What options strategies are best suited for investing in the automotive sector?

  4. How are negative correlations used in risk management?

  5. How can you use a debt service coverage ratio (DSCR) to evaluate real estate investments?

  6. How is covariance used in portfolio theory?

  7. Why would a company choose to pay a stock dividend instead of a cash dividend?

  8. What can I tell about a company by looking at its solvency ratios?

  9. Does 'hurdle rate' mean different things in different industries?

  10. What techniques are most useful for hedging exposure to the automotive sector?

  11. How do you conduct effective social responsibility training?

  12. What key U.S. economic indicators do economists track to determine if the conditions ...

  13. What is an adjusted cost basis and how is it calculated?

  14. What's the difference between Porter's 5 forces and SWOT analysis?

  15. What are examples of popular companies in the metals and mining sector?

  16. What does market segmentation theory assume about interest rates?

  17. What is the best general ledger software for small businesses?

  18. Why does accumulated depreciation have a credit balance on the balance sheet?

  19. How can an investor determine the efficiency of a company's working capital management?

  20. What are common examples of bad decisions made due to the sunk cost fallacy?

  21. What are some of the best small cap index funds?

  22. What's the difference between a collateralized debt obligation (CDO) and a collateralized ...

  23. What does a negative correlation coefficient mean?

  24. What is the average annual dividend yield of companies in the banking sector?

  25. What are some of the arguments in favor of debt securitization?

  26. Why are treasury bond yields important to investors of other securities?

  27. What allocation of a diversified portfolio should be exposed to the automotive sector?

  28. How do modern corporations deal with agency problems?

  29. What are the components associated with working capital management?

  30. What is the difference between risk and opportunity cost?

  31. Are exponential moving averages more effective than simple or weighted moving averages?

  32. What does a low working capital ratio show about a company's working capital management?

  33. Where do deferred tax liabilities come from?

  34. How do I set a strike price in a put?

  35. What are the different types of tangible assets?

  36. What kind of securities should a risk-averse investor buy?

  37. What is the history of the S&P 500?

  38. What percentage of a diversified portfolio should be invested in the drugs sector?

  39. Which factors most influence fixed income securities?

  40. Is market risk premium the same for all investors and investments?

  41. What are the main factors that drive share prices in the automotive sector?

  42. What are the differences between Levels I, II, and III American Depository Receipts ...

  43. How can I profit from a decline in the drugs sector?

  44. Why is trading volume important to investors?

  45. What are common advantages of investing in large cap stocks?

  46. How is the risk-free rate determined when calculating market risk premium?

  47. What is the difference between positive correlation and inverse correlation?

  48. What types of investors are susceptible to interest rate risk?

  49. Does the S&P 500 index include dividends?

  50. What is a risk pyramid and why is it important?

  51. Where did Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) come from?

  52. What is a relative standard error?

  53. Besides free cash flow to equity (FCFE), what are other metrics for estimating a ...

  54. When does positive correlation prove causation?

  55. How does the risk of investing in the Internet sector compare to the broader market?

  56. What are some examples of deferred revenue becoming earned revenue?

  57. What is considered a good net debt-to-equity ratio?

  58. Can private investors benefit from collateralized debt obligations (CDO)?

  59. Besides operating leverage, what are other important forms of leverage for businesses?

  60. How far above the hurdle rate makes for a good investment?

  61. How do sunk costs create a barrier to entry for new firms?

  62. How is absorption costing treated under GAAP?

  63. What's the difference between Porter's 5 forces and PEST analysis?

  64. What's the difference between a trial balance and a balance sheet?

  65. What are the advantages and disadvantages of preference shares?

  66. What does it mean to capitalize accrued interest?

  67. What is the difference between the capital adequacy ratio and the leverage ratio?

  68. How does working capital management affect corporate earnings?

  69. How does the bottom line affect shareholder returns?

  70. What are the Securities and Exchange Commission regulations regarding swaps?

  71. What types of money are included in money supply?

  72. What is the difference between fixed assets and current assets?

  73. Why do MBS (mortgage-backed securities) still exist if they created so much trouble ...

  74. Is the market risk premium the same for stocks and bonds?

  75. What's the difference between the hurdle rate and the high water mark?

  76. How did Bernard Baruch attain his wealth?

  77. What seasonal trends exist in the metals and mining sector?

  78. Are all mortgage backed securities (MBS) also collateralized debt obligations (CDO)?

  79. How can you calculate free cash flow to equity (FCFE) in Excel?

  80. What would motivate an entity to enter into a swap agreement?

  81. What is the difference between a closed end investment fund (CEF) and a unit investment ...

  82. How should I interpret a negative correlation?

  83. Why is it better to invest in a blue-chip company that pays dividends versus a blue-chip ...

  84. Are closed end investments actively or passively managed?

  85. What are some index funds that specialize in blue chip stocks?

  86. What level of return on equity is common for a company in the banking sector?

  87. Is there a better metric for hedging options than delta?

  88. What is index option trading and how does it work?

  89. How does the risk of investing in the banking sector compare to the broader market?

  90. What are some safe fixed-income investments?

  91. Where did DuPont Analysis come from?

  92. What are the characteristics of a marketable security?

  93. What are the most popular volume oscillators in technical analysis?

  94. What are some examples of moral hazard in the business world?

  95. Are there ways to invest in gold and get a dividend?

  96. How does a merger affect the shareholders?

  97. What other options does an investor have to buying physical silver?

  98. How should I interpret a company's Cash Flow from Financing (CFF)?

  99. What does asset management mean in regards to real estate?

  100. What are some examples of demand elasticity other than price elasticity of demand?

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