Personal Finance FAQs

  1. What happened to Bernard Baruch's estate after his death?

  2. What size of annual dividend yield is typical of companies in the financial services ...

  3. When consolidating financials, how do you calculate Enterprise Value in cases that ...

  4. What are the differences between a revocable trust and a will?

  5. What are some common methods of gathering CI (competitive intelligence)?

  6. Which financial accounting statement contains information on a company's net sales?

  7. How do managers measure human capital?

  8. What has Larry Page's involvement in Google been?

  9. Is there an easy way to calculate the law of supply and demand for small business?

  10. What is expected to happen to Rupert Murdoch's empire after his death?

  11. How are Richard Branson's holdings distributed?

  12. Why did Larry Page pay himself a salary of only $1 a year at Google?

  13. What types of categories appear on a cash flow statement?

  14. Should I attempt to trade futures myself using software, or is this better left in ...

  15. How do I calculate compound interest using Excel?

  16. What is a combined loan to value ratio?

  17. What is the tax impact of calculating depreciation?

  18. What are the primary disadvantages of using mezzanine financing?

  19. What is the formula for calculating profit margins?

  20. What is the formula for calculating EBITDA?

  21. How can I profit from a fall in stock prices of companies in the financial services ...

  22. What determines labor productivity?

  23. What strategies do companies employ to increase market share?

  24. How are the three major financial statements related to each other?

  25. How did corporations act under mercantilism?

  26. What economic indicators are most useful when investing in the metals and mining ...

  27. What interpersonal skills should a manager have?

  28. Are there any legal monopolies in America or Europe?

  29. What are the main benchmarks that track the performance of the financial services ...

  30. How does fixed costs and variable costs affect gross profit?

  31. What are the pros and cons of a simple-interest mortgage?

  32. What do economists believe causes economic growth?

  33. When does it make sense to buy personal liability insurance?

  34. What are some training & development techniques used to improve interpersonal skills?

  35. What's the difference between agency theory and stakeholder theory?

  36. Is a waiver of subrogation clause better for a tenant or a landlord?

  37. How is face value used to determine taxation?

  38. What responsibilities does a company take on after an acquisition?

  39. What is the average range of profit margin for a company in the financial services ...

  40. What is the difference between a cash flow statement and an income statement?

  41. What is the difference between a national and a regional investment brokerage?

  42. What is the average return on equity for a company in the financial services sector?

  43. What is a typical price-to-book ratio in the financial services sector?

  44. What growth rate does the financial services sector demonstrate on average?

  45. What kind of training do I need for a career in business analytics?

  46. What is the formula for calculating return on assets (ROA)?

  47. To what extent are the dominant players in the Internet sector preventing new startups?

  48. What economic indicators are important for investing in the financial services sector?

  49. What is the history of futures?

  50. What is the advantage of calculating accrued expenses over prepaid expenses?

  51. How can I invest in credit card companies?

  52. Is the high cost of installing solar panels justified by the money saved by going ...

  53. Why is overhead cost allocation sometimes manipulated on an income statement?

  54. How are mezzanine loans structured?

  55. How can I profit from a fall in the metals and mining sector?

  56. What is a common number for days payable outstanding? (DPO)?

  57. What is the difference between gross profit, operating profit and net income?

  58. How do interest rates and debt ratios affect the price of a blue-chip stock?

  59. If my home runs power off the grid, what is the specific environmental impact?

  60. Are there leveraged ETFs that track the financial services sector?

  61. What percentage of a diversified portfolio should be invested in the financial services ...

  62. Which developed markets have the greatest exposure to financial services?

  63. What countries represent the largest portion of the global financial services sector?

  64. Are acquisitions only for large companies?

  65. Who is eligible to hold a deferred tax asset?

  66. What are some examples of ways businesses can use a deferred tax asset?

  67. What level of default rate is typical for the credit services industry?

  68. When do economists use real GDP instead of GDP?

  69. What is the most typical holding in an SPV?

  70. What percentage of the global economy is comprised of the financial services sector?

  71. Are commodities the same as consumables?

  72. How does seasonality affect the financial services sector?

  73. Who discovered the law of supply and demand?

  74. What are the advantages of an index fund over an ETF?

  75. Do the laws of supply and demand ever not apply to markets?

  76. How do interpersonal skills influence a business culture?

  77. Is there a natural rate of cyclical unemployment?

  78. Do tax liabilities appear in the financial statements?

  79. What can policymakers do to decrease cyclical unemployment?

  80. What factors in a business most affect its core competencies?

  81. Is the law of supply and demand a law or just a hypothesis?

  82. What distinguishes the financial services sector from the banks?

  83. What techniques are most useful for hedging exposure to the metals and mining sector?

  84. How does the risk of investing in the financial services sector compare to the broader ...

  85. What techniques are most useful for hedging exposure to the financial services sector?

  86. How has investing in the Internet sector evolved over time?

  87. Which are the most popular mutual funds that target the financial services sector?

  88. How has the shift to e-commerce affected the profitability of companies in credit ...

  89. Why should an investor consider the financial services sector?

  90. What other sectors are most similar to financial services?

  91. What is the financial services sector?

  92. How are cash purchases recorded on a company's income statement?

  93. How are retained earnings related to a company's income statement?

  94. How can investors in the Internet sector most directly profit from the growth of ...

  95. What emerging markets are best suited for investing in the financial services sector?

  96. What is the long-term sector outlook for financial services?

  97. What are the most common ETFs that track the financial services sector?

  98. What metrics can be used to evaluate companies in the financial services sector?

  99. How many times has Warren Buffett been married?

  100. What's the best way to contact Warren Buffett?

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