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  1. Term

    Understanding Total Returns

    Total return measures the rate of return earned from an investment over a period of time.
  2. Term

    What is a Prime Brokerage?

    A prime brokerage offers special services to certain clients.
  3. Term

    What is a Preemptive Right?

    A preemptive right allows select shareholders to buy newly issued shares in their corporation before the general public.
  4. Term

    What are Pension Funds?

    A pension fund is a company-sponsored fund that provides income for employees in retirement.
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    What is Passive Income?

    Passive income is earned by someone from ventures in which they did not actively participate.
  6. Term

    What are Non-GAAP Earnings?

    Non-GAAP earnings are a company’s earnings that are not reported according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
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    Understanding Net Exports

    Net exports are the difference between a country’s exports and imports.
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    What are Mutually Exclusive Events?

    In statistics, mutually exclusive situations involve the occurrence of one event that does not influence or cause another event.
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    What is Liquidity Risk?

    Liquidity risk is the risk of being unable to sell an asset fast enough to avoid loss.
  10. Stock Analysis

    CBS Plans to Stream More NFL Games This Season

    CBS (NYSE: CBS) plans to recoup some of the $1 billion its pays for rights to air National Football League games by trying to reach a new audience.  The company, which airs the league's AFC package, will ...
  11. Stock Analysis

    Sony Hopes to Right the Ship With New Smartphones

    The good news from Sony's (NYSE: SNE) recently reported second quarter was its nearly 40% jump in operating income and more than tripling of its earnings per share to $0.58. The not-so-good news is that ...
  12. Stock Analysis

    Slim Sales May Cause Campbell Soup to Boil Over

    Maybe Campbell Soup (NYSE: CPB) was just ahead of its time when it put its iconic mascots on a diet a few years ago, slimming down their image to better reflect a more health conscious consumer. But times ...
  13. Term

    What are Limited Partnerships?

    A limited partnership involves two or more partners conducting a business, but one is only liable for his capital investment. They are also called silent partnerships or limited liability partnerships.
  14. Stock Analysis

    Pumpkin Is Back to Spice Up Dunkin' Donuts Sales

    The addition of pumpkin-based products to the Dunkin' Donuts (NASDAQ: DNKN) menu has become a sign of the end of summer. This year, the seasonal treats returned to the coffee chain on the last day of ...
  15. Stock Analysis

    Dollar Tree Posts Disappointing Q2 Earnings

    Discount retailer Dollar Tree (NASDAQ: DLTR) recently posted lackluster second quarter earnings which missed analyst estimates on both the top and bottom lines. During the quarter, revenue rose 48% annually ...
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