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  1. Stock Analysis

    Does It Still Make Sense To Buy IPG Shares?

    Let's look at IPG's earnings, after their Q4 report, and whether the long-term investing thesis is compelling enough to warrant buying shares today.
  2. Stock Analysis

    Why Should You Invest In Stratasys Today?

    When Stratasys pre-announced its fourth-quarter earnings, management highlighted that its MakerBot acquisition was underperforming expectations.
  3. Investing

    What's a Debit Note?

    A debit note is a document used by a seller to inform a purchaser of a dollar amount owed. As the name indicates, it is a note from the seller that a debit has been made to the purchaser’s account. Often, ...
  4. Professionals

    What does C-Suite Mean?

    C-Suite is a slang term used to describe the highest level senior executives of a corporation. This is the decision-making, power center of a company. These individuals are usually paid well, but tasked ...
  5. Fundamental Analysis

    Efficiency Ratio

    There are many types of efficiency ratios, but all measure how well a company utilizes its resources to make a profit. Business managers use these ratios to determine how well they are operating the business, ...
  6. Stock Analysis

    What’s The Best Airline Stock In the Industry?

    With many airlines forced to seek bankruptcy protection, Southwest Airlines stands out as having consistently remained profitable throughout its history.
  7. Investing Basics

    Understanding Risk Averse Investing

    Risk averse describes a low level of risk an investor is willing to accept on his investments. An investor who is risk averse prefers little risk and is willing to accept a lower return because of this ...
  8. Investing Basics

    What is Profit?

    Profit is a general term used to denote when earnings exceed the expenses incurred to generate those earnings.
  9. Investing

    What's a Monopolistic Market?

    A monopolistic market has a significant number of characteristics of a pure monopoly. Though there may be more than one supplier, the market has high prices, suppliers tightly control availability and ...
  10. Stock Analysis

    Why Is Enterprise Products Partners So Excited?

    Enterprise Products Partners has historically gone on the offensive to acquire weaker rivals in a tough spot when the commodity market turns down.
  11. Economics

    What's Expansionary Policy?

    Expansionary policy is a macroeconomics concept that focuses on expanding the economy to counteract cyclical downturns. Expansionary policy can be implemented in one of two ways, or a combination of both. ...
  12. Economics

    What's a Producer Surplus?

    In economics, producer surplus is the difference between the price at which the producer actually sells a product and the minimum price the producer would have accepted for the product. The surplus comes ...
  13. Stock Analysis

    What Are The Real Economic Costs Of Obesity?

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of Americans are considered obese. Another 3rd of the nation is overweight
  14. Professionals

    What's Human Capital?

    Human capital is a company asset, but it’s not listed on the balance sheet. Human capital is all of the creative skills and knowledge embodied in the employees of a company -- skills that bring economic ...
  15. Stock Analysis

    Is 3D Systems Sell-Off A Buying Opportunity?

    It's not easy to find stocks that have sold off in the past year, but 3D Systems's shares have taken a nosedive in the beginning of 2014.
  16. Economics

    What is Deflation?

    Deflation is an economic term used to describe a period of declining prices for goods and services. Decreases in the money supply, government spending, consumer demand and business investment have all ...
  17. Retirement

    What's a Contingent Beneficiary?

    A contingent beneficiary is a person who will receive a payout from a will, trust, life insurance policy or other annuity, based on a specific condition. For an insurance policy, the contingency is that ...
  18. Stock Analysis

    What’s The Highest Dividend-Paying Tech Stock?

    Technology stocks tended not to pay dividends, preferring to reinvest available capital back into their respective businesses to accelerate their growth.
  19. Investing

    What's Capitalization?

    Capitalization has different meanings depending on the context.
  20. Investing

    Deferred Tax Liability

    Deferred tax liability is a tax that has been assessed or is due for the current period, but has not yet been paid. The deferral arises because of timing differences between the accrual of the tax and ...
  21. Stock Analysis

    Should We Be Concerned For Sarepta’s Share Prices?

    The disease that's caught the attention of a few biotech companies, including Sarepta Therapeutics , is Duchenne muscular dystrophy (also known as DMD).
  22. Investing Basics

    What's a Closed-End Fund?

    A closed-end fund is a mutual fund that has an initial offering (IPO) of shares, and once those shares are sold, no additional shares are issued. Since it is a public offering, closed-end funds must register ...
  23. Stock Analysis

    Is It Time To Start Buying Seadrill?

    West Texas Intermediate oil prices have collapsed from nearly $110 to less than $44 recently, crushing producers, contract drillers, and oil service stocks
  24. Investing

    How many times has Warren Buffett been married?

    Warren Buffett has been married twice in his life, but the circumstances surrounding the marriages were anything but conventional.
  25. Economics

    When do economists use GNP?

    Learn about the ways economists use GNP. Find out how the Bureau of Economic Analysis monitors U.S. economic performance and how U.S. GDP differs from U.S. GNP.
  26. Investing Basics

    What investments have been the poorest historical performers?

    Learn about low performance investments and how they are used by investors. Find out which investments lose funds and how to protect investment value.
  27. Economics

    Is cyclical unemployment always due to recessions?

    Learn about the mechanisms that cause cyclical unemployment and find out about the role recessions and downturns play in causing it.
  28. Investing

    What is Warren Buffett's investment history with the Washington ...

    Learn why one of the richest men in America passed up the opportunity to take over one of the nation's most celebrated and revered news media outlets.
  29. Investing

    What's the best way to contact Warren Buffett?

    Learn how to contact Warren Buffett and what kinds of contact is most likely to receive a response from him or from his company, Berkshire Hathaway.
  30. Stock Analysis

    How Are Interest Rates Affecting Annaly Cap Mgmt?

    Annaly Capital Management reported a net loss of $658 million thanks to the mortgage REIT's strategy of hedging its exposure to higher interest rates.
  31. Entrepreneurship

    What is needed to be a successful entrepreneur?

    Discover how successful entrepreneurs succeed through passion, motivation and accepting failure. Learn about the qualities a new business owner needs.
  32. Personal Finance

    What moral hazards are present with salaried employees?

    Discover that moral hazards are a common problem facing many companies today. The good news is that there are plenty of ways for employers to share their risks.
  33. Credit & Loans

    Why do some institutions (like American Express) allow you ...

    Learn why institutions such as American Express and Visa allow exceeding revolving credit limits, and consider when this option may make sense for you.
  34. Fundamental Analysis

    Are small cap companies more risky investments than large ...

    Learn about the risk of small cap companies compared to large cap companies. Compare the volatility of both and learn how they behave in an economic downturn.
  35. Economics

    Why do most economists favor capitalism?

    Learn more about how capitalism works and why it is a popular system among economists throughout the world.
  36. Investing

    Will Clean Energy Fuels Create A Better Network?

    Ever since the most recent U.S. energy boom began, many people have looked for ways to take advantage of cheap natural gas from shale gas areas.
  37. Investing

    Is There An Upside For Isis Pharmaceutical Shares?

    Shareholders in biotechnology company Isis Pharmaceuticals have endured a wild, but ultimately enjoyable, ride since late 2012.
  38. Investing

    What Are The Prospects For Plug’s Technology?

    Plug Power's fuel-cell technology has huge promise, but it hasn't paid off yet. Few stocks have seen the volatility that it has experienced during the past
  39. Investing

    Will Intuitive Surgical Shares Benefit Investors?

    Earlier this month, Intuitive Surgical authorized to repurchase up to $1 billion of its common stock. But will it actually benefit investors?
  40. Investing

    Is Caterpillar Here To Stay?

    Because Caterpillar is the largest construction and mining equipment manufacturer in the world, investors can count on it to keep paying dividends.
  41. Investing

    Is J.C. Penney Fighting An Uphill Battle?

    J.C. Penney's revenue is once again on the ascent, its free cash flow is closing in on positive territory, and its gross margin has rebounded sharply.
  42. Investing

    Windstream's Strategy For Dividend Investors

    Windstream Holdings has been among the top dividend-paying stocks in the market, with double-digit percentage yields that have stood the test of time.
  43. Investing

    Multiple Myeloma: A Growing Market For Treatment

    American and European regulators have given Celgene Corporation the OK to begin marketing its top-selling myeloma drug Revlimid as a first-line therapy.
  44. Investing

    What Is The Real Picture Of Linn Energy?

    Numbers don't always tell the full story. Take, for example, the long-term chart for LINN Energy which was expected to be down more than 40%.
  45. Investing

    Intel’s Strategy To Gain Shares In The Market

    While Intel's biggest revenue and profit driver is its PC processor division, the company's data center group is probably its most impressive business now.
  46. Economics

    Does cash-on-delivery aid produce better results than a ...

    Learn of the arguments about the efficacy of cash on delivery, or COD, aid to poor areas, as set forth by its proponents and critics.
  47. Economics

    What are some alternatives to real GDP?

    Learn about economic measures used instead of real GDP and the limitations of real GDP. Find out in which situations nominal GDP and GNP are more useful.
  48. Economics

    What effect has globalization had on international investments?

    Learn how globalization impacts international investment and transforms economies around the world. Understand the implications of globalization.
  49. Investing Basics

    What is the difference between a royalty trust and a master ...

    Find high-yield opportunities in natural resources through royalty income trusts or master limited partnerships, and learn which is right for you.
  50. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    What strategies are used in a redemption mechanism?

    Find out how the ETF redemption mechanism works and how authorized participants arbitrage ETF shares to bring them in line with net asset value.
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