Doug Cubberley

Doug Cubberley

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  1. Term

    Franchise disclosure document

    A Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) is a legal document presented to individuals interested in buying a U.S. franchise as part of the pre-sale due diligence process. It contains information essential ...
  2. Term

    Lion economies

    A nickname given to Africa's growing economies.
  3. Term

    Green collar

    A worker who is employed in an industry in the environmental sector of the economy, focusing on sustainability and conservation. This can range from renewable energy and energy efficiency, to policy, design ...
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    TIMP (acronym)

    'TIMP' is an acronym that stands for 'Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico and Philippines.' Similar to BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China), the acronym was coined by and investor/economist to ...
  5. The financial industry has spent a boatload of money to prevent more stringent fiduciary requirements. Here’s what’s at stake.
    Investing Basics

    What You Need To Know About The Fiduciary Standard

    The financial industry has spent a boatload of money to prevent more stringent fiduciary requirements. Here’s what’s at stake.
  6. Just how much real estate can the fortunes of the founders of Tesla, Google, Amazon and Microsoft buy? You'll be surprised.
    Investing Basics

    Which Billionaire Could Be Your New Neighbor?

    Just how much real estate can the fortunes of the founders of Tesla, Google, Amazon and Microsoft buy? You'll be surprised.
  7. Still on fire.
    Investing News

    Is Amazon Prime Still The Best Deal In Tech?

    If you asked that question a week ago, when Seattle-based Amazon.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMZN) raised its annual fee for Amazon Prime to $99 from $79, you might have heard a far different answer.