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  1. Investing

    How Cheap Will Gas Get This Summer?

    The national average retail price for regular gasoline will likely fall between $2.50 and $3 per gallon during the summer driving season.
  2. Economics

    Putin Says Russian Economy Healing - Is He Right?

    Putin claims the Russian economy has turned the corner. Is he right or is it just the oil price?
  3. Economics

    What is a Management Buyout?

    A management buyout, or MBO, is a transaction where a company's management team purchases the assets and operations of the business they manage.
  4. Economics

    Explaining PFIs and PPPs

    Public-private partnerships (PPP) and Private Finance Initiative (PFI) are two business relationships between government agencies and private businesses.
  5. Economics

    Ending The Limits On U.S. Crude Oil Exports

    As US storage capacity reaches its limit, industry participants and their lobby groups in Washington are calling for an end to the crude oil exports ban.
  6. Economics

    The 3 Most Dangerous Terrorist Organizations

    A brief look at the Islamic State, Al Qaeda and Boko Haram. What are they? What do they want? Where did they come from?
  7. Fundamental Analysis

    What is Present Value?

    Present value tells us how much a future sum of money is worth today, given a specified rate of return. This is an important financial concept based on the principle that money received in the future is ...
  8. Budgeting

    4 Secrets You Should Know When Buying Groceries

    With a little foresight, every consumer can find ways to eat healthier without spending much money.
  9. Professionals

    Why Is Wall Street Dominated By Men?

    Find out why women in the financial industry are still lagging behind their male counterparts when it comes to pay.
  10. Investing Basics

    What's an Investment?

    An investment is an asset purchased with the expectation that it will generate income or appreciate over time. In finance, common investments include stocks, bonds, real estate, mutual funds and, to a ...
  11. Investing

    What's a Multinational Corporation?

    A multinational corporation is just that – a corporation that operates in multiple nations, with a home office that coordinates global management. Being a multinational corporation is a complicated and ...
  12. Investing

    What does Deferred Revenue Mean?

    Deferred revenue is advanced payments received by a company for products or services that it has not yet rendered or shipped. Another term for deferred revenue is unearned revenue. Whereas normal payments ...
  13. Markets

    What are Commodities?

    A commodity is a basic good used in commerce that is interchangeable with other commodities of the same type. Commonly traded commodities include gold, beef, oil, lumber and natural gas. Additional examples ...
  14. Personal Finance

    What's a Trust Fund?

    A trust fund is a fund comprised of a variety of assets, established by a grantor, to provide financial security to an individual, most often a child or grandchild - or organizations, such as a charity ...
  15. Economics

    Scarcity

    Scarcity is the basic economic problem that arises because people have unlimited wants, but resources are limited. Because of scarcity, various economic decisions must be made to allocate resources efficiently. ...
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