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  1. How is a product line depth related to a product line?

    Understand what a product line is and why it's important to a company. Learn how product line depth is related to a company's ...
  2. What kinds of costs are included in Free on Board (FOB) shipping?

    Find out about free on board shipping, the obligations of parties involved and the costs parties must assume in free on board ...
  3. How has electronic retailing (e-tailing) changed the consumer discretionary goods ...

    Learn how electronic retailing has changed the consumer discretionary goods sector. Even physical stores are forced to invest ...
  4. Top 6 Best Value Hotels

    Here are the top value hotels across America, most of which can be had for less than $100 per night and less than $50 per ...
  5. Top Investment Ideas for Malls of the Future

    How investors should be thinking about the mall of tomorrow.
  6. Do Data Breaches Really Matter for Retailers?

    Do data breaches hurt the stock price of retailers? Let's have a look at a few examples.
  7. In what manner will a recession likely affect the marginal-propensity-to-save rate ...

    Learn why recessions are often accompanied by an increase in the marginal propensity to save and whether this is a concerning ...
  8. More Bonuses And Fewer Raises Affect Workers

    Companies are increasingly replacing salary increases with bonuses, much to the detriment of employees.
  9. Why Is Health Care So Expensive In The Us?

    The U.S. is the world leader in only one area of health care: costs. Why is it so hard to rein in these expenses?
  10. Do You Need Kidnap & Ransom Insurance?

    Americans working abroad – and high-profile individuals traveling frequently in kidnapping hot spots – should consider this ...
  11. A Guide To Kidnap & Ransom Insurance

    Every year, thousands of people are kidnapped for ransom all over the world. This insurance offers protection – and peace ...
  12. What is the difference between "closed end credit" and a "line of credit?"

    Find out about the difference between closed-end credit and lines of credit, and how both closed- and open-end credit is ...
  13. How should a whistleblower report unlawful or unethical behavior?

    Read about the nature of whistleblowing, its possible consequences, and how to know the best way to alert the authorities ...
  14. MLPs: Is Now the Right Time to Invest?

    Here's what you need to know about MLPs, those under-the-radar investment vehicles.
  15. Whole Foods: How Will Shares React to Price Probe?

    Why it's important to look beyond the recent headlines about Whole Foods Market and accusations of pricing problems in New ...
  16. What's Worth More: Walmart or Facebook?

    Which company is worth more, Walmart or Facebook? The answer may come as a surprise.
  17. MLPs and Limited Partnerships: How They Differ

    Limited partnerships and master limited partnerships have one difference that makes all the difference.
  18. Winning Retailers Amid Sales Slump

    Declining department store retail sales and the exceptions to the rule after the end of the Great Recession.
  19. When would a vendor care about its accounts payable turnover ratio?

    Read about some of the reasons that vendors should pay attention to their accounts payable turnover ratio, and how it helps ...
  20. What are key factors that are generally considered in demographic studies conducted ...

    Understand the importance of demographic research and learn key demographic factors that a company seeks to discover through ...
  21. What is a family Limited Liability Company (LLC)?

    Learn about family limited liability (LLC) companies and why they are useful tools in the United States to protect family ...
  22. In what instances does a business use closed end credit?

    Find out how businesses use closed-end credit to finance large purchases such as vehicles, equipment and property, including ...
  23. Is Etsy The New And Improved Ebay?

    Will Etsy replace Ebay as the place for young, trendy millennials to shop?
  24. Top European MBA Programs: The Short List

    The London Business School is currently ranked second best in the world right after Harvard Business School. These European ...
  25. What are some examples of debit notes in business-to-business transactions?

    Review some examples of debit notes in business-to-business transactions and learn why debit notes would be used instead ...
  26. How do insurance companies use a whistleblower?

    Read about the practice of whistleblowing to help insurance companies detect and prevent fraudulent insurance claims or recoup ...
  27. Calculating Unlevered Free Cash Flow

    Unlevered free cash flow (UFCF) is the free cash flow of a business before interest payments.
  28. Explaining the Volcker Rule

    The Volcker Rule prevents commercial banks from engaging in high-risk, speculative trading for their own accounts.
  29. Understanding Limited Liability

    Limited liability is a legal concept that protects equity owners from personal losses due to their ownership interest in ...
  30. Calculating Income Elasticity of Demand

    Income elasticity of demand is a measure of how consumer demand changes when income changes.
  31. What is a Greenshoe Option?

    A greenshoe option is a provision in an underwriting agreement that allows the underwriter to buy up to 15% of the shares ...
  32. What Does a Financial Intermediary Do?

    A financial intermediary is an institution that acts as a go-between in a financial transaction.
  33. What are Deliverables?

    Deliverables is a project management term describing an object or function that must be provided or completed by a certain ...
  34. Explaining Credit Ratings

    A credit rating is a third-party assessment about the creditworthiness of an individual or entity.
  35. What Does Capital Intensive Mean?

    Capital intensive refers to a business or industry that requires a substantial amount of money or financial resources to ...
  36. What is a Subprime Mortgage?

    Subprime mortgages are offered to borrowers with low credit ratings, usually 600 or below.
  37. Understanding Product Differentiation

    Product differentiation is a marketing tool companies use to distinguish their products or services from the competition’s.
  38. Explaining Business-to-Consumer

    Business-to-consumer (BtoC or B2C) is a business model whereby a company sells its products directly to consumers.
  39. Should I Insure My Wedding Ring?

    It depends, in part, on the ring's value and your current insurance coverage. Here's a guide to making a decision that's ...
  40. 5 Things to Look for in a Private Banker

    When putting all your assets into one private banker basket, it pays to proceed with caution.
  41. How To Insure Your Wedding Ring

    Read on for everything you need to know to make sure this precious possession is covered against theft, damage, loss and ...
  42. Corporate Inversion: How It Works

    Large corporations are making all kinds of moves to decrease expenses and increase profits in an increasingly competitive ...
  43. Is My Health Insurance Good In Another State?

    Under ACA, is health care insurance something you can take with you state to state?
  44. Study Abroad: Budget For Brazil

    Interested in study, food and adventure in one of the fastest growing economies in the world? Check out what Brazil costs. ...
  45. How Advisors Can Help When a Service Member Dies

    Finances are probably last thing that survivors of our nation’s deceased service members want to deal with. Here's what advisors ...
  46. Samsung and Google: A Beautiful Friendship?

    Google and Samsung have more than a hardware/software relationship. These two technology giants have collaborated time and ...
  47. College Tuition vs. Investing: Is It Worth It?

    With the rising cost of college and questionable career prospects awaiting college graduates, some are wondering if a college ...
  48. Do Oil Prices Affect The Auto Industry?

    Based on an understanding of complementary and substitute goods, the American auto industry is exhibiting expected effects ...
  49. How is maintenance of standard of living for survivors accomplished in estate planning?

    Understand what elements of an estate plan can assist in creating certainty for survivors that allows them to maintain their ...
  50. What types of liens are seen as good and which are bad for my credit?

    Understand what a lien is and what types of liens are most common for individuals, and learn which types of liens are good ...
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    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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