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  1. How to Attend Berkshire Hathaway's Annual Meeting ...

    An overview of what is required to go to the Berkshire Hathaway Annual General Meeting.
  2. An Overview of Businesses Owned by Microsoft ...

    Microsoft is much more than a software company. Here are five businesses owned by ...
  3. 6 Wholly Owned Subsidiaries of Berkshire Hathaway ...

    A look at some of the more than 50 privately held companies completely owned by Berkshire ...
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    This manufacturing philosophy – made famous by the likes of Toyota – had its start ...
  1. Do working capital funds expire?

    Find out how and why a company's working capital can change over time, though the fund does not actually expire, and how ...
  2. Does working capital include inventory?

    Learn about inventory that is part of current assets and working capital, which is the difference between current assets ...
  3. How can I calculate funds from operation in Excel?

    Understand how the terms ''work in progress'' and ''work in process'' are used interchangeably to refer to items in the middle ...
  4. When does Q4 start and finish?

    Learn about different financial years used by various companies. Explore when the fourth quarter begins on October 1st and ...
Hot Definitions
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    A theory developed by Yale Hirsch that states that U.S. stock markets are weakest in the year following the election of a ...
  2. Super Bowl Indicator

    An indicator based on the belief that a Super Bowl win for a team from the old AFL (AFC division) foretells a decline in ...
  3. Flight To Quality

    The action of investors moving their capital away from riskier investments to the safest possible investment vehicles. This ...
  4. Discouraged Worker

    A person who is eligible for employment and is able to work, but is currently unemployed and has not attempted to find employment ...
  5. Ponzimonium

    After Bernard Madoff's $65 billion Ponzi scheme was revealed, many new (smaller-scale) Ponzi schemers became exposed. Ponzimonium ...
  6. Quarterly Earnings Report

    A quarterly filing made by public companies to report their performance. Included in earnings reports are items such as net ...
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