Business Terminology

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    Understand the differences between a trade name and a trademark, the different functions ...
  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
  1. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  2. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  3. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
  4. Basis Point (BPS)

    A unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1%, and is used to denote the change in a financial instrument. The basis point is commonly ...
  5. Sharing Economy

    An economic model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else.
  6. Unlevered Beta

    A type of metric that compares the risk of an unlevered company to the risk of the market. The unlevered beta is the beta ...
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