Business Terminology

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

    Microsoft is much more than a software company. Here are five businesses owned by ...
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    A look at some of the more than 50 privately held companies completely owned by Berkshire ...
  6. Trade Name Vs. Trademark: Know the Difference

    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 ...
  4. Kaizen: An American Idea Gets A Japanese Makeover

    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. Sell-Off

    The rapid selling of securities, such as stocks, bonds and commodities. The increase in supply leads to a decline in the ...
  2. Brazil, Russia, India And China - BRIC

    An acronym for the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China combined. It has been speculated that by 2050 these four ...
  3. Brexit

    The Brexit, an abbreviation of "British exit" that mirrors the term Grexit, refers to the possibility of Britain's withdrawal ...
  4. Underweight

    1. A situation where a portfolio does not hold a sufficient amount of a particular security when compared to the security's ...
  5. Russell 3000 Index

    A market capitalization weighted equity index maintained by the Russell Investment Group that seeks to be a benchmark of ...
  6. Enterprise Value (EV)

    A measure of a company's value, often used as an alternative to straightforward market capitalization. Enterprise value is ...
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