
Retail vs. Tech: How These Companies Use Working ...
Learn about the difference between retail and tech businesses' use of working capital ... 
Key Financial Ratios to Analyze Investment Banks
Find out which financial ratios are most useful when analyzing an investment bank, ... 
The Optimal Use Of Financial Leverage In A Corporate ...
The amount of debt and equity that makes up a company's capital structure has many ... 
The Basics Of Financing A Business
From debt financing to equity financing, there are numerous ways to fund a business ... 
An Introduction To Capital Budgeting
We look at three widely used valuation methods and figure out how companies justify ...

IRR Rule

Discounted Payback Period

Cost Of Equity

Internal Rate Of Return  IRR

Net Present Value  NPV

Cost Test

Asset Condition Assessment

Capital Expenditure (CAPEX)

Working Capital

Cost Of Capital

Net Investment

Equivalent Annual Annuity Approach ...

Replacement Chain Method

Capital Investment Factors

Total Project Approach

MakeOrBuy Decision

Capital Budgeting
Learn the process through which businesses determine whether projects are worth pursuing. ...

How do you calculate working capital?
The formula for calculating working capital is straightforward, but lends great insight into the shorterterm health of a ... 
Do you discount working capital in net present value (NPV)?
Learn why changes in net working capital (NPV) should be included in net present value calculations for analyzing a project's ... 
How is working capital different from fixed capital?
Understand the differences between working capital and fixed capital, including definitions and examples of how businesses ... 
How much working capital does a small business need?
Learn about the three primary factors that determine how much working capital is needed by a small business, including business ...
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