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  1. How To Become A Corporate Board Member

    We look at how corporate boards are constructed, and how investors can get involved. ...
  2. 5 Statements Commonly Made By Amateur Investors

    Here are five inaccurate investing statements and some tips on how to think more ...
  3. Accounting Rules Could Roil The Markets

    FAS 142 is an accounting rule that changes the way companies treat goodwill. Be aware ...
  4. Evaluating The Board Of Directors

    Corporate structure can tell you a lot about a company's potential. Learn more here. ...
  5. Reg AC: What Does It Mean To Investors?

    In 2003, the SEC issued a new regulation meant to hold analysts more accountable ...
  6. Top 5 Critical Retirement Plan Mistakes To Avoid

    These five common retirement mistakes can get you into financial trouble at a point ...
  1. What was the Mahonia company and why did it become the subject of a lawsuit?

    In 1992, J.P.Morgan went into the energy trading business by creating a venture company called Mahonia Limited. At least, ...
  2. How did corporate ownership almost lead to the ruin of Adelphia in 2002?

    John Rigas incorporated the cable company he'd grown from a $300 investment into Adelphia Communications. "Adelphia" is a ...
  3. Why did Tyco's financial statements attract the SEC's attention in 2002?

    Editor's Note: This information is accurate as of September 2008.Hot on the heels of the Enron bankruptcy, ominous rumblings ...
  4. Who is Mr. Copper?

    A sense of mystery still surrounds Yasuo Hamanaka, a.k.a. Mr. Copper, and the magnitude of his losses. From his perch at ...
  1. IPOs can be a great way to get in early, but these companies remind investors to be cautious when investing in new issues.

    The Biggest IPO Flops

    IPOs can be a great way to get in early, but these companies remind investors to ...
  2. Biggest Stock Scams

    These companies betrayed their investors and in many cases, the financial fallout ...
  3. 7 Courses Finance Students Should Take

    These college classes will help you prepare for the working world - and stand out ...
  4. 5 Investing Statements That Make You Sound Stupid

    Sound like a pro by avoiding these five common rookie statements.
  5. 8 Signs Of A Doomed Stock

    Companies provide distress signals long before they go under. Find out how to read ...
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