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  1. 5 Restaurant Stocks With High Debt Levels (YUM, ...

    Examine the restaurant industry to identify five companies with high debt levels. ...
  2. 6 Dangerous Moves for First-Time Investors

    First-time investors beware of these potentially disastrous decisions.
  3. Simple Ways to Invest in Real Estate

    Owning property isn't always easy, but there are plenty of perks. Here are some ways ...
  4. Leverage: Is It Good for Your Portfolio?

    Discover the concept of financial leverage. Learn multiple ways to get leverage in ...
  5. Wal-Mart Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (WMT)

    Analyze Wal-Mart's capital structure to determine the relative contribution of debt ...
  6. GE Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (GE)

    Analyze GE's capital structure to determine the relative importance of debt and equity ...
  1. 5 Restaurant Stocks With High Debt Levels (YUM, ...

    Examine the restaurant industry to identify five companies with high debt levels. ...
  2. Wal-Mart Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (WMT)

    Analyze Wal-Mart's capital structure to determine the relative contribution of debt ...
  3. GE Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (GE)

    Analyze GE's capital structure to determine the relative importance of debt and equity ...
  4. Alibaba Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (BABA)

    Review Alibaba's capital structure to determine the contribution of debt and equity ...
  5. Twitter Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (TWTR)

    Analyze Twitter's capital structure to understand the importance of equity and debt ...
  6. Microsoft Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (MSFT)

    Analyze Microsoft's capital structure to determine the roles of debt and equity in ...
  1. Margin Trading

    Find out what margin is, how margin calls work, the advantages of leverage and why ...
  1. Why do you need a margin account to short sell stocks?

    The reason that margin accounts and only margin accounts can be used to short sell stocks has to do with Regulation T, a ...
  2. What's the difference between a mutual fund and a hedge fund?

    These two types of investment products have their similarities and differences.
  3. Can mutual funds use leverage?

    Learn about what types of mutual funds use leverage, how leverage can increase returns and what restrictions are in place ...
  4. How do hedge funds use leverage?

    Learn how hedge funds use leverage techniques such as margin, credit lines and financial derivatives to increase return on ...
  1. 5 "New" Rules For Safe Investing

    The recession changed the rules of the game. Learn the five new rules for keeping ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Sharpe Ratio

    The Sharpe Ratio is a measure for calculating risk-adjusted return, and this ratio has become the industry standard for such ...
  2. Death Taxes

    Taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on the ...
  3. Retained Earnings

    Retained earnings is the percentage of net earnings not paid out as dividends, but retained by the company to be reinvested ...
  4. Demand Elasticity

    In economics, the demand elasticity refers to how sensitive the demand for a good is to changes in other economic variables. ...
  5. Dark Pool

    A dark pool is a private financial forum or exchange for trading securities.
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    The expiration date of various stock index futures, stock index options, stock options and single stock futures. All stock ...
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