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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. What's the difference between a mutual fund and a hedge fund?

    These two types of investment products have their similarities and differences.
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Do nonprofit organizations have working capital?

    Discover why financial reserves in the nonprofit world are equivalent to working capital used by for-profit businesses, and ...
  1. 5 "New" Rules For Safe Investing

    The recession changed the rules of the game. Learn the five new rules for keeping ...
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    A measure of the sensitivity of the price (the value of principal) of a fixed-income investment to a change in interest rates. ...
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  3. Cyclical Stock

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