Financial Theory

  1. Where To Search For Yield Today

    It’s hard to miss that there has been a pronounced slowdown in the U.S. economy this ...
  2. How A Limited Government Affects A Country's ...

    Countries with limited governments have fewer laws about what individuals and businesses ...
  3. How Does Goodwill Affect Financial Statements?

    Goodwill is a bit of a paradox--intangible, yet it is recorded as an asset on the ...
  4. Using Normal Distribution Formula To Optimize ...

    Normal or bell curve distribution can be used in portfolio theory to help portfolio ...
  5. The Government And Risk: A Love-Hate Relationship

    Though the U.S. government can help its citizens by subsidizing risky loans, the ...
  6. Can Good News Be A Signal To Sell?

    Sometimes positive announcements can mean bad news for a stock. Find out why.
  1. How does the "Buffett Premium" increase Berkshire ...

    Explore the theory that Berkshire Hathaway stock carries a Warren "Buffet Premium" ...
  2. The Market Value Versus Book Value

    Understanding the difference between book value and market value is a simple yet ...
  3. Tracking Volatility: How The VIX Is Calculated

    When market volatility spikes or stalls, newspapers, websites, bloggers and television ...
  4. Financial ETFs That Can Hurt Your Portfolio

    History shows that using financial ETFs as a long-term investing strategy isn't wise.
  5. Stocks For An Inflationary World

    It's important to recognize the characteristics of inflation before it's too late.
  6. Nordstrom Rebounding

    Earnings growth at Nordstrom looks set to return to double-digit levels over the ...
  1. Ethical Investing Tutorial

    Learn everything there is to know about ethical investing.
  2. Investing For Safety and Income Tutorial

    Read on for some investment strategies that will allow you to protect your money, ...
  3. Macroeconomics

    Find out everything you need to know about macroeconomics.
  4. Capital Budgeting

    Learn the process through which businesses determine whether projects are worth pursuing. ...
  1. What is the theory of asymmetric information in economics?

    Read a brief overview of asymmetric information theory in economics, the development of its main arguments and why some challenge ...
  2. How does market risk differ from specific risk?

    Learn about market risk, specific risk, hedging and diversification, and how the market risk of assets differs from the specific ...
  3. How is perpetuity used in the Dividend Discount Model?

    Learn about how the concept of a stock perpetuity is used in the basic dividend discount model, which is also known as the ...
  4. How valid is the notion of economies of scope?

    Gain an understanding of how economies of scope work, why they appear to be a viable concept and under what circumstances ...
  1. 5 Reasons For Corporate Thanksgiving

    In the corporate world, several entities have major reasons to be grateful.
  2. 5 Steps Of A Bubble

    Learn about the five typical steps of a bubble: displacement, boom, euphoria, profit ...
  3. 5 Metals That May Be Brighter Than Gold

    Many metals could be better investments than gold because they're more versatile ...
  4. 8 Simple Investing Ratios You Need To Know

    Investing is a complex and often daunting experience, these equations are actually ...
  5. 5 Investing Statements That Make You Sound Stupid

    Sound like a pro by avoiding these five common rookie statements.
  6. Top 7 Biggest Bank Failures

    Many people assumed these giants were too big to fall - they were wrong.
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