Financial Theory

  1. How A Limited Government Affects A Country's ...

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

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

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

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

    Sometimes positive announcements can mean bad news for a stock. Find out why.
  6. Beware Of Wall Street's Three Big Lies

    Don't get swindled into buying snake oil from Wall Street. Find out three lies that ...
  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. Is it possible for a country to have a comparative advantage in everything?

    Learn whether one country can have a comparative advantage in everything and what the difference between comparative advantage ...
  2. What economic measures can be taken to encourage free enterprise?

    Learn about the types of economic policies that support free market capitalism, as espoused by thinkers in the classical ...
  3. How can an investor use the Z-Score to compare investment options?

    Learn about the Altman Z-score, how it is calculated for public and private companies and how investors can use the measure ...
  4. What are the different groups involved in corporate governance?

    Learn about the challenges inherent to defining and executing corporate governance, and understand why different groups work ...
  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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