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Gross Domestic Product - GDP GDP is the monetary value of all finished goods and services made within a country during a specific period. Read More
Debt/Equity Ratio The Debt/Equity (D/E) ratio indicates how much debt a company is using to finance its assets relative to the value of shareholders’ equity. Read More
Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a security that tracks an index, commodity, or basket of assets that resembles an index fund but trades like a stock on an exchange. Read More
Capital Asset Pricing Model - CAPM Capital Asset Pricing Model is a model that describes the relationship between risk and expected return — it helps in the pricing of risky securities. Read More
Return on Equity (ROE) Return on equity measures a corporation's profitability by revealing how much profit a company generates with the money shareholders have invested. Read More
Working Capital Working capital, also known as net working capital is a measure of a company's liquidity and operational efficiency. Read More
Price-Earnings Ratio - P/E Ratio The Price-to-Earnings Ratio or P/E ratio is a ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings. Read More