Financial Theory FAQs

  1. What Is The Difference Between Revenue And Income?

  2. What Is The Formula For Calculating Beta?

  3. What Is The Difference Between Arithmetic And Geometric Averages?

  4. What Is The Difference Between Revenue And Profit?

  5. What's The Difference Between Bottom-line And Top-line Growth?

  6. What Does It Mean If The Correlation Coefficient Is Positive, Negative, Or Zero?

  7. How Do The P&L Statement & Balance Sheet Differ?

  8. How Do I Calculate The P/E Ratio Of A Company?

  9. What Is The Difference Between Amortization And Depreciation?

  10. How Do You Calculate Working Capital?

  11. How does accrual accounting differ from cash basis accounting?

  12. What Is The Formula For Calculating Weighted Average Cost Of Capital (WACC)?

  13. What Is The Formula For Calculating The Current Ratio?

  14. What Investments Are Considered Liquid Assets?

  15. How To Calculate The Inventory Turnover Ratio?

  16. Why Would A Company Buyback Its Own Shares?

  17. What Is The Difference Between CAPEX And OPEX?

  18. What Is The Formula For Calculating Earnings Per Share?

  19. How To Calculate Return On Equity (ROE)?

  20. What are some examples of ways that sensitivity analysis can be used?

  21. What's an example of a P&L statement?

  22. What are the odds of getting a perfect bracket in Warren Buffett's March Madness bracket challenge?

  23. Who is responsible for protecting and managing shareholders' interests?

  24. How can I create a linear regression in Excel?

  25. What is the difference between stated annual return and effective annual return?

  26. What is a back door listing?

  27. What are the benefits of credit ratings?

  28. What is earnings management?

  29. What is the significance of a Schedule 13D?

  30. Who are Qualcomm's (QCOM) main competitors?

  31. How can you calculate Value at Risk (VaR) in Excel?

  32. How do you calculate payback period using Excel?

  33. How can you calculate volatility in Excel?

  34. How do I calculate compound interest using Excel?

  35. How do you calculate variance in Excel?

  36. What is the formula for calculating net present value (NPV) in Excel?

  37. What is the formula for calculating internal rate of return (IRR) in Excel?

  38. What is the formula for calculating compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in Excel?

  39. How Do Insiders Buy Stock at Below Market Value?

  40. How do I read and analyze an income statement?

  41. What is the formula for calculating EBITDA?

  42. What is the formula for calculating free cash flow?

  43. What is the formula for calculating profit margins?

  44. What are the generally accepted accounting principles for inventory reserves?

  45. How can the price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio mislead investors?

  46. What are the main differences between compound annual growth rate (CAGR) and internal rate of return (IRR)?

  47. What are the differences between gross profit and gross margin?

  48. What are the differences between gross profit and net income?

  49. Who are Monsanto's main competitors?

  50. What are the differences between operating expenses and cost of goods sold (COGS)?

  51. How can I calculate capital employed from a company's balance sheet?

  52. What is a good gearing ratio?

  53. What is the difference between net income and cash flow from operating activities?

  54. What is the difference between EBIT and operating income?

  55. What is the difference between paid-up capital and share capital?

  56. What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Stratified Random Sampling?

  57. Which is a better measure for capital budgeting, IRR or NPV?

  58. What is the formula for calculating return on investment (ROI) in Excel?

  59. What is the weighted average of outstanding shares? How is it calculated?

  60. What is the difference between yield and return?

  61. What is the difference between revenue and sales?

  62. How do changes in working capital affect a company's cash flow?

  63. What are the different types of costs in cost accounting?

  64. What is the difference between an income statement and a balance sheet?

  65. What is considered a healthy operating profit margin?

  66. What's the difference between "top-down" and "bottom-up" investing?

  67. What is the difference between a capital expenditure and a revenue expenditure?

  68. How do I calculate the degree of operating leverage?

  69. What's the difference between book and market value?

  70. What is the difference between a Ponzi and a pyramid scheme?

  71. What's the difference between alpha and beta?

  72. How do you calculate shareholders' equity?

  73. What is the formula for calculating return on assets (ROA)?

  74. What are Some Examples of Stratified Random Sampling?

  75. What is the formula for calculating net present value (NPV)?

  76. What is the difference between gross profit margin and net profit margin?

  77. What is the difference between tangible and intangible assets?

  78. What is the formula for calculating the debt-to-equity ratio?

  79. Why is social responsibility important to a business?

  80. What counts as "debts" and "income" when calculating my debt-to-income (DTI) ratio?

  81. Are qualified dividends included in ordinary dividends?

  82. Why do you need a margin account to short sell stocks?

  83. How does depreciation affect cash flow?

  84. How should I analyze a company's financial statements?

  85. Free & operating cash flows: What's the Difference?

  86. What is the Difference Between Operating Income and Net Income?

  87. How do I value the shares that I own in a private company?

  88. Do plane tickets get cheaper closer to the date of departure?

  89. How many free credit reports can you get per year?

  90. Can working capital be depreciated?

  91. Do working capital funds expire?

  92. How much working capital does a small business need?

  93. What does high working capital say about a company's financial prospects?

  94. Have hedge funds eroded market opportunities?

  95. What can working capital be used for?

  96. What are working capital costs?

  97. What does low working capital say about a company's financial prospects?

  98. Does unearned revenue affect working capital?

  99. Do banks have working capital?

  100. Do nonprofit organizations have working capital?

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