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  1. Financial Analysis

    What does the current cost of living compare to 20 years ago?

    Find out how inflation has affected the dollar since 1998, and how the cost of living has changed above and beyond what can ...
  2. Financial Analysis

    What is the difference between the standard error of the mean and standard deviation?

    Learn about the difference between the standard error of the mean and the standard deviation and how standard deviation is ...
  3. Markets & Economy

    What's the difference between the current account and the capital account?

    Both accounts relate to the balance of payments of a nation: One considers goods and services currently produced, the other ...
  4. Stocks

    If You Had Invested Right After Amazon's IPO

    Find out how much you would have made if you had invested $100 during Amazon's IPO, including how the power of the stock ...
  5. Broker Comparisons

    Best Online Brokers for Stock Trading 1999

    Best Online Brokers for Stock Trading 1999
  6. Markets & Economy

    Halloween's Effect on the Economy

    Discover some of the ways economists evaluate the impact of Halloween on the American economy and whether it is a net benefit.
  7. Bonds / Fixed Income

    Next Generation Fixed Income (NGFI)

    Next generation fixed income, or NGFI, describes a contemporary method of leveraging all factors of return across the spectrum ...
  8. Financial Analysis

    On-Balance Volume (OBV)

    On-balance volume (OBV) is a momentum indicator that uses volume flow to predict changes in stock price.
  9. High Net Worth Strategy

    Howard Schultz: From Starbucks Comeback to Final Farewell

    Find out why Howard Schultz left Starbucks in 2000, came back years later and if this time his retirement is for good.
  10. Virtual Currency

    Are ICOs Becoming Too Greedy?

    Whether ICOs are considered greedy is ultimately subjective, and it’s up to potential investors to vet the quality and intentions ...
  11. Financial Analysis

    Adjusted EBITDA

    Adjusted EBITDA is a measure computed for a company that looks at its "top line" earnings before deducting interest expense, ...
  12. Virtual Currency

    Cryptocurrency

    A digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security. A cryptocurrency is difficult to counterfeit because of ...
  13. Stocks

    Is It the Perfect Time to Buy Seadrill? (SDRL)

    Seadrill's low price is enticing to many investors, but does the company have what it takes to regain its former value?
  14. Company Insights

    Who are Honda's (HMC) main suppliers?

    Discover some companies that serve as primary automotive parts suppliers for the Honda Motor Co. in the United States.
  15. Company Insights

    Who are Dell's Main Competitors?

    Learn about Dell's chief competitors in both the business and consumer computing sectors, and how the company has shifted ...