Claire Boyte-White

Claire Boyte-White

Claire has been writing about retirement planning, tax policy, investing and corporate finance for over a year. After leaving her career in the insurance industry working for high-profile clients, Claire decided to pursue a career in writing. Her keen attention to detail and head for numbers has made her a perfect fit for Investopedia.

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  1. Stocks

    How Dividends Affect Stock Prices

    Find out how dividends affect the underlying stock's price, the role of market psychology, and how to predict price changes ...
  2. Financial Analysis

    How does gross margin and net margin differ?

    Gross margin or gross profit margin and net profit margin are both profitability ratios used in determining the financial ...
  3. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    What is the difference between closed-end credit and a line of credit?

    Understand the difference between closed-end credit, open-end credit, and lines of credit. Then find out how each are used ...
  4. Financial Analysis

    How do operating income and revenue differ?

    Revenue and operating income have different deductions and credits involved in their calculations and both are essential ...
  5. Financial Analysis

    How do operating income and net income differ?

    Operating income and net income both show the income earned by a company, but they are distinctly different ways of expressing ...
  6. High Net Worth Strategy

    What are the advantages and disadvantages of preference shares?

    Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of preference shares for both investors and issuing companies.
  7. High Net Worth Strategy

    Issued share capital versus subscribed share capital

    Learn the difference between issued share capital versus subscribed share capital. Get information about various types of ...
  8. Financial Analysis

    How do you calculate inventory turnover?

    Inventory turnover measures how many times inventory has sold during a period and provides insight into a company's inventory ...
  9. Financial Analysis

    What is the prime cost formula?

    Prime costs are the costs directly attributed to the production of a product. Before calculating prime costs, direct costs ...
  10. Financial Analysis

    What is a good or bad gearing ratio?

    A gearing ratio measures a company's financial leverage. Although gearing ratios vary by industry, there are some guidelines ...
  11. Small Business

    What are the different ways corporations can raise capital?

    Find out about raising capital for corporations with debt and equity capital. Learn how interest and dividend payments factor ...
  12. Trading Instruments

    What is the difference between in the money and out of the money?

    Learn how the difference between in the money and out of the money options is determined by the relationship between strike ...
  13. Financial Analysis

    How do you calculate return on assets (ROA)?

    Return on assets (ROA) is a profitability ratio that measures how well a company is generating profits from its total assets.
  14. Retirement

    Can dividends be paid out monthly?

    Find out how stocks can pay dividends monthly and learn about the types of industries or companies that will most likely ...
  15. Mutual Funds

    Can you become rich investing in mutual funds?

    Find out how you can use mutual fund investments to grow capital, including which types of funds are best suited for rapid ...
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