Brian Beers

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  1. Investing Strategy

    Earnings per share (EPS) versus diluted EPS

    Does EPS worth more than Diluted EPS? Learn about EPS and diluted EPS, how they are calculated, and the difference between ...
  2. Investing Strategy

    Human Capital: The Most Overlooked Asset Class

    Learn about the skills and knowledge that make up human capital, your best asset. Find out how it affects allocation of financial ...
  3. Investing Strategy

    What happens to a stop order after a stock splits?

    A stop order (or stop-loss order) is executed when a security reaches a pre-determined price as a market order. Learn what ...
  4. Investing Strategy

    Here's What Short Sellers Must Do to Short a Stock

    Learn what benefits a short seller is required to make up to the lender of shares, or long investor, when shorting a stock ...
  5. Investing Strategy

    Do I receive the posted dividend yield every quarter?

    Learn how companies with stock that pays dividends will typically distribute the dividend each quarter. Find out how much ...
  6. Investing Strategy

    How do I take qualitative factors into consideration when using fundamental analysis?

    Fundamental analysis is the method of analyzing companies based on factors that affect their intrinsic value. Find out how ...
  7. Investing Strategy

    How to Value Companies in Emerging Markets

    Find out how to value companies from emerging market nations like China and India. Learn how to apply discounted cash flow ...
  8. Investing Strategy

    If the stock market is so volatile, why would I put money into it?

    Learn how the up and down movement of price, known as volatility, can benefit short-term investors and why long-term investors ...
  9. Investing Strategy

    What's the difference between old- and new-economy stocks?

    Learn the differences between old-economy stocks that represent large, established companies and the tech-heavy new-economy ...
  10. Investing Strategy

    What number of shares determines adequate liquidity for a stock?

    Learn how the liquidity of a company's shares is generally affected by bid-ask spread and trading volume of shares bought ...
  11. Investing Strategy

    The Dangers Of Over-Diversifying Your Portfolio

    If you over-diversify your portfolio, you might not lose much, but you won't gain much either. Find out how to maintain a ...
  12. Investing Strategy

    How To Outperform The Market

    Active trading is an investing style that aims to beat the market. Find out how it works, and whether it will work for you ...
  13. Investing Strategy

    How to Diversify Your Portfolio Beyond Stocks

    Find out how to get diversified in asset classes beyond stocks to reduce portfolio risk. Learn how diversification can help ...
  14. Small Business

    What's the difference between the production cost and the manufacturing cost?

    Learn more about fixed and variable expenses incurred by businesses. Find out how production and manufacturing costs impact ...
  15. Small Business

    What are some advantages and disadvantages of value chain analysis?

    Find out about the five activities that make up a generic value chain. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of value ...
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