Brian Beers

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  1. Investing Strategy

    Nonconvertible debentures versus fixed deposits

    Nonconvertible debentures and fixed deposits are two different ways of investing money. Learn about the differences in how ...
  2. Small Business

    How Companies Can Reduce Internal and External Business Risk

    How Companies Can Reduce Internal and External Business Risk. Learn How a Company Can Reduce Each Type of Operational Risk.
  3. Small Business

    Debt Financing vs Equity Financing - Which is Cheaper?

    When financing a company, the cost of obtaining capital comes through debt or equity. Find out which method generally provides ...
  4. Investing Strategy

    The difference between a market order and limit order

    Market orders execute a trade to buy or sell immediately at the best available price. A limit order only trades when the ...
  5. Stocks

    How does Twitter make money?

    Learn how Twitter earns revenue, including how the social media company uses three targeted advertising streams, data farming ...
  6. Career / Compensation

    The Ultimate Working From Home Guide

    Read our complete guide to working from home to learn about the industries with the top types of flexible, remote jobs available ...
  7. Entrepreneurship

    What Is an Earnings Conference Call?

    The quarterly earnings conference call keeps institutional and individual investors, as well as Wall Street analysts informed ...
  8. Career / Compensation

    The Basics of the CAIA for Alternative Investments

    Find out how a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation provides an expert-level certification for the ...
  9. Small Business

    What was the Whitewater scandal?

    Learn about the real estate controversy involving former President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary, known as the Whitewater ...
  10. Career / Compensation

    Standards and Ethics for Financial Professionals

    Scandals and fraud have hurt the reputation of financial professionals over the years. Learn how to avoid these ethical dilemmas ...
  11. Small Business

    Can a Broker Sell Your Stocks Without Permission?

    Find out if and when it's legal for a broker to sell securities from a customer's account and portfolio without their permission.
  12. Small Business

    How to Make $1 Million in Your Small Business

    Learn how to help make your million dollar small business dreams a reality. Find out what steps you need to do for you to ...
  13. Investing Strategy

    Profit Margin vs Operating Margin: What the difference?

    There are some distinctions between profit margin and operating margin. They both measure efficiency of a firm but one takes ...
  14. Investing Strategy

    What factors decrease cash flow from operating activities?

    Understand the types of factors that reduce cash flow from operation activities. Discover how declining net income and efficiency ...
  15. Investing Strategy

    IPO vs Private Placement: What the difference?

    Understand the differences between private placements and initial public offerings (IPO) that companies use to raise capital ...
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