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A measure of a company's earning power from ongoing operations, equal to earnings before deduction of interest payments and income taxes. also called operating profit or EBIT (earn ... Read more

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A Mutual Fund's Turnover Rate

by SEC

Before investing in a mutual fund, consider its portfolio turnover rate. A fund's portfolio turnover rate measures the frequency with which it buys and sells securities. A fund tha ...

Evaluating a Stock

Stocks are a fundamental investment vehicle used in most portfolios and can be evaluated in many ways. In some ways, there is almost too much information availa...

The Managerial/ Professional Class Is Burning Out

If you work for Corporate America in a managerial or professional capacity, you know all about burnout, because you see it all around you or are experiencing it...

Seadrill: Why A More Cautious Look Is Required

Seadrill (SDRL) has around 16 semi-submersibles and around seven drillships under contract as of this year. The drillships and the semisubmersibles form Seadril...

List of Key Accounting Terms and Definitions

If you want to start a business, get better at running your business, or get an accounting job, you need to know some essential financial accounting terms and c...

List of Important Financial Ratios for Stock Analysis

When you’re research individual stocks for investing, you have to look beyond the basics like share price, number or shares, and market capitalization. He...

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