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An indication of a company's ability to meet short-term debt obligations; the higher the ratio, the more liquid the company is. Current ratio is equal to current assets divided by ... Read more

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Make Sure You Look Inside Yourself Before You Start Trading

by Mark Louie

Evaluate yourself. What are you trying to accomplish? How much money do you hope to make? How much can you take in losses before it affects your life? These are simple questions yo ...

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...

What are the Different Types of FOREX Orders?

An order is an instruction with defined parameters to your broker to take a specific action in the market, either now or in the future. An order is for immediat...

Avoiding an Options Call Exercise

If you sell a call on stock originally purchased as a long-term investment, you might want to take steps to avoid exercise. This is not contradictory; as a spec...

Calculating the Rate of Return for Sellers

You are guided by your rate of return in all of your investments. In a single transaction involving one buy and one sell, rate of return is easily calculated. S...

Week 13: Personal Finance Guide Review – Part II

So You Think You Know Personal Finance? It’s now time to review more of our previous Personal Finance Guide articles as we gear up for Financial Literacy ...

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