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The gradual elimination of a liability, such as a mortgage, in regular payments over a specified period of time. Such payments must be sufficient to cover both principal and intere ... Read more

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It's Hard to Look Outside a Bubble When You are Stuck Inside It

by Tom Murcko

When you're inside a bubble, it's difficult to realize the bubble exists. In 1989 the Japanese stock market had a higher market cap than all the other stock markets in the world, c ...

Income vs. Revenue

When evaluating a company from an investment perspective two of the key figures to look at are the revenue and income amounts generated by that company.  This ...

Amortization vs. Depreciation

In accounting, the terms amortization and depreciation are both used a great deal and it can be difficult for non-accountants to follow exactly what they’...

Lease vs. Buy?

Leasing or buying an asset can be a tough decision for any business to make. Which option works best for your company is contingent on a series of factors that ...

How to Calculate Free Cash Flow

Free Cash Flow is a very useful metric for investors when assessing a company as it provides insight into the viability of the company to fund its own growth an...

Valuation of Options

The option’s value is called its premium. This is the current value of each option contract. It is expressed as a single numeral with two decimal places. ...

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