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Earnings Before Interest and Taxes. A measure of a company's earning power from ongoing operations, equal to earnings before deduction of interest payments and income taxes. EBIT e ... Read more

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An Explanation of Stock Market Cycles

by Seth Klarman

The stock market is the story of cycles and of the human behavior that is responsible for overreactions in both directions. Success in the market leads to excess, as bystanders are ...

Teaching Kids About Money

The benefits of teaching children about money are substantial. By understanding saving, investing, and borrowing, children can develop fiscally responsible habi...

Theory and Practice of Combined Techniques

Advanced option strategies expose you to the risk of loss, which could be significant especially when short positions are involved. If you do decide to employ a...

Debit and Credit Spreads

The simultaneous opening of long and short positions involves receipt and payment of money. When you go short, you receive a premium, and when you go long you a...

Analyzing Stocks

Stock selection is the starting point for covered call writing. Options are valued based upon market value of the stock in comparison to striking price and expi...

How Regular Investors Can Predict Which Stocks Will Go Up

All too often, investors focus on a companyâ s earnings to the exclusion of everything else. But as we all know (thanks to Enron), reported earnings can be...

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