Once upon a time, two economists were walking together when one of them saw something that caught his attention. “Look,” he exclaimed, “here’s a great research topic!” “Nonsense,” the other one said, “If it were, someone would have written a paper on it by now.” For a long time this attitude governed the view of … Continued
Accounting / Finance / Investing
New disclosure rules will help investors determine whether they are getting the “best execution” of their trades, given their criteria.
Investors must exercise caution when relying on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) as a barometer of the equity markets.
As new ventures propel markets up and down, diversification and respect for cash flows still distinguish winners from losers.
Some managers are distorting the economic reality of their firm’s performance through “accounting hocus-pocus,” so analyze financial reports carefully!
Despite proposed pooling of interests accounting rule, firms are urged to pursue mergers that make economic sense.
There is an increased risk for investors when market growth outpaces economic growth.
The business of living requires due diligence with the development of a strategic estate plan that provides efficiency and comfort.
Target customer service programs for potential customers, new customers, loyal customers, and low-margin customers.
The responsibility for retirement planning now rests more squarely on the individual than at any other time in recent history.
The ratio of debt to equity financing was approximately two to one in 1982, but increased to five to one by 1993.
The selection of an appropriate software package can have a significant impact on the overall success of a small investor.