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These are third party FAQs that help investors and students alike to understand the investing world better

How can I apply sensitivity analysis to my investment decisions?
Use sensitivity analysis to estimate the effects of different variables on investment returns. This form of analysis is designed for project management and ...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 8:43 AM
What is 'Depreciation'?
Depreciation is an accounting method of allocating the cost of a tangible asset over its useful life and is used to account for declines in value over time....
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 8:51 AM
What's the difference between amortization and depreciation?
The cost of business assets can be expensed each year over the life of the asset. The expense amounts are subsequently used as a tax deduction reducing the ...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 8:57 AM
What is the relationship between accumulated depreciation and depreciation expense?
Accumulated depreciation is the total amount a company depreciates its assets, and depreciation expense is the amount a company's assets are depreciate...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 9:00 AM
How Risk Free Is the Risk-Free Rate of Return?
The risk-free rate of return is one of the most basic components of modern finance. Many of the most famous theories in finance—the capital asset pricing mo...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 9:05 AM
What is the Impact of inflation on Stock Returns?
Investors, the Federal Reserve, and businesses constantly monitor and worry about the level of inflation. Inflation—the rise in the price of goods and servi...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 9:16 AM
What is 'Ratio Analysis'?
A ratio analysis is a quantitative analysis of information contained in a company’s financial statements. Ratio analysis is used to evaluate various aspects...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 9:20 AM
How does ratio analysis make it easier to compare different companies?
Ratio analysis provides an investor with tools to analyze a company's financial statements. Investors use ratios to evaluate one stock in a sector in c...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 9:28 AM
What are the 6 basic financial ratios and what do they reveal?
Ratio - the term is enough to curl one's hair, conjuring up those complex problems we encountered in high school math that left many of us babbling and...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 9:40 AM
What is the difference between efficiency ratios and profitability ratios?
Efficiency ratios and profitability ratios are tools used in fundamental analysis. These ratios help investors with their investment decisions, and each ind...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 9:43 AM