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

What is 'Leverage'?
Leverage results from using borrowed capital as a funding source when investing to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on risk capital. L...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 9:48 AM
What are Leverage Ratios?
While some businesses pride themselves on being debt-free, most companies have had to borrow at one point or another to buy equipment, build new offices or ...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 12:14 PM
How to calculate Equity Risk Premium?
The equity risk premium is a long-term prediction of how much the stock market will outperform risk-free debt instruments. In this article, we take a deeper...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 12:20 PM
What is 'Free Cash Flow - FCF'?
Free cash flow (FCF) represents the cash that a company is able to generate after required investment to maintain or expand its asset base. It is a measurem...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 12:31 PM
What is the difference between cash flow and free cash flow?
Cash flow refers to a stream of revenue or expense that alters a cash account over a specified time frame. Free cash flow (FCF) is a measure of a business’s...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 12:45 PM
What is a sell off?
A sell-off is the rapid selling of securities such as stocks, bonds, ETFs, commodities or currencies. A sell-off may occur for many reasons, such as the sel...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 12:51 PM
How To Spot A Sell-Off?
For investors, things are great when the prices of their investments are moving in an upward direction. Inevitably, though, the value of those investments w...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 2:46 PM
When to sell and when to hold your Investments?
The vast majority of financial literature is concerned with when to buy a stock and how to get a deal. The assumption seems to be that the time to sell is s...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 3:03 PM
What are 'Generally Accepted Accounting Principles - GAAP'?
Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) are a common set of accounting principles, standards and procedures that companies must follow when they com...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 3:16 PM
When and why were GAAP first established?
Following the stock market crash of 1929, the U.S. government sought ways to regulate the practices of publicly traded companies and other major market part...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 3:42 PM