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

How to Calculate Net Present Value (NPV) in Excel?
A sum of money is not the same from one period to the other in time. For example, if you won $500 in the lottery 50 years ago you would have been richer tha...
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018 at 9:55 AM
What are the Dangers of Share Dilution?
When a company issues additional shares, this reduces an existing investor's proportional ownership in that company. This often leads to a common probl...
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018 at 10:01 AM
What is the 'Debt/Equity Ratio'?
Debt/Equity (D/E) Ratio, calculated by dividing a company’s total liabilities by its stockholders' equity, is a debt ratio used to measure a company&#x...
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018 at 11:16 AM
What is the difference between market value versus and Book value?
Investors and creditors have several measurements for determining the valuation of a company's stock and whether the stock is fairly valued, overvalued...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 2:25 PM
How Reliable Is Book Value For Investors?
Earnings, debt and assets are the building blocks of any public company's financial statements. For the purpose of disclosure, companies break these th...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 3:04 PM
How to use the Price-To-Book Ratio To Evaluate Companies?
What price should you pay for a company's shares? If the goal is to unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, the price-to-book ratio...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 3:15 PM
What is the 'Discount Rate'?
The discount rate is the interest rate charged to commercial banks and other depository institutions for loans received from the Federal Reserve's disc...
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018 at 9:02 AM
What are the 10 Common Finance Terms Every Newbie Needs To Know?
While most news covers sports and politics in a largely intuitive language that caters to a wide audience, stock market news is typically delivered to a mor...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 3:38 PM
The difference between a market order and limit order?
When an investor places an order to buy or sell a stock, there are two fundamental execution options: place the order "at market" or "at limi...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 3:44 PM
When is a buy limit order executed?
A buy limit order is only executed when the asking price is at or below the limit price specified in the order. Novice traders frequently forget that it is ...
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018 at 9:13 AM