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

What is a 'Limit Order'?
A limit order is an order placed with a brokerage to execute a buy or sell transaction at a set number of shares and at a specified limit price or better. I...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 4:00 PM
What is the 'Capital Asset Pricing Model - CAPM'?
The capital asset pricing model (CAPM) is a model that describes the relationship between systematic risk and expected return for assets, particularly stock...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 4:06 PM
How to use the CAPM (capital asset pricing model) to determine cost of equity?
In capital budgeting, corporate accountants and finance analysts often use the capital asset pricing model, or CAPM, to estimate the cost of shareholder equ...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 4:56 PM
What are the Advantages And Disadvantages Of The CAPM Model?
The capital asset pricing model (CAPM) is a widely-used finance theory that establishes a linear relationship between the required return on an investment a...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 4:59 PM
What is a 'Balance Sheet'?
A balance sheet reports a company's assets, liabilities and shareholders' equity at a specific point in time, and provides a basis for computing r...
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018 at 9:20 AM
How to evaluate a Company's Capital Structure?
For stock investors that favor companies with good fundamentals, a "strong" balance sheet is an important consideration for investing in a company...
Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 at 10:08 AM
How dividends affect stockholder equity?
When a company pays dividends to its shareholders, its stockholders' equity is decreased by the total value of all dividends paid. What Are Dividen...
Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 at 10:19 AM
What is 'Inventory Turnover'?
Inventory turnover is a ratio showing how many times a company has sold and replaced inventory during a period. The company can then divide the days in the ...
Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 at 10:54 AM
What is the formula for calculating inventory turnover?
The inventory turnover ratio is an important efficiency metric and compares the amount of product a company has on hand, called inventory, to the amount it ...
Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 at 11:00 AM
What does a high inventory turnover tell investors about a company?
Inventory turnover is an important metric for evaluating how efficiently a firm turns its inventory into sales. Below is a discussion of what a high turnove...
Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 at 11:06 AM