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How Corporate Mistakes Can Make You Money

Like a thrifty shopper, value investors hunt for companies that are “on sale”. These sales are caused by inefficiencies in...

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Financial Statement Breakdown: The Basics of the Income Statement

Financial statements can be confusing, especially if you don’t know what to look for. If you’re intimidated by financial statements,...

Peer-to-Peer Lending: Power to the People

We live in an interconnected world. Phones alone have replaced watches, alarm clocks, and cameras. The internet is everywhere. The...

How to Get Started Analyzing Stocks: Fundamental Analysis

No matter what you do, whether you’re a world class athlete or a beginner writer, you need to master the...

How Diversification Can Save Your Portfolio

Minimizing risk for a certain is the name of the game when investing. I’ve yet to meet an investor who...

How Does McDonald’s Make Money? An Important Lesson in Knowing Your Investments

How does McDonald’s make money? The first thing you’re probably thinking is that it sells fast food. It seems like...

Portfolio Rebalancing: What, Why, and When

Staying calm and ignoring market fluctuations is more difficult than it seems. The Achilles heel of any investor is their...

CDOs and the Collapse of 2008

The market meltdown of 2008 is the worst market collapse of the last ten years. While almost everybody knows about...