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  • Fixed Asset Turnover Ratio

    Similar to the total asset turnover ratio, this ratio measures the efficiency with which the fixed assets of a company are employed, how well the fixed assets are utilized to generate revenue. In other words, it measures sales per dollar of investment in fixed assets. Analysts prefer this measure of…

  • Tools When Trading Stocks

    To be able to start trading stocks, there are a list of tools which you are required to have beforehand. Trading tools are things that either empower you to trade online or make your life easier by making your daily tasks more convenient. In this chapter, we will scratch the…

  • Inventory Turnover Ratio

    The inventory turnover ratio is the most important ratio used by providers of working capital finance.   Inventory Turnover Ratio       Inventory turnover ratio reveals how well inventory is being managed. In other words, it indicates the number of times in a year that the inventory of a…


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  • Penny Stock Scams And Social Media

    Penny stock scams are no longer limited to unsolicited boiler room phone calls. Penny stock scammers lurk everywhere and nowadays, even on social media sites. Penny Stock Scams   In 2010 the SEC obtained an emergency asset freeze against a Montreal-based couple, for fraudulently promoting penny stocks through their website Pennystockchaser.com, on Facebook and Twitter. Boasting that they were No. Continue Reading

  • Pump And Dump Penny Stock Scam

    Penny stock scammers could be the owners of the company, penny stock brokerages, and fraudsters who spot the potential to make a quick buck. Pump and Dump Scams       This is how pump and dump scams can work. A team of investors who have already accumulated large volumes of the stock hire bloggers, public relations firms and boiler Continue Reading

  • Penny Stock Trading In Canada – An Overview

    Penny Stock Trading in Canada   For the most part penny stocks have a bad reputation. It really depends on what magnitude of a security you are talking about. Logically a penny stock is a stock that trades under $1.00. Recently the definition has loosely expanded to securities trading under $5.00. In Canada we can find these securities using simple stock Continue Reading





 
 

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  • Total Asset Turnover Ratio

    Asset ratios measure the efficiency by which a company is using their assets. These include fixed assets, inventory and receivables. Our first ratio is the total asset turnover ratio.   Asset Turnover Ratio   The total asset turnover ratio is generally applied by management to analyze the company’s performance over multiple periods. They serve as benchmarks or warn of operational Continue Reading

  • Financial Ratios – Liquidity Ratios

    When investigating whether or not an organization is a worth while, or potentially profitable investment, it is crucial to consider the following financial ratios in your research.   Financial Ratios   Liquidity financial ratios are sometimes referred to as balance sheet ratios since most of the variables are taken from the balance sheet. Liquidity ratios measure the short-term solvency of Continue Reading

  • Debt To Asset Ratio

    Debt to asset ratio determines the proportion of external financing used to purchase business assets.   Debt to Asset Ratio       A debt to asset ratio of 0.6x indicates that 60% of the total assets are financed through external debt. It is calculated as:   Debt to asset ratio = Total Debt / Total Assets   Total Debt Continue Reading


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  • How To Be A Day Trader- Trading Routine

    Day trading combines technical analysis together with mastery of emotions to spot opportunities in the daily stock market. For this reason, there are certain actions that the trader needs to repeat every day, which is why we encourage traders to develop a trading routine.     Developing a routine is important because it trains your discipline. If you cultivate a Continue Reading

  • Tools When Trading Stocks

    To be able to start trading stocks, there are a list of tools which you are required to have beforehand. Trading tools are things that either empower you to trade online or make your life easier by making your daily tasks more convenient. In this chapter, we will scratch the surface on some of the most basic, yet essential tools Continue Reading

  • Different Trading Styles

    We all know that investing is different from trading. Investing in stocks has a long time horizon while trading has a relatively short one. However, it is also important to note that within trading, there is a myriad of trading styles. Not coincidentally, they are also segmented by time frame. This time frame can vary from a few seconds to Continue Reading