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Cash Flow Statement : Explanation and Example

What is Cash flow Statement? Cash flow statement is a statement reported by Corporates in their filings along with the Income Statement and the Balance Sheet. It is very important to understand the Cash flow statement but is often overlooked by investors and analysts. While the income...

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Total Shareholder Return - Definition & Explanation

Total shareholder return is rate of return earned by an investor by investing in stocks of Companies during the investment period. An investor investing in stocks makes money in two ways; First is the capital appreciation or loss from rise or fall in the share price of the Company. Second is...

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Fundamental Analysis vs Technical Analysis

Description : Understand the basic difference between fundamental and technical analysis of stocks to determine the quality of long-term investments Fundamental Analysis Fundamental analysis is done to identify the intrinsic value of an asset/ security. A fundamental analysis involves...

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80 PowerPoint Shortcut Keys

Using keyboard short cut keys while working on Power Point documents help improve efficiency. Here is a list of 80+ keyboard shortcuts for commonly used functions. Practicing these short cuts would help you to memorize them, thus improving the productivity drastically while working on...

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100+ useful excel Keyboard short cuts

Using Excel short cuts help work much faster and improve efficiency. Here is a list of 100+ keyboard shortcuts for commonly used functions. Practicing these short cuts would help you to memorize them, thus improving the productivity drastically while working on complex data analysis or financial...

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Understanding XLOOKUP with Examples

XLOOKUP is a function which is newly introduced function in MS Office 365. It can be used in place of VLOOKUP as well as HLOOKUP, Index, Match and much more. Here are a few advantages of using a XLOOKUP function. Lookups in both vertical and horizontal ranges XLOOKUP does not break when we...

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Why You Need Valuation Analyst Skills?

Yes Bank is the fifth largest private lender in India. It accounts for approximately 2.3% of total bank loans and 1.6% of banks deposits domestically. RBI has recently imposed a moratorium on the bank. It has imposed a withdrawal limit of Rs 50,000/- for depositors. This has led to several...

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Selecting good companies for investment?

Equity markets have generated highest returns for decades as compared to gold, fixed deposits, debt and other financial instruments. All of us want to generate high returns from our portfolio. Quite often, while looking at stock prices of different companies, we find the valuation of one...

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Measures of financial performance

There are a number of financial metrics used frequently to measure performance of a company. To name a few; EBITDA margin, EBIT or operating margin, Net income margin, earnings per share, return on equity, return on invested capital or Return on capital etc. While going through analyst reports,...

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Online Education: How Can It Change the World?

There is a lot of talk about the student debt crisis in the United States. An average graduate in the U.S. has a student loan of $35,000 still to be paid off. That is just insane! The high cost of college education is an issue not only in America, where student loan debt has reached an...

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