Why Is The All Ordinaries and ASX 200 In Points And Not Dollars($)?
Many stock market indices, like Australia’s All Ordinaries (XAO) and S&P/ASX 200, are expressed in points and not dollars ($).
How do Share Broking Accounts Work?
Think of share broking accounts as the lovechild of an auction site like Ebay and your online or internet banking.
What does EBITDA & EBIT mean?
EBITDA means Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation & Amortisation, it is often called ‘operating profit’ and is frequently used by analysts and CEOs. Here’s how to calculate it.
How to add money to superannuation
There are two simple ways to contribute or add money to superannuation.
Why do Australians Contribute to Super?
Superannuation is the Australian Government’s answer to creating a sustainable retirement strategy for our growing population. To encourage us to grow our retirement nest egg, the Government has made Super a very attractive place to invest our money.
Return on Investment (ROI) Explained
ROI stands for Return on Investment and is one of the simplest and most versatile ratios to compare the profitability of investments. The formula to calculate ROI is the net return from an investment divided by its cost.
What is a stock market crash?
Defined: A stock market crash / share market crash is a rapid sell-off or falls in asset prices, like shares / stocks, bonds or property.
What is diversification?
Diversification is a portfolio management technique used to lower the risk of an investment portfolio.
What is an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)?
Defined: An Exchange Traded Fund or ETF is simply a managed fund (mutual fund) that is listed on the stock exchange.
What is an Index Fund?
An index fund is a type of managed fund (also known as a ‘mutual fund’) which tracks a popular financial index, like the Dow Jones Industrial Average or Australia’s ASX 200.
What is a managed fund?
A managed fund is a pool of money managed by a professional funds management company.
How to Create a Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Analysis
Video tutorial: How to Value Stocks Using Discounted Cash Flow DCF Analysis in a spreadsheet, using a real example.