The Only Reason To Learn About Finance
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Market Crash: The Forest & The Trees
It’s an extraordinary cocktail of circumstantial marketing.
What Does EPS Mean And How Do I Calculate It?
Defined: EPS stands for earnings per share in investing. Earnings is another word for profit, think of it like profit per share. EPS can be diluted or basic.
What Does The Fiscal And Financial Year (FY) Mean?
In finance, FY means the financial year or fiscal year. They are the same thing but “fiscal year” is more commonly used outside of Australia.
Explained: How to Calculate Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) in Valuation
In finance and investing, WACC stands for Weighted Average Cost of Capital. WACC is a very important number because it plays a huge part in the valuation of companies and projects.
What Is A Capital Raising and Entitlement Offer?
A capital raising on the share market typically means a company is selling more shares to existing or new investors. This often takes the form of a pro-rata entitlement offer, SPP or institutional offer.
How Short Selling Works (Finance)
In finance, short selling or just “shorting” is betting that something will fall in price. In this video we explain how it works using a simple example.
What Are ‘Growth’ And ‘Defensive’ Assets And Investments?
Defined: ‘Growth’ And ‘Defensive’ Assets And Investments. Generally speaking, growth assets are higher risk and higher reward investments. Defensive assets are lower-risk lower-reward.
What is Revenue?
Revenue is what you sell. It is the money that you get for selling a product (e.g. books) or services (e.g. hairdressing).
What is Return on Equity (ROE)?
Return on Equity or ROE is a financial measure which tells you how much profit is being generated for every dollar investors have contributed.
Why Is The All Ordinaries and ASX 200 In Points And Not Dollars($)?
Many stock market indices, like Australia’s All Ordinaries (XAO) and S&P/ASX 200, are expressed in points and not dollars ($).
When and Why Do Companies ‘Go Public’?
When and why do companies go public or launch an IPO?