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By Ee Hsin Kok.  Edited by Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview Real yields, otherwise referred to as real interest rates, are a term used to describe an asset’s yields once adjusted against inflation. This term is commonly associated with bonds but can refer to many other assets such as loans. In this article, we go over common...
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By Ee Hsin Kok. Edited by Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview When evaluating a company’s financial strength, one of the most important factors is how much debt a company has taken on. However, you can’t evaluate a company based on the absolute value of its debt, as larger companies with higher earnings and/or more assets can afford...
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By Ee Hsin Kok. Edited by Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview You might have heard talk in recent years about the threat of certain Chinese companies like Alibaba and Baidu being delisted from the US stock exchange. In this article, we go over what a delisting is, the circumstances under which it can occur, and what delisting...
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By William Cao. Edited by Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview  In this article, two financial concepts named Tax Deductions and Refunds will be dissected and written into a more simplistic and concise manner. It is crucial for one to learn and familiarize themselves with the knowledge behind these two processes due to the many applications U.S. citizens...
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By Ee Hsin Kok. Edited by Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview When learning about options, you will likely hear about the “Greeks”. The “Greeks” consist of Delta, Gamma, Theta, and Vega. In a previous article, we went over Delta and Gamma, and in this article, we will be going over what Theta and Vega are.  Theta Theta...
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By Ee Hsin Kok. Edited by Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview When learning about options, you will likely hear about the “Greeks”. The “Greeks” consist of Delta, Gamma, Theta, and Vega. In this article, we will go over what the first two terms are, and how you can use them when evaluating options.  Important Note There are...
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By Aniket Bose. Edited By Arjun Chandrasekar Overview Return on equity (ROE) is a measure of financial performance which is calculated by dividing net income by shareholders’ equity. Since shareholders’ equity is equivalent to a company’s assets (not including debt), ROE is considered as the return of net assets. ROE is also considered as a...
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By Aniket Bose. Edited By Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview The net profit margin, also known as net margin, measures how much net income or profit is generated as a percentage of revenue for a business. It is the ratio of net profits to revenues for a company. Net profit margin is usually expressed as a percentage...
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By Aniket Bose. Edited By Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview Return on investment (ROI) is a performance measure used to analyze the efficiency or profitability of an investment. ROIs are also used to compare the efficiency of a multitude of investments. ROI attempts to estimate the amount of return on a particular investment, relative to the investment’s...
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By Hrishikesh Menon. Edited by Arjun Chandrasekar. Overview Short selling a stock is the opposite of buying a stock. It is when you borrow shares of a certain stock from a broker with the prediction that the stock will go down. Once it is down, you are expected to buy back those shares at a...
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