The following strategies can help you understand a company's financial statements and financial health.
If you buy a company and it performs much worse than you expected, it's possible you weren't told something. But what if the economy went into recession at the same time? For this case, we had to analyze both a company and the economy as a whole. It wasn't easy.
The real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) declined by 6.4% in the first quarter of 2009 and by 1.0% in the second quarter. This was largely the result of reduced consumer spending and declines in investments, inventories and construction.
I just finished teaching a finance course to graduate students in an MBA program. Two of the subjects covered in this course were rates of return and present value. The students were able to handle the calculations but were unaware of some of the concepts.
The lawsuit finance industry has experienced explosive growth over the past few years. When you look at the industry, you will find hundreds of companies that name lawsuit funding, litigation funding, legal finance, lawsuit finance or some variation of these descriptions as their core competency
Arbitration cases submitted to the NASD generally cover the issues of negligence, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, unsuitability, failure to supervise and misrepresentation. For most purposes, they all tend to say the same thing- a failure to gauge risk
The Debtors consist of 13 nursing facilities and a management company. The Debtors operations commenced in May 2004. Due to the age of the facilities, substantial maintenance expenditures have been, and likely will be, required on a going forward basis
The successful conduct of discovery in complex financial services litigation requires the incorporation of a sophisticated understanding of the people, process, and technology employed within the industry
Beginning with The Bank Holding Act of 1956 that exempted Industrial Loan Companies from federal banking regulations except for keeping them eligible for government- sponsored FDIC insurance, these secondary lenders were a valuable source of high interest loans to a public segment otherwise unbankable. A financial stranglehold has proliferated on all citizens, however, because of misusing an otherwise well conceived statute
AS AN INVESTOR, you too may have experienced that uncomfortable feeling of not knowing how to read your monthly statement showing activity and positions or other documents sent to you by your brokerage firm