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Residual Sum Of Squares - RSS
A statistical technique used to measure the amount of variance in a data set that is not explained by the regression model. The residual sum of squares is a measure of the amount of error remaining between the regression functi ...
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When a borrower is in danger of default, which foreshadows an individual’s or company’s incapacity to settle a debt obligation.
Chartered Business Valuator - CBV
Designation given to a financial professional who determines all or part of a business or company. This professional accounts many factors and meth ...
Retirement Money Market Account
A money market account that an individual holds within a retirement account such as an IRA. In a retirement money market account, deposits are plac ...
An individual or a group that gives investment advice or recommendations or regulates securities analysis in exchange for a fee, either via managin ...
Pump And Dump
A scheme trying to boost a stock’s price through recommendations based on false, misleading or greatly exaggerated statements. The perpetrato ...
Four Elements of Stock Investing
Stock investing has four set of fundamental elements, which is used by investors to dissect a stock’s worth. What are these elements? Dividend Yield< /strong> This financial ratio indicates the amount of dividend the company pays yearly relative to its share price, which is calculated by dividing annual dividends per share by price per sh[#ret]are.
Finance for Individuals
For Gen Y: How to Avoid Working Forever
Is it possible for most of the Generation Y people to avoid working forever? According to a survey The Retirement Readiness of Three Unique Generations: Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Mi llennials, released by the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, 60% of the millennials expect to retire at age 65 (or earlier).
Techniques Used by Hedge Funds
Distressed Debt Investing Such investors look for a silver lining in a company where the debt touched its lowest. Two things: the entity filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy in w hich the derivatives become valueless or Chapter 11 in which it continues operating under a reorganization scheme approved by lenders.
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