Ready for Takeoff? Check Your Investment Again

Ready for Takeoff? Check Your Investment AgainDue diligence in investments, which involves both quantitative and qualitative work, is similar to security checks in air travel in the sense that how much work is done, and the attention with which it is executed can make the difference between getting on something well-conceived and well-run and something potentially harmful. Of course, there are investments that are both liquid and highly regulated that are less likely to require in-depth…

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5 Signs of a Good Financing

5 Signs of a Good FinancingInvestors should generally dislike companies that issue stock because it’s better if they are self-financing and don’t need to dilute their shareholder base. However, companies do need to grow, and financing is one of the prime reasons the stock market exists in the first place. Rather than dismiss all financings, here are five points to consider in determining whether one is good or bad. 1. A new share issue should…

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