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Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis

Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis

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Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis  Before delving into distinguishing let's first understand that an investment operation is one which upon thorough analysis, promises safety of principal and satisfactory return. Operations not meeting these requirements are speculative. Do not organise securiti...
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The Importance of Capitalization Structure

The Importance of Capitalization Structure

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The Importance of Capitalization Structure  A central part of the balance sheet is how the company has been financed often part equity and part liabilities sometimes isssued as bonds. Let's look at the below demo of the following companies' capitalization structures  Company A(overconservative)Compa...
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6 Common Ways Companies Misrepresent Earnings

6 Common Ways Companies Misrepresent Earnings

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6 Common Ways Companies Misrepresent Earnings   1. Accelerating depreciation Formula for calculating Depreciation = Price of AssetLifetime If a capital asset has a limited life. The cost of the asset must be written off by changes against earnings distributed over the period of its life. But in prac...
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The Bees In-Houseflies Out (BI-HO) Conditioned Pollination

The Bees In-Houseflies Out (BI-HO) Conditioned Pollination

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The Bees In-Houseflies Out (BI-HO) Conditioned Pollination  What you need: CastRoleDescriptionBad peopleHouseflies UnwantedYour vicesWeeds/wasteConditioned stimulus for housefliesA decoyConspicuous pitConditioned entity for housefliesMaterialism e.g. fame, power, dirty-money, beauty etcRotUnconditio...
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Objectivity

Objectivity

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Objectivity  Objectivity is a philosophical concept of being true independently from individual subjectivity caused by perception, emotions, or imagination. A proposition is considered to have objective truth when its truth conditions are met without bias caused by a sentient subject. Scientific obj...
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Who Gets Money?

Who Gets Money?

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Who Gets Money?  Society rewards those who give it what it wants. That is why how much money people have earned is a rough measure of how much they gave society what it wanted—NOT how much they desired to make money. Look at what caused people to make a lot of money and you will see that usually it ...
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Fishing in the right pond

Fishing in the right pond

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Fishing In the right pond  So many opportunities, so little time. Evaluating any investment opportunity takes a considerable amount of time & work. Evaluating all required factors in all publicly traded companies in the world is complete madness. Therefore, you need a process that can seperate the w...
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Unconventional Wisdom Series: You are diversifying too much

Unconventional Wisdom Series: You are diversifying too much

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Unconventional Wisdom Series: You are diversifying too much  Diversification is an overexaggerated "truth" many investors have come to accept. If you have your eggs in too many baskets, many of them end up in quite mediocre or unattractive ones and you'll never be able to watch them carefully. Inves...
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Unconventional Wisdom Series: Dividends don't Matter

Unconventional Wisdom Series: Dividends don't Matter

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Unconventional Wisdom Series: Dividends don't Matter  Question many "truths" that the general public has come to accept within the field of investing. One of these "truths" is the overconfidence in dividends. According to legendary investor Phillip Fisher, dividends are one of the least important as...
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