Forces that move stock prices

Among the most important forces affecting stock prices are inflation, interest rates, bonds, commodities, and currencies. Sometimes the stock market reverses suddenly, typically followed by published explanations worded to suggest that the writer’s keen observation enabled him to predict the market’s turn. […]

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Optimal cost structure and effective economies of scale

How do companies choose their cost structure? What is the nature and function of the scales of operation? What are the sources of functional and dysfunctional scales of operation? These policy questions pertain to the optimal overhead for a business enterprise – […]

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Window Film Energy Savings – Calculating Payback Periods

One of the most effective ways for property managers and energy engineers to improve the energy efficiency of a building envelope is to install window film. Window film makes glass more energy efficient, at a much more affordable cost than new windows […]

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Keeping up with casino technology

Casino technology has made monstrous advances in the last ten years, particularly within the world of online casinos. Every year downloadable software seems to provide better graphics for its players while becoming easier to use. The increase in computer users multiplied by […]

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Hemorrhoids – Lots of Miles – A Trucker’s Nightmare

Hemorrhoids used to be associated with truck drivers, but they are not the only problems truck drivers have. When you are responsible for possibly hundreds of thousands of dollars in the form of freight plus the enormous cost of a good rig […]

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Is critical thinking overrated or underused in higher education?

Critical thinking is listed as a desired skill or preferred outcome within many higher education courses. It is something that students are expected to demonstrate through their participation in class and learning activities. It may appear in a rubric and / or […]

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How to be smart about the stock market

The stock market can have big implications for world events and your own finances, but many investors find it too complex and cumbersome. Increasing your knowledge of the stock market can help you better understand its impacts, but how do you get […]

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Einstein – Definition of Insanity

Madness in the signage and graphics industry Definition of Einstein Albert Einstein once said, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Think about this quote for a second and ask yourself, does […]

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Top 5 QuickBooks Questions

1. Ever wonder why after downloading your bank account or credit card company transactions very well, balances never seem right? Of course, there are unliquidated items on your record; but sometimes the download gets confused on where it left off the last […]

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7 main things to consider before starting to invest

Whether they are investors, potential investors or the general public looking to start investing, everyone gets excited the moment they have extra money on their hands and one of the usual plans is to invest it for quick profits. People want to […]

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