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Have Lost or Forgotten Retirement Accounts? Here’s How to Check

By Mark Holland / 7 hours ago

topperspix / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on NewRetirement. Finding a lost 401(k) or other retirement account is more tedious than metal detector treasure hunting, but perhaps more rewarding. A few years ago, I received a strange notice in the mail: a former employer was discontinuing its retirement plan, and I had 30 […]

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Direct and indirect distribution channel: What is the difference?

By Mark Holland / 9 hours ago

Direct or indirect distribution channel: overview A distribution channel is a chain of businesses or intermediaries through which a good or service passes until it reaches the final consumer. Channels are divided into direct and indirect ways. Distribution channels can include the manufacturer, warehouses, shipping centers, retailers, and even the Internet. Direct channels allow the […]

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What is the difference between revenue and sales?

By Mark Holland / 9 hours ago

Income is the total income generated from the sale of goods or services related to the main operations of the company. Income is often called the “top line” because it is at the top of the income statement. Income is the income that a business generates before expenses are subtracted from the calculation. A business […]

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Definition of SEC Form 13F

By Mark Holland / 11 hours ago

What is the SEC Form 13F? Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Form 13F is a quarterly report that must be filed by all institutional investment managers with at least $ 100 million in assets under management. It discloses your equity holdings and can provide insight into what the smart money is doing in the market. […]

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Companies that pay dividends vs. companies that don’t

By Mark Holland / 11 hours ago

Dividends are corporate earnings that companies pass on to their shareholders. They can be in the form of cash payments, stocks, or other property. Dividends can be issued over various time periods and pay rates. There are a number of reasons why a corporation may choose to transfer part of its earnings as dividends, and […]

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Why Leveraged ETFs Are Not A Long-Term Bet

By Mark Holland / 12 hours ago

Many professional traders, analysts, and investment managers love to hate leveraged exchange-traded funds (leveraged ETFs), which are funds that use financial derivatives and debt to amplify the returns of an underlying index. However, ETFs do not always perform as expected based on their names, which often include the terms “ultra-long” or “ultra-short.” Many people looking […]

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Difference between capital goods and consumer goods

By Mark Holland / 12 hours ago

Capital Goods vs. Consumer Goods: An Overview Capital goods and consumer goods are terms used to describe goods based on how they are used. A capital good is any good that is used to help increase future production. Consumer goods are those used by consumers and have no future productive use. The same physical good […]

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