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Definition of social capital

By Mark Holland / a few days ago

What is the social capital? The term social capital refers to a positive product of human interaction. The positive result can be tangible or intangible and can include useful information, innovative ideas and future opportunities. It can be used to describe the contribution to the success of an organization that can be attributed to personal […]

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4 cases where the M&A strategy failed for the acquirer (EBAY, BAC)

By Mark Holland / a few days ago

What is a mergers and acquisitions strategy? Transforming a small business into a large one, or scaling a business, occurs in two ways. Businesses can increase their income and profits from within by cultivating and increasing demand for their products and services, or they can acquire other businesses. Key takeaways A M&A strategy is one […]

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Discretionary definition of the consumer

By Mark Holland / a few days ago

What is the discretionary consumer? Discretionary consumer is a term for classifying goods and services that consumers consider nonessential, but desirable if their disposable income is sufficient to purchase them. Examples of consumer discretionary products can include durable goods, high-end clothing, entertainment, leisure activities, and automobiles. Businesses that supply these types of goods and services […]

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Definition of Nielsen Corporation

By Mark Holland / a few days ago

What is the Nielsen Company? The Nielsen Company is an information, data and market measurement company. As of May 2010, Nielsen Company is part of Nielsen Holdings plc. Although Nielsen is an American company, it offers market research and analysis of media-viewer interactions globally. Its world headquarters are in New York City and its regional […]

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Does homeowners insurance cover water damage? It Depends

By Mark Holland / 5 days ago

This is one of the first questions homeowners ask — or should ask — when they are shopping for insurance for their home: “Does homeowners insurance cover water damage?” The answer they are given is “it depends,” and such is the way with understanding what homeowners insurance covers and what it does not. Read this […]

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How To Pick Penny Winning Stocks

By Mark Holland / 5 days ago

company name Outstanding shares Share price Market cap Company A 1,000,000,000 $ 0.10 $ 100,000,000 Company B 1,000,000 $ 100 $ 100,000,000 When the stock price is the only factor considered, a retail investor might think that the quality of the company that is trading at $ 100 is much higher than the one that […]

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9 Overlooked Expenses That Ruin Your Budget

By Mark Holland / 5 days ago

Marcos Mesa Sam Wordley / Shutterstock.com Drafting a picture-perfect budget is only half the battle if you want to keep your spending in check. Following the rules is the other half — and that can be challenging if you underestimate expenses or forget to incorporate a few important pieces of the puzzle into your spending […]

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