Tag: investment

  • Companies

    Northwest

    NorthWest Airline merged with Delta Air Lines on 31 January 2010.Anyone on the stock market who has taken a Northwest flight is unlikely to be an ardent lover of the airline’s plebian service. Punctuality and safety records may match the competition, and travel agents may offer attractive deals, but the cabin crew measure up poorly against peers from Singapore, India, Malaysia, Thailand, ...

  • Sectors

    Banking

    Banking - Backbone of the EconomyWhile the definition of a bank may vary from country to country, it is generally defined as a financial institution engaged in banking activities, including accepting deposits, honoring checks drawn against clients' funds, and offering investment funds and loans (which are channeled from the deposits accepted). Moving with the times and technology, the ...

  • Valuation

    Determining WorthOpinions about companies vary widely on the stock market, and more than one view often has merit. It all depends on what you seek from your shares, and the duration for which you plan to stay invested in them. Dividends are obviously popular, but geometric appreciation is also the stuff of many dreams! Each company has its own charms, but not all are on the ascendant ...

  • Management

    The spread of management science marks the 20th century. Finance has always been a key element of every organization, but attention to additional functional disciplines such as marketing and human resources, is a relatively new phenomenon. A number of techniques and concepts have been developed by stock market management thinkers and pioneers, which make for more systematic investing on ...

  • Valuation

    Discounting

    The most successful stock market professionals know concepts and techniques of discounted cash flow at least as well as the alphabet! However, retail investors who have not studied Finance as a formal subject, remain at a disadvantage in terms of finding the best stock market picks. This need not be so, because modern electronic devices make it easy to arrive at figures, for anyone who is ...