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  • Glode Vincent | Knowledge@Wharton High School
    stocks or acquiring a competitor Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Glode Vincent Leave a comment Arbitrage Arbitrage is a transaction in which you are sure to make money Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Glode Vincent Comments Off Bond A bond is a promise to pay interest in the future in exchange for money right now Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Glode Vincent Leave a comment Hedge Fund A hedge fund is a large pool of money that several people put together and that can be invested basically anywhere by a financial expert Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Glode Vincent Leave a comment Mutual Fund A mutual fund is a large pool of money that several people put together and that is usually invested in stocks and bonds by a financial expert Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Glode Vincent Leave a comment Previous Articles Our Mission The mission of KWHS is to promote global financial literacy entrepreneurship and leadership among high school students and educators by providing free innovative educational content Lesson Plans KWHS worked with high school students educators Wharton students and business professionals to develop over 400 business lesson

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  • Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats: The SWOT Analysis | Knowledge@Wharton High School
    process you can standardize and apply to all companies is useful to most investors Take the example of Apple Although gigabytes of data exist analyzing the tech giant s financial performance a quick SWOT analysis can give anyone with even a basic understanding of the computer industry a sense of what Apple has going for it and where its weaknesses lie For example Strengths include the well designed products that the company puts out such as the iPhone iPad and Macintosh computers Apple has loyal customers and the strength of its products allows it to charge more than its competitors Weaknesses include Apple s relative softness in the business market Most of its products are bought by everyday consumers and aren t widely used by businesses PCs are more common computers to find in an office and Research In Motion which makes Blackberry phones has long produced preferred tools for those in the working world That market gap is an opportunity for Apple too For example businesses have been using iPhones more frequently for their employees as the device has grown and expanded its features Threats include the growing use of the Android platform for smartphones from companies like HTC and Motorola and the growing tablet computer market although the iPad reigns supreme for now For years a SWOT analysis was the primary way to analyze how a company was doing financially says Paul Escobar an investment consultant and founder of Somerset Financial Partners in Boston More recently however the federal government has changed the rules of how much data a company trading on the stock market must release to the public giving rise to more sophisticated analytical tools Touch feely Stuff Not Enough Plus Escobar adds a SWOT analysis is a long qualitative process meaning it s based on a person s observations and opinions and not as much on data and research In the long run for people who buy a lot of stocks that touchy feely stuff doesn t work as an investment analysis No one has time to do it he says You can argue about whether the accounting is bad or not but in the modern world that s what we need Even so the SWOT analysis does have value in areas where data isn t available Escobar says and can be used to determine what kinds of new companies and industry sectors are worthy of investment If an investor wants to put some money into a start up energy company that is environmentally friendly for example a SWOT analysis can help him or her look at all segments of the emerging alternative energy industry including wind solar or geothermal and offer direction on the prospects for each and on specific companies If you re trying to say which of these small companies have an advantage you may have nothing more to go on than what you would see in a SWOT analysis he says Want to comment on this article Use these questions to

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  • Portfolio Managers: The Challenge Is Making More than One Winning Stock Pick | Knowledge@Wharton High School
    steady return on an investment over time will likely invest heavily in stocks with a long history of good performance Early says Funds that aim to take on a little bit more risk with the potential for making more money will look for stocks with a lot of room to grow in the market Investing is about screening he says There are 8 000 or 9 000 stocks out there You can t buy every one you can t analyze every one so you ve got to whittle it down to a manageable list and know what you re looking for Ty Stovall another senior at Mayfield High who is participating in the stock market game says his small group of investors has mostly been buying up stocks of familiar companies One of our stocks Apple we bought because we knew the iPad 3 was coming out he says We figured the stock price was going to go up and it has significantly Although the Mayfield students are picking high profile well known stocks Early notes that investment managers usually spread their investments across dozens or hundreds of companies sometimes even picking companies that don t have great reputations You may want some beaten down companies that are not very good companies but are priced as terrible companies he says If you know this company has seen declining sales and doesn t have a very good product but the stock price has been devalued the stock price is cheaper than it should be given the company s bigger picture you may see a bounce in the stock price A Statistical Process over Time While portfolio managers have years of schooling and experience to draw on when picking stocks choosing investments is easier now due to the wealth of information available on the Internet Jeannette Showalter a financial columnist and investment analyst from Naples Fla says her favorite website is ValueForum where stock experts offer advice to subscribers about where to invest If someone makes a commitment to read the website they can learn a tremendous amount she says Showalter adds that despite fund managers claims to knowing the secret to stock picking success about 60 of them don t make money in the long haul The key to successful portfolio management suggests Early is less about finding one hot company and more about finding a lot of stocks in which to invest with the goal of having more of them do a bit better than expected over time It s a common misunderstanding that it s about picking one or two big winners he says It s a statistical process over time Gradually you get better and hopefully you ll win at it maybe 60 of the time Want to comment on this story Answer one or more of these questions to start the conversation Explain James Early s comment that Investing is about screening Why would you choose to invest in a company with a declining stock price ValueForum

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  • Wayne Guay | Knowledge@Wharton High School
    a business Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Wayne Guay Leave a comment Inventory Inventory are materials and merchandise held for sale by a company during the normal course of business Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Wayne Guay Leave a comment Financial Accounting A bookkeeping system that collects and processes financial information about a company and reports that information to investors Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Wayne Guay Leave a comment Debt Money borrowed from a bank or investor than must be paid back with interest Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Wayne Guay Leave a comment Annual Financial Statements Annual financial statements are the reports that a company gives to investors every year to describe a company s profits financial health and cash flows Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Wayne Guay Leave a comment Previous Articles Our Mission The mission of KWHS is to promote global financial literacy entrepreneurship and leadership among high school students and educators by providing free innovative educational content Lesson Plans KWHS worked with high school students educators Wharton students and business professionals to develop over 400 business lesson plans that cover 10 subjects Accounting Career Development

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  • Assets | Knowledge@Wharton High School
    Philadelphia and is just rented by the baseball team This post is also available in Spanish Featured Professors Wayne Guay Recent Stories containing Assets Masterpiece Theater Christie s Warhol s Lady Liberty and the Art Auction Market Apple vs Samsung The Clash of the Smartphones Entrepreneurship in North Korea Bringing Business Concepts to a Communist Nation Financial Ratios Evaluating a Company s Health and Worth Portfolio Managers The Challenge Is Making More than One Winning Stock Pick Investing 101 The Prospect of Growing Your Money KWHS Term Suggestion Is there a term you would like defined Suggest it here Business Term Captcha Our Mission The mission of KWHS is to promote global financial literacy entrepreneurship and leadership among high school students and educators by providing free innovative educational content Lesson Plans KWHS worked with high school students educators Wharton students and business professionals to develop over 400 business lesson plans that cover 10 subjects Accounting Career Development Communication Computation Economics Entrepreneurship International Business Management Marketing Personal Finance Video Glossary A comprehensive video glossary of hundreds of business related terms View the Index Educators Join the Conversation Contribute your thoughts about the current Ask an Expert question How do I go

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  • Itay Goldstein | Knowledge@Wharton High School
    offers to sell company shares in the public market for the first time Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Itay Goldstein Leave a comment Deposit Insurance Deposit insurance is a guarantee provided by the government to pay back depositors up to a certain amount when a bank fails Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Itay Goldstein Leave a comment Bubble A bubble occurs when an asset is traded at a price above its fundamental value causing inflated values in the market Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Itay Goldstein Leave a comment Bank A bank is a financial institution whose primary activities are to receive money from depositors and lend it to borrowers Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Itay Goldstein Leave a comment Bank Run A bank run happens when depositors rush to withdraw their deposits from a bank causing it to fail Published on February 28 2011 Featured Professors Itay Goldstein Leave a comment Previous Articles Our Mission The mission of KWHS is to promote global financial literacy entrepreneurship and leadership among high school students and educators by providing free innovative educational content Lesson Plans KWHS worked with high school students educators Wharton students

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  • Bank | Knowledge@Wharton High School
    it on a summer vacation This post is also available in Spanish Featured Professors Itay Goldstein Recent Stories containing Bank Opening a Bank Account Be the Boss of Your Own Money A Smart Virtual Cart How to Be a Savvy Online Consumer Entrepreneurship in North Korea Bringing Business Concepts to a Communist Nation Credit Alert The Dangers of Overspending and Underpaying Take Command of Your Credit Score Pressure Mounts in the European Debt Crisis KWHS Term Suggestion Is there a term you would like defined Suggest it here Business Term Captcha Our Mission The mission of KWHS is to promote global financial literacy entrepreneurship and leadership among high school students and educators by providing free innovative educational content Lesson Plans KWHS worked with high school students educators Wharton students and business professionals to develop over 400 business lesson plans that cover 10 subjects Accounting Career Development Communication Computation Economics Entrepreneurship International Business Management Marketing Personal Finance Video Glossary A comprehensive video glossary of hundreds of business related terms View the Index Educators Join the Conversation Contribute your thoughts about the current Ask an Expert question How do I go about getting a patent for the product I ve invented Or

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  • Alex Edmans | Knowledge@Wharton High School
    July 28 2011 Featured Professors Alex Edmans Leave a comment Credit Rating A credit rating is an evaluation made by credit agencies of a person s overall credit history Published on July 28 2011 Featured Professors Alex Edmans Leave a comment Debtors Debtors are people who owe money to you Published on July 28 2011 Featured Professors Alex Edmans Leave a comment Entrepreneur An entrepreneur is a person who starts a new business often at great financial risk Published on July 28 2011 Featured Professors Alex Edmans Leave a comment Executive Compensation Executive compensation is what top managers earn working for their company Published on July 28 2011 Featured Professors Alex Edmans Leave a comment Liquidation Liquidation is when a company goes bankrupt because it owes lots of people money Published on July 28 2011 Featured Professors Alex Edmans Leave a comment Previous Articles Our Mission The mission of KWHS is to promote global financial literacy entrepreneurship and leadership among high school students and educators by providing free innovative educational content Lesson Plans KWHS worked with high school students educators Wharton students and business professionals to develop over 400 business lesson plans that cover 10 subjects Accounting Career Development Communication

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