Market Value Versus Book Value

Investors and creditors have several measurements for determining the valuation of a company’s stock and whether the stock is fairly valued, overvalued or undervalued. Creditors are interested in the company’s asset value to determine how much to…


Fine Art Can Be A Fine Investment

The fine art market is booming: Seems like every day, another auction record is set for “the highest price ever paid [fill in artist’s name here].” So what does that mean for the painting you…


How to Calculate the ROI of a Rental Property

Many investors diversify their investment portfolio with real estate. Owning properties can provide investors with steady rental income or capital appreciation when the property is sold for a profit. However, it’s important to measure the return…






Kraken CEO: Crypto Exchange Won't Answer New York AG's Inquiry

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken isn’t planning to respond to the New York Attorney General’s newly-unveiled inquiry into the ecosystem. Kraken was one of 13 exchanges that received a letter from New York Attorney General…


If You Had Invested Right After Cisco's IPO

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) began making routers before most people knew what they were or even how to use the Internet. On Feb. 16, 1990, the company held its initial public offering (IPO). Cisco’s IPO…


Options Trading Volume and Open Interest

Price movements in the options market result from the decisions of millions of traders. But there are a number of useful statistics besides price movements that tell you what those other market participants are doing….