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How long can a company lose money without running out of cash?

Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked. – Warren Buffet Is the Houston economy’s metaphorical “tide” going out?  It’s hard to say, but some businesses are definitely feeling a bit “naked” these days.  They may not even realize the peril they’re in because they still have positive cash flow despite the fact they’re losing money.  This begs

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Analyzing Your Return on Investment (ROI)

Return on Investment Return on Investment is a useful tool to understand, analyze, and compare different investment opportunities. Return on Investment or ROI measures the efficiency of a specific investment by revealing how net earnings recover the cost of the original investment. Have you ever wondered if the result of your investment was really worth

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Blue Chip Stocks

See Also: Preferred Stocks (Preferred Share) Stocks Firm; Focus on Fed Blue Chip Stocks Definition Blue chip stocks are long-established, well-known companies with reliable earning power and growth over time. Following are common characteristics of blue chips: Sell diversified and high quality products and services in a variety of geographic locations Competitive advantage in the

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3 Myths about Private Equity Investors

Myths about private equity can inhibit entrepreneurs from pursuing business opportunities and making rational decisions.  Private equity financing is a complex decision for business owners.  These owners should analyze other financing options and goals for future growth of the company before making important investment decisions. 3 Myths about Private Equity Investors Here are three myths about

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