1. Return on investment (ROI) is equal to the margin multiplied by:
C) average operating assets.
D) residual income.
2. Delmar Corporation is considering the use of residual income as a measure of the performance of its divisions. W
We can't go without covering one of the more volatile companies and probably the most anticipated: Apple (AAPL). Unfortunately, Apple has been one of the best examples of "sell on the news" and a lot of money has been made riding the stock price up i
It's a Tough Job, So Why Do They Do It?
The Backward Business of Short Selling
March 1, 2006; Page C1
The shorting life is nasty and brutish. It's a wonder anyone does it at all.
Shorts make a bet that a stock will sink, and nobody else wants that: Not co
Following the Odyssey of Ben Bernanke
By DAVID WESSEL
July 29, 2006; Page A2
In Homer, Odysseus had to sail between Scylla, a sharp-toothed man-eater, and
Charybdis, who drank and belched waters creating treacherous whirlpools.
In monetary policy
Financial Markets Can Look
To Economy as Model of Stability
April 15, 2004; Page A2
Like doctors marveling at the eradication of a dreaded
disease, economists celebrate that big economies bounce
around less than they once did. Despite today's economic
Vioxx, Tsunami Present the Puzzle of Risk
January 6, 2005; Page A2
About 1 in 200 people who took Vioxx in one study had a heart attack versus 1 in
1,000 for people taking naproxen. In another, there were about 1 in 29 heart
attacks or strokes among those
Growing to the Sky
Portfolio diversification looks to improve investment returns while simultaneously
lowering risk. This frequently involves dabbling in so-called alternative investments.
Timberland belongs to this class of assets. However, after a total
AHEAD OF THE TAPE
By JESSE EISINGER
The Sprint offer for its PCS unit serves as a nice demonstration of why tracking
stocks have been justifiably discredited.
Sprint Corp. wants to play in the coming wireless consolidation, but before it
Analyst Takes Contrarian Google View
By KAREN RICHARDSON
Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
October 28, 2005; Page C3
A few days after Google Inc. announced strong third-quarter earnings last week, most
Wall Street analysts rushed ou