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domain name

Unique address of a computer on the internet, made up of three parts: (1) name of the entity, followed by (2) type of the entity, followed by, if located outside of the US, (3) entity's geographical location. Domain names provide an easy way to remember internet address which is translated into its numeric address (IP ... more

Important Business Valuation Metrics

New investors are often bewildered and confused by the financial jargon of business valuation. Confusing, strangely named ratios can simply be Greek to a newcomer to the market. Here are three of the most basic business valuation metrics used by investors that you should know. Market Capitalization Market capitalization is the value of a publicly traded company based on current...
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Glamorous Businesses versus Dull Businesses

by Ralph Wanger

Glamour has nothing to do with a niche's appeal. A dull business run by a good businessman is far better than a glamorous business with mediocre management. And even if the glamorous business is run by a genius, often, in that kind of industry, its competitors are also geniuses, so nobody has an advantage, as I've commented about high-tech companies. ...Read more

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