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Difference Between Assets and Plant Assets

Plant assets are a specific type of asset on a company's balance sheet.

How to Calculate the Present Value of Free Cash Flow

Here's how to calculate the present value of free cash flows with a simple example.

Tax-Adjusted Basis Vs. Book-Adjusted Basis

Not all reporting is created equal.

What’s the Difference Between Operating Cycle and Cash Cycle

There's a fair amount of overlap, but each cycle serves its purpose.

Redeemable Shares vs. Convertible Shares

Here's what you need to know about these varieties of preferred stock.

Finally: Twitter, Inc. Wants to Show You the Best Tweets First

Why did it take so long?

Roth IRA vs. 529 for College Savings

Both of these accounts can help you save for college expenses, but which is right for you?

Tesla Motors Inc. and TripAdvisor Soar as Stocks Slump

Fourth-quarter earnings reports sent these stocks higher while broader indexes fell sharply.

After a Solid Quarter, Pandora Media, Inc. Is Investing in Its Future

The music-streaming specialist revealed an ambitious plan to expand its addressable market. Here's what investors need to know.

Amazon.com, Inc. More Than Doubles Share Buyback Program

The e-commerce giant's board of directors apparently believes the stock may be a solid deal after a pullback.

Ellie Mae Earnings Stay Strong Going Into 2016

The mortgage-processing software company hasn't seen any sluggishness among its loan-provider clients.

Why Centurylink, Inc. Jumped on Thursday

Solid broadband sales, and a resurgent TV service, helped the regional telecom beat the Street in the fourth quarter.

WhiteWave Foods Co. Reports Big Sales and Profits Growth in 2015: Key Earnings Takeaways

The dairy and dairy alternative-foods company continues to deliver solid growth in key product categories, while also adding to its stable of growth brands.

Cisco Systems Trumps Guidance

The IT giant delivered a mixed quarter, but in a weak macroeconomic environment, that was good enough to send its shares higher.

Tesla Motors, Inc. Preorders Start Next Month

Tesla's lowest cost vehicle yet is about to be unveiled. Here's what you need to know about the Model 3's debut next month.

The Surefire Way to Avoid Panic-Selling

Give yourself the confidence boost you need to ride out tough markets.

It's Official: Twitter's User Numbers Are Heading the Wrong Way

The social network's user base just got a little bit smaller.

Why Bank of America, Boeing, and Zynga Slumped Today

These stocks led the way down for the stock market on Thursday. Find out why.

Why The Fresh Market, CenturyLink, and Cisco Systems Jumped Today

Plunging markets didn't stop these stocks from rising Thursday. Find out why.

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