In everyday conversation, an exchange-traded commodity (ETC) could refer to a commodity exchange-traded fund (ETF), but an ETC is actually a product name for a specific type of security. The term ETC is commonly used in Europe and Australia, where the London Stock Exchange and Australian Securities Exchange provide trading products called ETCs. Most investors
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The Monte Carlo model makes it possible for researchers from all different kinds of professions to run multiple trials, and, thus, to define all the potential outcomes of an event or a decision. In the finance industry, the decision is typically related to an investment. When combined, all of the separate trials create a probability
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Nikola Motor Company Source: Nikola Motor Company Nikola’s entire second quarter revenue of $36,000 was related to solar installations for Executive Chairman Trevor Milton, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. “During the three months ended June 30, 2020 and 2019 the Company recorded solar revenues of $0.03 million and $0.04 million,
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Paul Zimmerman | Nasdaq | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:  Roku — Shares of the streaming platform fell 1% after the market closed. Roku reported second-quarter financial results after hours, posting a loss of 35 cents per share on revenues of $356 million, compared to predictions of analysts surveyed by Refinitiv
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Puerto Rico fiscal year 2020 general fund revenues came in 10.7% short of a May 9, 2019, projection but 3.1% ahead of a May 27, 2020, projection. The Puerto Rico Treasury reported the results Wednesday. While the January earthquakes hurt collections, the governor’s order to close much of the economy from March to the present
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Financial statement assertions, also referred to as management assertions, are explicit or implicit assertions a company makes concerning the fundamental accuracy of the information contained in its financial statements: the balance sheet, income statement, and cashflow statement. The financial statement assertions are a company’s official statement that the figures the company is reporting are a
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Senator Elizabeth Warren popularized the so-called “50/20/30 budget rule” (sometimes labeled “50-30-20”) in her book, All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan. The basic rule is to divide up after-tax income and allocate it to spend: 50% on needs, 30% on wants, and socking away 20% to savings. Here, we briefly profile this easy-to-follow
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:  Disney — Disney’s stock jumped 4% after the closing bell. Disney reported third-quarter financial results that beat analysts’ expectations for earnings but fell short of revenue predictions. Disney posted earnings of 8 cents per share excluding items on revenue of $11.78 billion compared to estimates of a loss
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School psychologist Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge has been working with young people for decades. Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge / (c) 2019 Emily Mygatt Lee There’s a heated debate taking place around the country about whether schools should reopen for in-person classes this month, when many traditionally welcome students back to campus.  Numerous districts – including some of
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For more than two years, Mariam al-Mheiri had been preparing for a crisis. So when aeroplanes stopped flying into the United Arab Emirates as the coronavirus pandemic spread across the Middle East in March, the country’s first food security minister knew what was expected. She had to guarantee that her desert nation, which imports 90
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Nikola Inc. (NKLA) shares rose more than 10% during Monday’s session after Deutsche Bank issued a short-term Buy recommendation ahead of earnings and Executive Chairman Trevor Milton’s partial update on the company’s balance sheet. Deutsche Bank analyst Emmanuel Rosner added the electric vehicle maker to the firm’s short-term “Catalyst Call Buy List” ahead of its
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The Lordstown Motors Corp. Endurance electric pickup truck is displayed during an unveiling event in Lordstown, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, June 25, 2020. Matthew Hatcher | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of DiamondPeak Holdings, a special purpose acquisition company, jumped more than 20% during premarket trading on Monday after the company announced that it will
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Donald Trump has abandoned his opposition to Microsoft buying TikTok while vowing to ban the Chinese-owned video app in the US unless an American company acquired it by September 15. In remarks at the White House, Mr Trump added another complication to Microsoft’s pursuit of the app, insisting the US government should receive a portion
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Impairment occurs when a business asset suffers a depreciation in fair market value in excess of the book value of the asset on the company’s financial statements. Under the U.S. generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP, assets that are considered “impaired” must be recognized as a loss on an income statement. Key Takeaways Impairment occurs
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As trading becomes more accessible, as a result of the proliferation of online and discount brokerage firms, more people are participating in the stock market. However, as an individual or sole proprietor, traders cannot take advantage of some of the tax advantages and asset protection strategies that are available to companies. Working as an independent
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