Terin Miller

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How to Research Stocks

How to Research Stocks

Looking to invest in the stock market? TheStreet offers 12 tips for researching stocks and what to look for when doing research.

Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH): Forms and How It Works

Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH): Forms and How It Works

EMH is good to know about for investors considering a portfolio or 401(k) or other investing vehicle that tracks the markets rather than attempts to beat them. And those who believe, essentially, that a monkey throwing darts at a stock page could pick as good or as bad a portfolio as a much-touted stock adviser or "picker."

HMO vs. PPO: What's the Difference in 2019?

HMO vs. PPO: What's the Difference in 2019?

Major differences between HMOs and PPOs is cost, size of the plan network, your ability to see specialists, and coverage for out-of-network services.

What Is Return on Capital and How Do You Calculate It?

What Is Return on Capital and How Do You Calculate It?

When a company makes money, its profitability is measured a number of ways. One of those ways is its return on capital.

What Is the Capital Gains Tax on Real Estate in 2019?

What Is the Capital Gains Tax on Real Estate in 2019?

When you sell real estate you've held as an investment, the rate at which you're taxed on the profit from it may vary. Home sales, being a specific type of capital gains, have their own set of rules.

What Is a Money Order and Is It Safe?

What Is a Money Order and Is It Safe?

You don't need to have a bank account to purchase a money order. But you will need to pay in cash to the issuer -- the place preparing the money order for you.

Property Tax: Definition, Uses and How to Calculate

Property Tax: Definition, Uses and How to Calculate

When you purchase a home or piece of property, the tax you pay annually to local government for municipal services such as police and fire protection is often, fittingly, called property tax.

Excise Tax: Definition, Types and Examples

Excise Tax: Definition, Types and Examples

Excise taxes come in many forms, but have one thing in common: they are consumption taxes.

Debt Financing: Definition and Examples

Debt Financing: Definition and Examples

There are essentially two ways for a company to finance a purchase: equity financing, in which stock is sold in exchange for a share of ownership in the business, or debt financing, or a combination of both.

Behavioral Finance: Concepts, Examples and Why It's Important

Behavioral Finance: Concepts, Examples and Why It's Important

At times, investors lack self-control, act irrational, and make decisions based more on emotions than facts. The study of these influences on investors and markets is called behavioral finance.