Finance Essentials

The most important financial terms explained simply and in detail.


What is the function of shares for companies and for investing?
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What are the different types of bonds and what are the key considerations?
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What are dividends and what role do they play in investing?
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What are ETFs, how can they be used for investing and what should you look for when choosing an ETF? To the article

Financial ratios

Which key figures should you know in order to value a company and its share price?
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What types of indices are there and what factors are important in their calculation?
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How does inflation arise, what does it mean for an investment and how can one hedge against it? To the article