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These are the three main components of the balance sheet. Assets are things that have value or generate income for a business. Liabilities are things that cost money or require payment for a business. Equity is the difference between assets and liabilities. It represents the ownership interest or residual value of a business.
Example of these concepts is buying a house. We need to know how to calculate the assets (house), liabilities (mortgage), equity (down payment), etc. of buying a house.
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Thinking like an owner means having a long-term perspective and caring about the quality and value of what you invest in. Thinking like an owner means doing your own research, analyzing the fundamentals, and making informed decisions based on facts and logic. Thinking like an owner also means bei...
These are the three financial statements that show the performance and health of a business. The income statement shows how much revenue and profit a business makes over a period of time. The balance sheet shows what assets and liabilities a business has at a point in tim...
The video covers the basic concepts and principles of finance and investing, such as income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statement, assets, liabilities, equity, return on investment, risk and reward, compounding interest, inflation, valuation, diversification, leverage, hedge funds, etc.
This is another important concept in investing. It describes the trade-off between potential gain and potential loss from an investment. Generally speaking, the higher the risk of an investment, the higher the expected reward of an investment, and vice versa.
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Investing is putting money into something with the expectation of getting more money back in the future. Investing can be done in various ways, such as buying stocks (shares of ownership in a company), bonds (loans to a government or corporation), or other securities (financial instruments that r...
This is one of the most important concepts in investing. It measures how much money you make or lose from an investment relative to how much money you invest. It is usually expressed as a percentage or ratio.
Buying stocks is an example of it. To make most profit, we need to know how to cal...
Diversification is spreading your money across different types of investments that have different levels of risk and return. Diversification helps reduce your overall risk by minimizing your exposure to any single investment that may perform poorly or fail. Diversification also helps increase you...
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In this video, William Ackman, a billionaire investor and founder of Pershing Square Capital Management, explains the basics of finance and investing.
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Equity has different meanings depending on the context. Shareholder's equity is the most common type of equity - it represents the amount of money that a company's shareholders will get if all of the assets were liquidated and all the debt was paid off.
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Assets are anything of value that you own that can be converted into cash. Examples include:
Debt is a liability unless you use it to finance income-generating assets. Don't take on debt for anything that does not increase in value over time.
Suitable forms of debt include buying real estate as a rental property, investing in your business, or a student loan.
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