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Return on Investment

Return on Investment

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 calculate the return on investment (ROI) from buying stocks at different prices and selling them at different prices.


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Brief Summary

Brief Summary

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.


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Think Like An Owner

Think Like An Owner

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...


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Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statement

Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statement

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...


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Risk and Reward

Risk and Reward

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.

The video use sample in buying ...


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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...


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Assets, Liabilities, and Equity

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...


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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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What is return on investment (ROI)?

Return on investment (ROI) is a way to measure an investment's performance. It also can be used to compare different investments.

  • ROI calculation applies to not just trading or investment, but any kind of business or purchase. 
  • Calculating an estimated ROI base...

Golden rules of investment

Golden rules of investment

There are a few things to remember before investing in stocks:

  • First, it's important to have a clear understanding of what you're buying. Make sure you know the company's financial situation and what the stock is worth.
  • Second, don't invest too much money in one stock. It's imp...

Active vs Passive Investing

Active vs Passive Investing

Active investing strategies means picking your own stocks and building and managing a portfolio. It's hard and few people do it well. 

Passive investing strategies mean investing in an index. When indexing, most people like to invest the same dollar amount ...

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