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An Investment Book Review –“International Corporate Finance” by J. Ashok Robin

Well, this came as almost a treat – corporate finance, which in itself is an investment topic to be studied, on an international context. There are many textbooks on the market which study the corporate finance topics, from the main financial decisions of a corporation to financial instruments or the (in)famous weighted average cost of capital (WACC). In an international context, there are quite few study texts.
The field of International corporate finance deals with the various financial activities of international corporations or multinational companies. This book is even more focused – it concentrates on the multinational companies (MNC’s or MNE’s) and on their blood who keeps pumping and make them grow –the flow of money. Read more

Stock exchanges sinking

Since this morning bad news kept pooring in. U.S. stocks decline for a fifth session straight, prolongating a sharp sell-off that has the major indexes trading at or near four-year lows. Today all the US major share indexes plunged 5% more, showing that the markets do not trust the US government’s measures and that the investors are rellocating their money somewhere else. Read more

Stocks sinking in the (investments) rain

Shares all over the world went down today further, with Dow Jones leading the pack below 10,000 points, cancelling four years of gains in several weeks. And of course, investors are really scared since they have drawn the US banks collapse lessons. Read more

Is it still worth to invest in a credit crunch?

If you are one of those investors who get scared when things go ugly, of course the answer is not. After all, seeing the banks shares crushing, the prices of raw materials going up and making 50% of some sectors’ companies going bankrupt and the job cuts in the US, all this gets kind of scary. Read more