When analyzing the financial health and growth potential of a company, business owners and investors look to financial ratios that indicate how a company is funded and how effectively those dollars are being used. In ratio analysis, the debt to equity ratio is widely considered the best reflection of aContinue Reading


Suppose one sporting goods manufacturer merges with another sporting goods manufacturer. Before the merger-and-acquisition (M&A) deal, each company had its own workers dedicated to producing, advertising, analyzing, accounting, and other tasks. Following the M&A deal, some employees may be redundant. In the short term, this means that employees for both companies may needContinue Reading