The company that Americans refer to as Chrysler is actually called Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU). Fiat Chrysler is one of “the Big Three,” the name given to the three major American car companies. The other two are General Motors (GM) and Ford (F). Chrysler itself was partially acquired by ItalianContinue Reading


In financial management, capital structure theory refers to a systematic approach to financing business activities through a combination of equities and liabilities. There are several competing capital structure theories, each of which explores the relationship between debt financing, equity financing, and the market value of the firm slightly differently. NetContinue Reading


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If you’re looking for a lucrative career, you may want to consider going into the financial services industry. You can find a variety of opportunities here—one that fits your skill set and future goals. It’s a very rewarding sector to work in, whether you’re looking for financial compensation or ifContinue Reading


It is not uncommon for the owners of an individual retirement account (IRA) to designate a trust as their beneficiary. By utilizing a trust, an IRA owner retains some degree of control over how assets are distributed after they die. However, while a trust is an effective estate-planning tool, IRAContinue Reading


As an innovator and visionary, Steve Jobs’ accomplishments can be held on a pedestal with the likes of Microsoft’s (MSFT) Bill Gates, Google’s (GOOG) Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and Facebook’s (FB) Mark Zuckerberg. The aforementioned names are all highly regarded within technology for transforming consumerism and the accessibility of information. While best knownContinue Reading