Comparable Companies, as of year-end 2014 Beta Debt Equity D/E Halliburton Company ( HAL) 1.6 7,840 16,267 0.48 Schlumberger Limited. ( SLB) 1.65 10,565 37,850 0.28 Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. ( HLX) 1.71 523.23 1653.47 0.32 Superior Energy Services, Inc. ( SPN) 1.69 1,627.84 4079.74 0.40          Continue Reading


Exchange traded funds, better known by the acronym ETFs, are a good way to gain exposure to several individual stocks without taking positions in any one of them on an individual basis. Unlike mutual funds, ETFs trade throughout the day, just like the underlying stock holdings. So, while investing in anContinue Reading


Your net worth, quite simply, is the dollar amount of your assets minus all your debts. You can calculate your net worth by subtracting your liabilities (debts) from your assets. If your assets exceed your liabilities, you will have a positive net worth. Conversely, if your liabilities are greater than yourContinue Reading