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CFP Certification Exam Practice Question Workbook

A highly recommended book for testing practice is CFP Certification Exam Practice Question Workbook: 1,000 Comprehensive Practice Questions by Matthew Brandeburg, a professor in Financial planning at the Ohio State University. CFP Certification Exam Practice Question...

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ObamaCare: Insurance Facts Over Fiction

President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), or Affordable Care Act (ACA), which came to be known as Obamacare. The Supreme Court upheld this Act in 2012. The aim of the Act was to help more people get affordable healthcare. Zanny...

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Inside Job – Movie Review

Charles.H.Ferguson's Inside Job (2010) talks of the inception, growth, decay and final collapse of U.S.financial industry due to systemic corruption. Trailer of Inside Job This five-part documentary won the Oscar(2011) in the best documentary feature, Directors Guild...

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Too Big to Fail: Movie Review

Some financial companies are so big and so interconnected that pulling them out of the system would lead to the collapse of the system itself. Such firms were termed Too Big To Fail. Economists believe that if the TBTF’s feel they will be insulated against pressures...

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The Piotroski Score

Professor Piotroski decided to test his stock scanner to historical data, to compare the results vs. the ones reported for the period. This test finally resulted in what came to be known as Piotroski Score . The period in question was 1976 to 1996. It ended up giving...

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