Monthly Archives: June 2021

Earnings per share

Earnings per Share In this article, Bijal Gandhi (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) explains the meaning and calculation of Earnings per Share. This reading will help you understand the earnings per share in detail with relevant examples. Introduction … Continue reading

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Income Statement

Income Statement In this article, Bijal Gandhi (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) explains briefly the structure of an Income Statement. This reading will help you understand the structure and the main components of the income statement. Introduction Income … Continue reading

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Could the 2008 financial crisis been foreseen?

Could the 2008 financial crisis been foreseen? In September 2008, the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers broke the news and disclosed to the public what would become the biggest financial crisis since 1929. This crisis, fuelled by the speculation around ill-rated … Continue reading

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Stock split

Stock split In this article, Raphaël ROERO DE CORTANZE (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2018-2022) introduces the specificities of stock splits. Stock split What a stock split? A stock split is a decision by a company’s board of directors … Continue reading

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How does the stock price of a firm change according to the shift of its capital structure?

How does the stock price of a firm change according to the shift of its capital structure? In this article, Raphaël ROERO DE CORTANZE (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2018-2022) analyses the effects of the shifts of capital structure on … Continue reading

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Dividend policy

Dividend policy In this article, Raphaël ROERO DE CORTANZE (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2018-2022) analyses the effects of dividend policy on the stock price. What is a dividend? Firms that generate earnings through their activities must choose between … Continue reading

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Options

Options This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) presents an introduction to Options. Introduction Options is a type of derivative which gives the buyer of the option contract the right, but not the obligation, … Continue reading

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Forward Contracts

Forward Contracts This article written by Akshit GUPTA (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) introduces Forward contracts. Introduction Forward contracts form an essential part of the derivatives world and can be a useful tool in hedging against price fluctuations. … Continue reading

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Futures Contract

Futures This article written by Akshit GUPTA (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2019-2022) introduces Futures contracts. Introduction The last few decades have witnessed an incredible increase in international trade volume and business due to the globalization wave that has … Continue reading

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Option Trader – Job Description

Option Trader – Job description This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2022) presents the job description of an Option Trader. Introduction Options are a type of derivative contracts which give the buyer the right, … Continue reading

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