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The Problem With Using Beta (β) As A Proxy For Risk

The following is a brief list of definitions for beta from various textbooks and research papers.  Though brief, this is a representative sampling of...

Human Action

A great Austrian School of economics Professor, Ludwig von Mises, wrote a treatise on economics called Human Action (ISBN 978-086597631).  In his treatise he...

A Clearer Understanding of Beta

In the spreadsheet below, beta is calculated for Apple (AAPL) using the S&P500 as the market return, and basing beta on 5 years of...

PEG – Price/Earnings to Growth Ratio

The PEG ratio is another way to try and identify undervalued high growth stocks through a technical screen.  It should not be used alone...
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F9 Partial Formula Analysis in Excel

This post demonstrates how to calculate the partial value of a formula in Excel by selecting it in the formula bar, and hitting the...