# Investing

## The Warren Buffett Company Explained

The company that Warren Buffett built along with his business partner Charlie Munger is Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Berkshire is a multinational conglomerate holding company that has been run out of  its headquarters located on one floor of the Kiewit Plaza building for over 50 years in Omaha, Nebraska in the U.S.  Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a publicly […]

## The Debt To Equity Ratio Formula

A debt-to-equity ratio (Or D/E) is the ratio in finance that shows the relation of the size of a company’s outstanding debt in relation to a company’s market cap versus what the business owes after financing the purchase of assets, research and development, and product launches. The debt to equity ratio is similar to leverage.

## The Sortino Ratio Formula

The Sortino ratio is a way to measure the risk adjusted return of an asset, investment portfolio, or trading strategy. The Sortino ratio is an adjustment to the Sharpe Ratio that filters volatility from upside moves from downside moves. The Sortino ratio only measures downside moves that are below a specified volatility target or return

## The Simple Interest Formula

Simple interest is only calculated on the original amount of capital inside a set time period. It does not include the compounding effect of returns on new money accrued. Simple interest can be used over any time period but annual returns is the one that is most commonly used.  Simple interest is calculated on original principle alone. Compound interest includes the additional

## The Rule Of 72 Formula

The rule of 72 is a process for quickly projecting how long it will take for a rate of investment return to make capital double. The number 72 is used in figuring out the answer by dividing the rate of return percentage per period to get an approximation of the number of years in most

## The Sharpe Ratio Formula

The Sharpe Ratio was developed it in 1966 by William F. Sharpe as a way to quantify potential risk in an individual investment or an investing method or trading strategy.  The Sharpe Ratio is the defined difference of the returns between an investment and the potential risk free return that is then divided by the standard deviation/volatility of the

## What Is A Brand?

The definition of a ‘brand’ is when the name and/or logo of a company is so recognizable that people associate it with a specific feeling and experience which can be both good or bad.  Most brands have a confluence of the their name with a logo, and colors that all become familiar. Most of the

## The Return On Equity Formula

For publicly traded companies and in investment terms the return on equity (Also abbreviated as ‘ROE’) is a way to measure the amount of net profits from a business as it relates to the total value of the equity of the enterprise. ROE is a measurement of how efficiently a business uses its asset value

## The Five Best Stocks To Buy In 2019

The majority of stock market gains come from a small amount of stocks. A few stocks dominate their sectors and markets and are able to continually acquire smaller companies or innovate and grow in size and earnings over long periods of time. Below is an example of companies that created the majority of stock market

## The Current 43 Warren Buffett Stocks

Warren Buffett’s company Berkshire Hathaway was holding 43 different company stocks in its portfolio on June 30, according to the most recent regulatory filing  with the SEC on Aug. 14, 2019. The biggest six positions account for nearly 70% of the portfolio’s value: \$AAPL \$BAC \$WFC \$KHC \$KO \$AXP The top 10 positions are 80%