• Value Investing

    SimpMe Says Isaiah Thomas has become one of the premier point guards within the NBA. He began his career playing for the Sacramento Kings when he was first drafted. During his tenure out in California, he made a name for himself despite being drafted late in the NBA draft. Fast forward to now and IT […]

  • Variable Costs

    SimpMe Says Variable costs change depending upon the amount of usage; they are not fixed. For example, Tesla has been able to incorporate battery operated automobiles into its product line. Most users have charging stations available at their homes, which are connected to their houses’ electricity bill.  The more they utilize their car, the more […]

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  • Vertical Merger

    SimpMe Says Roy lives down the street from Colin and Jared. To make some extra money, Roy designs logos and advertisements for small companies; his company, “Roy Designs”, made the sign for Colin and Jared’s old lemonade stands. Now that Colin and Jared teamed up to form CJ’s Refreshments, they need to find somebody to […]

  • Viral Growth

    SimpMe Says The music industry has become increasingly more competitive in recent years.  Outlets such as YouTube, SoundCloud, Twitter, and Facebook have been great mediums for underground artists to broadcast their skills.  A few years ago, Chance the Rapper was a buzzing star itching to break into the music scene.  His mixtape Acid Rap became […]

  • Wages

    SimpMe Says Large snack companies like Planter’s Peanuts have factories where they package their products.  There is most likely a ton of machinery within the factory to assist in the packaging process.  In addition, the company will hire full-time factory workers to ensure the machinery is running properly.  Each factory worker earns money each hour […]

  • Whistle-blowers

    SimpMe Says The sport of boxing has a history of corruption. Performance enhancement drugs, defected gloves, and gambling have caused officials within the sport to crack down on these types of malpractices. If the WBO allowed certain illicit activities to occur, the sport would lose its credibility. However, the industry has implemented certain whiste-blower procedures […]

  • Working Capital

    SimpMe Says A simple example of working capital would be the boxes of chocolate Hershey has in their factories that they sell to stores nationwide. (Short term assets) Any inventory that the firm keeps handy to satisfy consumer needs is described as working capital. In addition, any short term loans that Hershey owes in order […]

  • Working Capital Ratio

    SimpMe Says Chocolate bar inventory (current assets) / chocolate wrapper loans (current liabilities) would give you a working capital ratio. Current assets are assets that can be sold off in a year or less whereas current liabilities must be met in a year or less. This ratio would tell a manager how many current assets […]