Fundamental analysis as a business valuation technique

Jun 09, 2011 Karen Umpierre

Fundamental analysis as a business valuation technique

According to a U.S. News Business article by guest writer Jim Wang, one of the most basic methods of business valuation is fundamental analysis. Unlike technical analysis, which primarily considers the numerical data associated with an investment,


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Consumer credit reports may contain flaws

Jun 09, 2011 Brian Bradley

Consumer credit reports are essential to securing a loan for major purchases, such as a new home or a car, and can often factor in to an employer's decision to hire a potential candidate. Many consumers take precautions to ensure their


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Proper questioning during pre-employment background checks can weed out candidates

Jun 09, 2011 Matt Roesly

Particularly in this economy, with many consumers out of work and on the hunt for employment, it is essential that companies conduct pre-employment screenings to ensure they are filling open positions with the most qualified candidates possible.


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Parks and rec director resigns after background screening negligence

Jun 09, 2011 Matt Roesly

Parks and rec director resigns after background screening negligence

Pat Plocek, head of Parks and Recreation in Leon County, Florida, recently resigned following allegations that the county's youth baseball coaches had not received background screenings, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.Plocek submitted


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FTC examines issue of debt collection via social media

Jun 09, 2011 Mike Garretson

In response to a precedent-setting case in which a debt collections agency was sued for sending Facebook messages to a debtor and her social network, the Federal Trade Commission recently discussed the use of social media for collecting debts


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