How takeovers work

As we head into 2014, investors are optimistic and markets are buoyant. In that kind of environment, you’d normally expect to see more takeovers and mergers happening.

So in this video, we look at how takeovers work and whether private investors can make money from these takeovers.

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Video tutorial - why profit margins matter

Why profit margins are really useful

In this video, Ed Bowsher explains how to calculate a company’s profit margin, why it is the best way to evaluate profitability, and how you can use it when analysing a company.

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