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The fall of Caesars Entertainment

Amazing case study in private equity! Only its real money folks. Great write up by Fortune: How buyout giants Apollo and TPG lost big (and made hedge fund enemies) by betting on Caesars Entertainment One of the most interesting parts is towards the end where Apollo...

Navigating the 10K: 5 min read

Ever wonder what the hell is going on in a 10K? Here’s a quick overview. Overview: Annual reports are due on March 1st for the majority of publicly traded companies. Mark your calendars, boys and girls! If you have a market cap less than $700M (but above $75M)...

EBITDA: Pros and Cons in 3 min read

Pros: EBITDA is Earnings before Interest, Depreciation and Amortization. Its a measure of profits and mainly used to compare the financial health of a company, without taking into consideration its capital structure, taxes or different depreciation and amortization...

Top 5 Picks for the Week: Finance Tools that Rock

Having a hard time keeping up to date with the tools available? Here are our Top 5 Picks for the week from our Day One community.  All are software tools and services that are free or near free and that you can use to immediately add value. We are really in the golden...