Business Finance

  • What Are Some Modern Examples of Price Floors and Ceilings?

    Price floors and ceilings are a mechanism used by governments to ensure that prices of certain products or services are appropriate for particular groups of producers or consumers. A look at some examples of current price floors and ceilings in today's...
    By Peter Hann August 14, 2011 

  • Theory of Absolute Advantage: Looking at Examples

    According to the theory of absolute advantage it is worthwhile for a country to specialize in the production of those goods that it can manufacture most efficiently, exporting those that are in excess of its domestic needs and importing goods that it...
    By Peter Hann August 14, 2011 

  • Fair Trade vs. Free Trade

    Advocates of free trade argue that by specializing in those goods and services which they produce most efficiently countries may engage in international trade and increase their wealth. Proponents of fair trade point out that the resulting wealth is spread...
    By Peter Hann August 14, 2011 


  • Different Types of Business Fraud

    Every day somewhere in the world a fraudulent crime is committed. This white collar crime is very prevalent in today's world. The article will explore the three main types of fraud, what they entail and some famous cases.
    By Brenda Barrett August 14, 2011 

  • How Does Supply Change Even When Prices Remain Constant?

    The law of supply states that higher the price, the higher the quantity supplied, for higher prices mean more revenues. However, other factors also influence supply, and such factors may cause a shift in the supply curve, right or left, even when prices...
    By N Nayab August 11, 2011 

  • Walking Through an Example of Creating a Zero-Based Budget

    Are you familiar with ZBB or zero-based budget preparation method? Perhaps not; this method was briefly popular during the 1970s but didn’t quite make it as a widely held practice. Yet in today’s current business set-up, the method...
    By ciel s cantoria August 9, 2011 


  • A Closer Look at the Pros and Cons of Free Trade

    Free trade brings advantages to the international community by enabling countries to specialize in certain goods and services and increase their productivity. Free trade also brings problems for domestic industries by increasing competition and increasing...
    By Peter Hann August 8, 2011 

  • Principle of Comparative Advantage: Explaining With Examples

    The principle of comparative advantage shows that it makes sense for countries to specialize in goods where the opportunity cost of production is lower than their competitors. This specialization combined with international trade enables each country...
    By Peter Hann August 8, 2011 

  • Estimating the Project's Net Cash Flow: Will Expected Profits Be Worth the Risks?

    The popular concept for estimating cash flows is for purposes of managing the utilization of the working capital allotted to the project. This article presents a different facet of cash flow estimation-- how it serves as a tool for gauging if the project's...
    By ciel s cantoria August 6, 2011 

  • Raising the Debt Ceiling: What Are the Other Options?

    The debt ceiling is a cap on borrowing, usually self-imposed. The debtor has to raise this cap to borrow more and balance budget deficit. Increasing revenue and/or decreasing expenditure constitute two alternatives to raising the debt ceiling. Failure...
    By N Nayab August 1, 2011 
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