Archive for July, 2016

    7 Helpful Hints for IPO Investing

    Written by Chris on . Posted in Ipo review, Quarterly snapshot, Recently priced initial public offerings

    Prime broker

    The idea of initial public offerings (IPO) is relatively new. It entered the public consciousness in the late 1990s. Since then, they typically do generate some excitement and buzz for the company. Like any other stock, these can be great and these can be awful. Any hedge fund prime broker would tell their clients that. If you are looking to invest in an IPO company, here are some tips to help guide to help guide you through the process and help you make a wise decision.

    1. IPOs are risky investments most of the time. The reason for that is simple. The IPO has no track record because they are so new. The risk is somewhat mediated if the person or people at the top have

    Is Your Retail Business Looking for a Way to be More Accurate, Efficient, and Secure?

    Written by Chris on . Posted in Cash recycling machines, Portable cash counter, Retail management systems

    Currency machines

    Even the most trusted employees can become the victims of temptation. Even the most trusted employees, if facing undo hardship and financial stress, can be tempted by large amounts of cash that they can easily access. On the flip side, even the most trusting business owners can be quick to blame employees when mistakes are made. Even the most trusting business owners can doubt the reliability of a seasoned worker when cash drawers do not reconcile. Using old fashioned cash registers and hand counting by employees can be a set up for both employee temptation and employer distrust. As a realist, many retail business owners have switched to secure cash counting machines that provide both electronic coin sorter and counter functions and a electronic

    Three Reasons to Perform a Business Valuation

    Written by Chris on . Posted in Business comps, Business valuation services, Valuation asset approach

    Business valuation tools

    Knowing your business’s value is essential for every business owner. Business valuation can seem to be a daunting process, but especially with the fragility of the economy it is more important than ever to keep a close eye on your business’s value. A business’s value will fluctuate daily, so even if you had your business appraised last year or last quarter it will be different today and different from tomorrow. Here are three reasons why performing a business valuation analysis is important for any small business.

    You are a startup and you need investors

    It is no secret that businesses in the startup phase will most likely need investors in order to fund their employees and business goals for the first couple years. In order to get investors interested in the future success