Steve Bainbridge asks the question "Is SOX Dragging Down the US Economy?" He answers in the affirmative, and discusses new legislation that might ease Section 404 requirements for entrepreneurs.As usual, look around, since the things I don't find interesting might be just the ticket for your needs.
David Foster notes that Corporate Debt Financing Is on the Rise. He also discusses whether this is a good thing or not.
Investorgeeks explains two commonly used indicators: Return on Capital & Equity Growth.
Stock Market Beat gives an overview and a template for keeping track of a company's fundamentals in Keep an Eye on the Fundies.
If you're selling your house, this is a must read: Personal Finance Advice has a list of ten Home Improvement Investments that offer the highest Return On Investment (ROI).
Paul's Tips has some great strategies for quickly learning new dry/difficult material in Six Steps for Learning Difficult Subjects Quickly.
Saturday, May 20, 2006
This Week's Carnival of The Capitalists
I'm a bit late to the party, but this week's COTC is up at The Virtual Handshake. Among the pieces I found interesting are some on SOX, corporate debt, ROI an equity growth, the return to various types of home improvement, and strategies for rapid learning. For more detail, the posts of note include: