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Templates and Models

3-Statement Model – Excel Template

The P&L, Balance sheet, and Cash flow statements are three interrelated parts. The P&L feeds net income on the

3-Statement Model – Excel Template

The P&L, Balance sheet, and Cash flow statements are three interrelated parts. The P&L feeds net income on the liabilities and equity side of the Balance sheet. At the same time, we obtain Cash (an asset) by summing the bottom-line result of the Cash flow statement with previous year...
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Cash Flow – Excel Template

The cash flow statement shows how a company generated and spent cash throughout a given timeframe. An important truth

Cash Flow – Excel Template

The cash flow statement shows how a company generated and spent cash throughout a given timeframe. An important truth that is frequently neglected by inexperienced business owners is that profit does not equal cash. Every business owner and manager needs to have a clear idea of the cash flows...
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Balance Sheet – Excel Template

If the P&L statement shows how profitable a company was over a given timeframe, we can say that the

Balance Sheet – Excel Template

If the P&L statement shows how profitable a company was over a given timeframe, we can say that the Balance sheet is like a momentary picture of the firm’s condition at the time of preparation. The Balance sheet shows what a company owns (assets) and what it owes (liabilities...
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Profit & Loss (P&L) – Excel Template

The Profit & Loss statement gives an idea about the profitability of a business. We subtract revenues from different

Profit & Loss (P&L) – Excel Template

The Profit & Loss statement gives an idea about the profitability of a business. We subtract revenues from different types of costs to obtain Net income (the company’s bottom line result). Net income (also referred to as net profit or loss) gives us an idea of the economic value...
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Time Series Analysis – Excel Template

Performing time series analysis consists in studying data points that are organized chronologically and equally spaced in time. There

Time Series Analysis – Excel Template

Performing time series analysis consists in studying data points that are organized chronologically and equally spaced in time. There are different types of time series models. Many of them use autoregressive models to forecast the future values of the variable under consideration. Some other related topics you might be...
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Correlation Analysis – Excel Template

One of the best techniques of preliminary data analysis is correlation analysis. It allows us to uncover possible relationships

Correlation Analysis – Excel Template

One of the best techniques of preliminary data analysis is correlation analysis. It allows us to uncover possible relationships between different pairs of variables in our dataset. At the same time, we should always bear in mind that correlation does not mean causation. Correlation studies the relationship between two...
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Financial Data

S&P 500 Stock Data

In this page, you can find a downloadable file with historical price information about companies currently found in the

S&P 500 Stock Data

In this page, you can find a downloadable file with historical price information about companies currently found in the S&P 500 (Standard and Poor’s 500 index). This data can be helpful if you want to engage in stock market investing. We update the page on a daily basis. The...
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Commodities Market Data

Below you can find a downloadable Excel file with currently updated historical price information related to commodities. The data

Commodities Market Data

Below you can find a downloadable Excel file with currently updated historical price information related to commodities. The data we have provided displays commodities metrics derived from Yahoo Finance after the NYSE’s normal close (EST). It has been conveniently organized into five separate tabs for each commodity containing the...
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Cryptocurrencies Market Data

This is your go-to page to see all available and current cryptocurrency assets: Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Tether, Chainlink, Litecoin,

Cryptocurrencies Market Data

This is your go-to page to see all available and current cryptocurrency assets: Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Tether, Chainlink, Litecoin, BitcoinCash, Cardano, BinanceCoin, EOS, Stellar, Monero, Tron, NEO, NEM, VeChain, IOTA, and Dash. We have collected historical price cryptocurrency data derived from Yahoo Finance and updated it on a daily...
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Career Advice

Answering Difficult Interview Questions

Describe a time when you failed to meet your goals? “It is impossible to live without failing at something,

Answering Difficult Interview Questions

Describe a time when you failed to meet your goals? “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case you fail by default” J.K. Rowling Some failure in life is...
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Answering Brainteaser Interview Questions

A car travels a distance of 60 miles at an average speed of 30 miles per hour. How fast

Answering Brainteaser Interview Questions

A car travels a distance of 60 miles at an average speed of 30 miles per hour. How fast does the car need to travel on the way back (taking the same road) in order to average 40 miles per hour over the course of the entire trip? You...
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Answering Guesstimate Interview Questions

How many flat screen TVs have been sold in Australia in the past 12 months? The population of Australia

Answering Guesstimate Interview Questions

How many flat screen TVs have been sold in Australia in the past 12 months? The population of Australia is approximately 24 million. Let’s assume that the average household comprises of2 people (there are a lot of families with 3 or 4 people, but this is balanced by those...
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Answering Situational Interview Questions

What would you do if the priorities of an important project you were working on suddenly changed? It’s a

Answering Situational Interview Questions

What would you do if the priorities of an important project you were working on suddenly changed? It’s a very broad question, isn’t it? Try answering by asking some questions that can guide you to the right answer: Who changed the project’s priorities? Your boss? Clients? Suppliers? External Factors?...
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Answering Qualification Interview Questions

How do you handle working with numbers/clients/multiple tasks/stress? Each of these aspects can be really important for a given

Answering Qualification Interview Questions

How do you handle working with numbers/clients/multiple tasks/stress? Each of these aspects can be really important for a given position and the Hiring Manager will want to make sure that you are the right person that he/she is looking for. Try to figure out the most important characteristics of...
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Answering Behavioral Interview Questions

Give me an example of a time when you had to go the extra-mile? “The only way to do

Answering Behavioral Interview Questions

Give me an example of a time when you had to go the extra-mile? “The only way to do great work is to love what you do” Steve Jobs Going the extra-mile is rarely a one-time act. More often, it is an ingrained habit. You need to properly explain...
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