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Fundamental Information

The facts that affect a company's underlying value. Examples of fundamental information include debt, cash flow, supply of and demand for the company's products, and so forth. For instance, if a company does not have a sufficient supply of products, it will fail. Likewise, demand for the product must remain at a certain level in order for it to be successful. Strong fundamental information is considered essential for long-term success and stability. See also: Value investing, Fundamental analysis.

fundamentals

The basic economic, financial, and operating factors that influence the success of a business and the price of its securities. Fundamentals of a security include the price-earnings ratio, dividend payout, and earnings-per-share growth.
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It was not Centre's stand to make privacy a fundamental right.
We believe fundamental weighted index ETFs are a revolutionary step forward," Davidow said.
Tickets to the 2013 Garden Party, benefitting Fundamental Learning Center, are $75 per person, which includes entertainment in an idyllic setting of Botanica Gardens, a dinner buffet, and a signature cocktail.
String researcher Barton Zwiebach of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology points out, for instance, that string theorists have devised a theoretical model of black holes that seems to resolve a fundamental puzzle about those objects.
The net upshot is that as talk of default in large emerging market economies such as Brazil and Russia recedes into the distant past as those countries' economic fundamentals improve, questions about the sustainability of the public debt situations of countries such as Greece, Portugal, and Italy will come to the fore.
The Neutron Interactions and Dosimetry Group at NIST operates one end-guide position that is wholly dedicated to fundamental neutron physics research.
In the following, we shall take a closer look at the consequences of the epistemological basis trying to complete the knowledge profile for the fundamental sign.
But companies with poor fundamentals relative to their sector benchmarks should think twice about being issuers.
The fundamentals of money management can help people make smart decisions that promote their own well-being and, on a broader scale, foster a more efficient economy.
The intractability of the achievement gap is just one example of the third explanation: that fundamental school reform takes a long time.
The fundamental physical constants also demonstrate fine-tuning: had the weak and strong nuclear forces, electromagnetic force, or electron charge been minutely different, conditions would have proved unsu itable for the evolution of life.

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