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Some investors draw parallels between the Nasdaq Composite index now versus that of the late 1990s and early 2000, but there may be more to the story.
The price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) is one popular way to measure a stock’s value, but there are other tools that can be more helpful and sometimes more reveali
The price-to-earnings ratio has its critics, yet it remains a metric worth watching for valuing stocks and making investment decisions.
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