Mehmet E. Akgul

Covers investment, financial analysis and related financial market issues for BrightHedge. He has extensive experience in portfolio management, business consulting, risk management, and accounting areas. He has worked with global financial services firms for over 15 years in the United States and Turkey. Mehmet is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Public Accountant and a member of CFA Society of New York and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He earned his master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Intel Corp Stock Analysis

Intel Corp. – Scale CPU Business against Dynamic Competition

Intel Corp. is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of microprocessors’ products and technologies found in PCs and servers. The company is evolving from a PC-focused company to a data-focused company. The portfolio of products aimed to offer computing, storage, and network solutions. The company’s segments are Client Computing Group, Data Center Group,

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how to set and reach your financial goals

How to Set and Reach Your Financial Goals

How to Set and Reach Your Financial Goals Each financial objective can be achieved if we set reasonable goals and use correct budgeting techniques. A comprehensive individual financial planning generally includes; investment planning, retirement planning, insurance planning, tax planning, and estate planning. Financial advisers prepare an extensive financial plan that fits the intentions and financial

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2020 Federal Income Tax Brackets

2020 Tax Brackets

2020 Federal Income Tax Brackets The IRS adjusted more than 60 tax provisions for 2020 annual inflation adjustments. These adjustments are generally used on tax returns filed on 2021.  2020 IRS Tax Brackets and Rates (for taxes due in April 2021) 2020 Single Tax Brackets 2020 Married Filing Jointly Tax Brackets 2020 Married Filing Separately

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Market Indexes Explained

How are Market Indexes Calculated? – Definition & Examples

How are market indexes calculated? How are price return and total return measured in market indexes? What are index weighting methods? How is each index weighting scheme calculated? What are the terms of rebalancing and reconstitution? If you’re looking for answers to these questions, this article will help you understand market indices. Investors need to

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Kraft Heinz Stock Analysis

Kraft Heinz – Is the Elimination of Uncertainty Possible with New CEO?

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest global food and beverage companies, with a diverse mix of iconic and emerging brands. The manufacturing and marketing categories of Kraft Heinz Co include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, ambient foods, frozen and chilled foods, and meats and seafood products. Kraft Heinz Co operates through

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Economic Indicators

An economic indicator presents information on the phase of the overall economy. Economic indicators consist of data on an economy’s recent past activity or its current or future position in the business cycle. Leading indicators have pivotal moments that lead those of the overall economy. Leading indicators often used for forecasting short-term future trends. This

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