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How to improve the late payment score on credit report

I have a question regarding payment history. I am trying to help a friend improve his credit score. My biggest challenge is that my friend has more than 20% in late payments. My question is how to ...
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How can I find data on delisted stocks?

I'm looking for a U.S. stock with the symbol AULT from about 1999. How can I find information about delisted U.S. securities in general? Particularly historical stock prices, market cap, company ...
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Where can I find a company's earnings history for free?

I'm looking for a minimum of 5 years, but longer would be better. A single chart or graph would work well. http://www.estimize.com/ has a nice graph with data underlying it but the company's entire ...
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FHA Loan - Less than 2 years employment history

Background: I & the wife are looking to buy a house priced at $250k via an FHA loan. One of the requirements for the loan is that we have a 2 year continuous employment. I have a 1 year gap in ...
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Which jurisdictions levy a tax on depositum irregulare?

Depositum irregulare arises when a person deposits a certain amount of money or goods to be temporarily kept by another person, who is obliged to return the same amount and type of money or goods, but ...
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What happened when the dot com bubble burst?

The Wikipedia article on the dot-com bubble defines it as: a speculative bubble covering roughly 1995–2000 (with a climax on March 10, 2000 with the NASDAQ peaking at 5132.52 in intraday trading ...
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Until about 1800, why did gold have any perceived value?

Related to this previous question, and this one, what gave gold value prior to "modern" uses? Until its application in EM shielding, electrical connectors, etc, it seems that gold was merely ...
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How can I investigate historical effect of Rebalancing on Return and Standard Deviation?

There are very cool tools offered in this answer here. One of them is this here that allows you to see SD and return in rebalanced portfolio over longer time periods. Now I am trying to compare the ...
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Impact of Extreme Situations such as WW2 on “legendary” Investors' Returns?

I am looking for reference material. I am trying to get some sort of outlining to questions such as: why did so many US companies become global-dominating after the WW2? could such domination be ...