There are so many different ways for a person to build wealth over time. Finding the right investments is a key part of achieving your financial goals. In order to find the right investments, you will have to spend a lot of time researching your options. If you are looking for an investment that can Read More…
Five years ago, most people didn’t have a clue what cryptocurrencies were. Ask the average man on the street about bitcoin and he would have raised his eyebrows and said “huh?”. Fast forward a few years and cryptocurrencies have hit the mainstream. Today, your Uber driver can tell you the latest bitcoin price and your Read More…
Financial stability is a highly desired commodity for both individuals and businesses, and in both cases, money management is often a key to that stability. Multi-million dollar businesses don’t get to that level of success through improper spending and a blissful lack of awareness regarding their cash flow. It takes careful management, budgeting, and sacrifices Read More…
The GBP/USD pair is currently trading at 1.3205, close to its 52-week high of 1.34427. The sterling has enjoyed an imperious run of form in 2017, starting at around 1.23, and gaining approximately 7.3%. The US dollar index indicates an overall poor run of form by the greenback, with a year to date decline of Read More…
Regardless of whether you are a low-risk buy-and-hold investor or an active day trader, there are a few basic options trading strategies that you should know about. When options are used properly, they are a powerful way to reduce risk in a portfolio and generate income. For the casual investor, who perhaps only buys stock Read More…
There’s been a lot going on in the technology sector lately, with the NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) sell off and the selloff in late June after Alphabet Inc Class A (NASDAQ: GOOGL) got hit with a $2.7B fine, which pushed the stock down over 2% after the announcement. Volatility in NASDAQ-100 Now, in early June, Read More…
Crude oil prices have been climbing up steadily in the last couple of months as investors continue to expect a balance in the demand and supply dynamics of oil. Last year, OPEC announced that it has worked out a deal with its member nations and some other producers to cut production volumes in order to Read More…
Gold is currently trading at $1,215.85 per ounce, up 0.96% or $11.55. The precious metal has gained 6.40% over the past 30-day period, up $72.40. For the year to date, gold is up 4.7%, and it has an average return of 10.7% since 2002. Its best year on record in that time is 2007 when Read More…
People buy foreign currency for many reasons. You may wish to purchase Forex as a hedge against depreciation, or because you are traveling abroad. Many people buy foreign currency to send to someone else who is living abroad. Whatever your reasons for buying or selling Forex, you will always want to pay the lowest possible Read More…
You don’t have to search too hard to find some pretty amazing success stories where a penny stock has soared in value and earned some canny investors a decent profit, but on the flip side, there are also plenty of examples to be found where the cash has been wiped out when the stock flopped, Read More…
When it comes to currency trading, there is a vast range of different strategies you can adopt to generate trading profits. For example, you could pursue an event-focused strategy, where you place trades just after large market-moving macroeconomic or political events. Alternatively, you could put on medium to long-term trades based on your view of Read More…
The most widely traded financial asset in the world is not any particular stock, oil or gold – it is the EURUSD (Euro/ US dollar) currency pair. The pair represents two of the largest economies of the world. Created to facilitate cross-border trading among European and American partners, the euro (EUR) has risen to become Read More…
Introduction It is no longer news that oil prices have been crashing in the last couple of months towards the end of 2015. In fact, in the last one year, the West Texas Intermediate is down 15.6% and the Brent Crude is down a massive 28.8%. The crash in oil prices is good news for Read More…
In the last six months we have witnessed strong volatility in the global currency markets. Emerging markets currencies weakened aggressively against the U.S. dollar, which has strengthened substantially leading up to the Federal Reserve’s U.S. benchmark interest rate hike in December of last year. Volatility in the currency markets is not just an issue for Read More…
Contest: March Trading Strategy Final Portfolio Value: $101,169.24 Trading Strategy For This Contest Trading Strategy: Investing for the first time in the stock market is very overwhelming; even if it is done with virtual money. I’ll start saying that implementing a strategy takes a lot of practice and patience. You must begin understanding some of Read More…
Contest: February Trading Contest Final Portfolio Value: $135,104.98 (+35.1%) Trading Strategy For This Contest I made 4 trades at the start of the month all based on gold being undervalued. I suspected a medium term rally and I therefor bought leveraged gold stocks/etf. The only reason I made 4 trades was because I was forced Read More…
Contest: February Trading Contest Final Portfolio Value: $143,899.64 (+43.9%) Trading Strategy For This Contest Study sectors precious metals and energy- they have greatest potential for change because of most “auction” mentality” in stock and options activity. Research understanding small cap stocks. Read up on them and knowledge of these individuals is key. Final Open Positions Read More…
If you’ve started buying a few stocks, you will probably be interested in diversifying your portfolio between more than one sector. This sounds easy, but it can be very challenging finding stocks from a wide range of sources that fit what you’re looking for. Thankfully, our Quotes Tool has all the information you need to Read More…
Contest: Second November Investing Contest Final Rank: 2 Final Portfolio Value: $113,134.06 (+13.13%) Trading Strategy For This Contest I usually found stocks that had high volume and good community sentiment. As well as good stock short term news. I then bought into those stocks, and when they went up. I shorted them. MACD and Bolinger Read More…
Contest: Second November Investing Contest Final Rank: 3 Final Portfolio Value: $112,739.67 (+12.73%) Trading Strategy For This Contest First off, thanks for the great game everyone! Well played. This being my first HTMW monetized contest, I feel very humbled and excited to win. During last week, I played the VIX and biotech stocks. TVIX and Read More…