If you’re an investor, then you may already know that your family will most likely be interested in what you do and how you earn money. Moreover, if your investment strategies have often made you place personal funds or assets as collateral, then you have no other way but to explain to them how the Read More…
Finding the Elixir to Unravelling Stock Market Behavior The financial markets remain a mystery to the most astute minds. Not even genius powers of prediction can anticipate what the market will do at any given time. This naturally lends to a different set of approaches designed to help traders and investors better understand market mechanics. Read More…
StocksToTrade is a professional stocks trading platform designed for the casual trader and pro alike. StocksToTrade provides stock traders with powerful features, functions, and resources to trade stocks like pro. Read our critical review of StocksToTrade for detailed insights of this trading platform. Equities trading is a multi-trillion dollar industry featuring millions of institutional and Read More…
A lot of people started trading on forex from all across the world. If knowledgeable enough and a pinch of luck, a person can make quite a bit of money. Brokerage firms are a big part of the industry. They help people use popular platforms and perform operations on a daily bases. Generally, it is Read More…
Have you ever felt like your pocket or your wallet has holes? No matter how you try to save money, it seems to always go straight to the drain. Well don’t you worry because you are not alone! You might have tried several popular money-saving strategies like the 52-week money challenge or the 12-month saving Read More…
Today we’re talking ETFs. But not just your average run of the mill funds; today we’re talking about the best S&P 500 ETFs of 2018. What are ETFs? Over the past several years ETFs have blazed the trail in popularizing passive investing. ETFs, or Exchange Traded Funds, are securities that track a specific market (like a Read More…
Meet the Dogs No question about it, investing is a dog-eat-dog world. Traders are constantly developing and revising strategies in order to make the most money in the stock market. Throughout time many strategies have come and gone, few sustaining any significant longevity. However, over the past decades, Michael O’Higgins’ strategy coined “Dogs of the Read More…
When an investor puts up the cash for an investment there is always a reward expected.  From a pure financial investment perspective, this reward can come in one of two forms. It can come in the form of cash or it can come in the form of capital growth. The latter takes a longer time Read More…
Warren Buffet, also known as the Oracle of Omaha is a legendary investor who dishes out sage wisdom for investment success on Wall Street. Warren Buffet’s annual letter to shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway has become an annual letter to the world.  A simple online search of “Warren Buffet’s investment advice will yield tons of results Read More…
Gold is an incredibly interesting asset. Not because it’s a yellow metal, that in and of itself is atually pretty boring. The interesting side of gold is how it is used and the direct correlation between how it’s used and the price of the commodity. Today, we’ll talk about the different factors that cause movement Read More…
Successful investing does not come easy; there’s no question about it. There are too many participants in too many markets for “free” or “easy money” to be left on the table. Therefore, when looking across varying markets like real estate, equities, bonds, stock options, and even fine art, the concept of buying low and selling Read More…
How To Pick Stocks – The Basics The most challenging aspect of starting to invest in the stock market is picking the first few stocks to add to a portfolio. Every experienced investor has his/her own techniques and strategies that they believe in.  But when you are just getting started, learning how to pick stocks Read More…
2017 gave investors pause with respect to banking and financial stocks. What started out as a year of bullish expectations rapidly waned and became a risk-off approach to bank stocks. On Friday, 9 June 2017, banks returned to favour once again. A record-setting session of trading boosted major Wall Street indices on the back of Read More…
An “Investing Strategy” is a plan for how to save money to help it grow. Sometimes an “investing strategy” can just mean “plan for trading stocks”, but it really means a lot more. Liquidity, Risk, and Potential Returns All investments balance liquidity (how easily it can be converted into cash for other use), risk (the Read More…
Most consumers get a regular insight into oil and gas prices when they fill up their car or receive their energy bill but if you are an investor, you want to understand what is driving prices and anticipate futures moves so that you can adjust your portfolio accordingly. Here is a look at the fundamental 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…
What Is Credit? “Credit” is when you have the ability to use borrowed money. This can come in many different forms, from credit cards to mortgages. There is a wide range of ways to use credit, which means that it is often a challenge for beginners to learn all the different ins and outs of Read More…
Credit Reports are basically a report that contains your credit history – both the good and bad. If you watch late-night TV, you have probably seen a few commercials offering free credit reports, so you might know that these are important. Most people, however, don’t know just how big a role a credit report can Read More…
While managed funds have seen a waning interest as more investors prefer mutual and index funds, there are still those out there who prefer to follow the guidance of others when it comes to picking which stocks to buy and sell. This is evident by the rise of online and mobile platforms that allow users Read More…
Fractions What is a fraction? A “Fraction” means one piece of a whole. You can use fractions in any case where it might be useful to look at something in parts, rather than the whole thing at once. The most delicious fractions are slices of pizza. If the pizza is in 8 slices, we know Read More…