Category Archives: Investing

Articles about investing – everything from the first steps for beginners to trading strategies, options, and everything in between

Understanding The World Of Options Investing

If you’re thinking about investing your hard-earned cash, you might feel overwhelmed by the different investment opportunities out there. Stocks, bonds, mutual funds—even experienced investors using a brokerage account (more on this below) need to conduct in-depth research (known as ‘due diligence’) to decide the best place to put their money. Perhaps you’ve come across Read More…

How Market Forces Impact Trading Activity?

Global financial markets are influenced by variety of factors, notably geopolitical considerations, government regulations, scarcity of resources, trade and treaty activity, cross-currency exchange rates, central banks, supply and demand. To make short shrift of the factors that influence global markets would be a disservice to the highly complex elements operating individually, collectively, and asynchronously to Read More…

The Pros and Cons of Algorithmic Trading

The world of virtual market trading has experienced considerable diversification in recent times, with online platforms have revolutionised the way in which investors research and execute orders. Interestingly, the concept of algorithmic trading (or automated trading) represents the next stage of this evolution, and one that is already beginning to impact on liquid and high Read More…

Top Six Habits of Successful Investors

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…