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Investments To Make Over The Holidays

Investments To Make Over The Holidays

The holidays are right around the corner. It's the time of year when people are encouraged to spend time with family and friends, and give to the less fortunate. All of that is well and good, but it's important to remember to take care of personal financial affairs,...

Knowing When To Sell A Stock

Knowing When To Sell A Stock

The stock market is a risky place to invest money. That can be a good thing. Traditional savings accounts are insured by the government and offer little risk. However, the returns on these accounts are also known to be small. Where a good savings account might pay...

An Introduction To The Art Of Options Trading

An Introduction To The Art Of Options Trading

Options are a type of contract that provides an investor with the right to buy or sell a security at a specified price. An option contract doesn't present an obligation for the investor to purchase or sell the security that the contract is written for. Options are...

The Life of Day Trading

The Life of Day Trading

The world of investing has changed immensely over the past few years. With the evolution of the internet and the advent of mobile devices, investments can now be made anywhere within a matter of seconds. One of the biggest aspects of investing that has remained the...

Stock Terms to Know

Stock Terms to Know

Don’t get confused by financial jargon. Stocks are simple once you understand their language. Here’s a look at some terms that you’re likely to use in the financial markets. Volatility Everyone in the financial market can benefit from monitoring shifts in sentiment....

A Swing Trade for the Right Conditions

A Swing Trade for the Right Conditions

When Swing Trading Makes the Most Sense A flexible range of skills will help you to leverage various price movements. If you’re already day trading for certain price conditions, you’ll find swing trading ideal for other scenarios. The core idea behind it is more time....

Three Nontraditional Investment Ideas for 2019: Part Two

Three Nontraditional Investment Ideas for 2019: Part Two

In this two-part series, I investigated three nontraditional investment ideas for 2019. In part one of the series, I introduced peer-to-peer lending, which you can find by clicking here. In the second portion of the blog, I will be introducing equity crowdfunding and...

Three Nontraditional Investment Ideas for 2019: Part One

Three Nontraditional Investment Ideas for 2019: Part One

The likelihood of investors seeking opportunities outside of their comfort zones (e.g., stocks, bonds, ETFs, & REITs) is highly unlikely. However, not allocating capital among various investment opportunities, be they traditional or alternative, increases risk and...

The Best Books On Penny Stock Trading for Beginners

The Best Books On Penny Stock Trading for Beginners

Penny stocks provide investors with an excellent opportunity to buy shares of stock for cheap. However, the market is very risky and can cause the most skilled investors to lose a significant amount of money. To help new investors reduce their risk and make a profit,...

What Are Penny Stocks?

What Are Penny Stocks?

Penny stocks get their name for their low prices, although they do typically cost more than a few pennies. These are stocks that are priced below $5 and are not usually traded on the stock market. These stocks tend to carry higher risks, but also have the potential...