Does inflation make you feel, well, down? If you’re concerned about investing during inflationary periods, here are some investments you should know about.
Once you have set aside enough money to invest, then it’s time to explore the world of investments open to you. Many financial markets offer you leverage to increase your purchasing power; so all you need is enough money to get into the game. But beyond just picking an investment, you need to make sure […]
If you want superior investing results you need to follow in the footsteps of great investors.
Look at a company’s current performance over their future projections. Focus on the quantitative measures of value of existing assets and current earnings power
Keep a minimum amount in short term securities. They provide lower returns.
Initially you may keep your savings in a savings account with a bank. Please be certain that your bank is providing you with a competitive interest rate. But remember, interest in a savings account is very low. Make your money work harder and earn for you. Invest your savings in financial products and assets which […]
Once you have acquired a feel for the market through blue chips, you can explore the mid-cap and small caps. Do your home work to pick up some good growth companies. Once you understand the investing process better, you can gradually expand your portfolio to include other categories. If you want to learn more check […]
Investing is a game that involves balancing the risk and reward of the thing you’re investing it. However, there are some investments that are much riskier than others. And these are investments that you should really think carefully about before jumping in. Because, even though they’re risky, when they do yield rewards, the rewards are […]
There’s a lot of hype around investing in Gold. But should you listen? Investments in Gold are used as a hedge against inflation and currency devaluation, and as a safe haven against any economic crises. Investments in Gold gives a good return in the long run. The Gold market is highly liquid and you can sell […]
It’s smart to look at growth when investing for the long term. Look for the companies with consistent growth in sales and earnings, profit margin and rate of return on equity. Look at their trend for last 3 to 5 years or more. Phillip Fisher achieved an excellent record of money management by investing in […]
Understanding different metrics when it comes to stocks is going to help you choose the winners. Alpha tells you how a stock’s return is actually doing compared to a market benchmark, such as the S&P 500. You can earn above-average returns if you buy stocks with a high alpha. The stocks with high Alpha give […]
If you’re not very risk averse you need to stay away from volatile stocks. The price of volatile shares moves more extreme ups and downs compared to overall movements in the share market as a whole. The price volatility of a share is measured by Beta. The shares with Beta more than one are considered risky. If the market […]
Successful businesses make money. And one way to tell if a company is going to make money is by looking at their profit margin. A company that consistently delivers high profit margins is a good buy. A higher profit margin indicates the company is more efficiently run with lower operating costs and higher revenues. The […]
When you’re choosing investments it’s crucial that you look at a company’s financials. One indicator of a healthy company is high cash reserves. Invest in companies with good cash reserves .A company with a strong cash position generally reward its shareholders with high dividends, bonus shares and buyback of shares. Shares of cash-rich companies face less […]
Everyone is talking about the government shutdown — the battle of partisan politics, the 800,000+ jobs that have been furloughed, the irritation of not being able to visit a national park. But what’s going to happen to your investment portfolio? It’s tough to give a definitive answer to what’s going to happen, but we can […]