In this Interactive Brokers review, you’ll discover information about their platform and technology, as well as their commissions and fees.
A look at what a Boglehead is, and how they follow the investing philosophies and lessons of Jack Bogle the founder of Vanguard.
Day trading can be expensive. In this Jellifin review, you can learn about its pricing and if it’s good for options trading.
Why leveraged ETFs don’t match the market performance of the indexes they are supposed to track, and how that makes them bad investments.
Investing is a great way to save for the future. This guide to investing is designed to help young adults get started investing in college.
Technology has made it easier than ever to buy stocks online for free, you just have to know what broker to use to get the best deal.
Students looking for new ways of earning money to pay off their college debt is a commonplace; however, many a times students fall for risky ways of making quick cash and end up losing even more money. Online CFD trading is one of the most sought after ways and yet the simplest of them all […]
Every brokerage account has what is called a “sweep” feature or sweep account. It can be both a benefit or a detriment depending on how you use it and what options you selected when you set it up. When you setup a new brokerage account, you usually have to assign what you do with your […]
A big part of investing is knowing what NOT to invest in. For me, I like to invest in companies with a solid plan to profitability, that even a monkey could run, like utility stocks. However, it is essential to avoid companies that have no solid profitability plans, like Best Buy. Here is what I’m […]
I’m enjoying the new season of Shark Tank, a reality show where entrepreneurs pitch their businesses to venture capitalists who decide whether or not to invest in a business. The show provides some great investment lessons from very successful business leaders, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists. Here are just a few reminders that Shark Tank gives […]
Everyone makes mistakes. But if you learn from those mistakes, it never a bad thing. However, it is even better if you can learn from others’ mistakes and avoid making them in the first place. Here are six common investing mistakes that you could be making right now! Read up, and try to avoid them […]
Here is a look at why Wall Street has started hating utilities. And, are utility stocks still a good investment? Utilities are like bonds.
Here is an overview of the riskiest investments you can make, including leveraged ETFs, penny stocks, and initial public offerings.
This is an easy way to find companies and stocks to invest in, without doing diligent research — just invest in what you know.
Here is a look at some of the weird and odd stock market indicators that traders use to predict the movement of the stock market.
Using SWOT analysis for investments or company stocks can be a valuable tool for investors to fully understand the risks of their investment.
Here’s what to look for when searching for value stocks and what fundamentals to screen for. Here is a free value investing cheat sheet.
The hardest part of deciding where to invest is actually deciding what criteria you want to look for in a company. I am a huge value investor, and look for solid companies that can be purchased at a discounted price (maybe due to bad short-term news). The trick to finding these companies is to use a stock screener. Most online brokerages have them, as does Yahoo! Finance or Money.com. What I highlight below are some key fundamentals you may want to look at when investing in a company. Remember, a number or ratio may look good, but it is important to understand why that number looks good, or if it looks “too” good.
Have you ever heard of momentum investing? Basically, this is the belief that when a stock goes up, it will continue to go up. And, if the stock is taking a dive, you would expect it to continue to go down, and you would invest accordingly. This term has been quite popular as of late, […]
Wow, what a rough way to start the 2014. The S&P 500 was down 2.7% so far this year. This is the largest monthly loss since 2009, and it also poses some interesting things to think about. For example: Since 1929, the stock market has followed the same direction as January 80% of the time […]
If you’re going to invest in a company, you need to know what the leaders of that company are all about. Do they have integrity, or have they been investigated for being unscrupulous in the past? These are important questions, because as a shareholder, you’re essentially trusting the people with your money. You expect them […]
Over the past month, shareholders of famed internet deals site Groupon (GRPN) have encountered a wild ride up and down more than 50% as top-performing hedge funds claimed a stake in the company. One of the best performing funds in the last two years, Tiger Global, disclosed it owned 9.9% of the company. Someone close […]