What Type Of Investor Should I Be

(77 votes, average: 4.01 out of 5)

Getting started in the business of investing is much easier than it used to be. So is improving your returns if you already invest. No longer is the field restricted to the wealthy or large financial institutions. More and more these days every day people like mums, dads, students and even children are trying their […]

Investing Vs Trading What S The Difference

(37 votes, average: 3.59 out of 5)

There is a question which is sometimes asked by those new to the financial markets, and even occasionally debated by experienced participants. That question is how one differentiates between trading and investing. Because both trading and investing – when one considers them from the perspective of the financial markets – are performed in very similar […]

Investors May Not Be As Diversified As They Think

(22 votes, average: 3.73 out of 5)

When more than 1 million college graduates entered the work force last fall, they began the first of what could be seven job moves during a 40-year working career, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics1. In fact, according to a recent study by Fidelity Investments, one-third of today’s new work force could be compiling […]

Profitable Investing Goals The Number One Tip For Making Profitable Investments

(14 votes, average: 3.43 out of 5)

Michael Jordan, Joe Montana, and Tiger Woods were great for a reason, they had goals. The same is true of those entering the investment field, have a goal in your career and set your mind to reach that goal. Before even making your first transaction in the world of stock investing you should ask yourself, […]

4 Tips To Build A Successful Portfolio

(30 votes, average: 3.37 out of 5)

Walking through the financial maze of stocks, bonds and mutual funds can be quite a challenge. American Century Investments offers the following tips to give you the know-how on building a profitable portfolio. * Know your goals. Consider how much money you’ll need for your children’s education or your retirement. Whatever your vision for the […]

Stocks Vs Bonds Differences And Risks

(19 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

In the world of investments, you’ll often hear about stocks and bonds. They are both feasible forms of investment. They allow you the opportunity to invest your money with a specific company or corporation with the possibility of future profits. But how exactly do they work? And what are the differences between the two? Bonds […]

Should Gold Mining Investors Consider Kilgore Minerals

(18 votes, average: 4.22 out of 5)

We wrote about Kilgore Minerals this past winter, because it holds prospective U.S. uranium properties. While studying the company, it became evident the company’s uranium would take a backseat to the company’s gold property in southern Idaho. We reviewed Robert Bishop’s commentary in his self-published Gold Mining Stock Report. Mr. Bishop is highly regarded as […]

Vix And The Psychology Of Markets

(20 votes, average: 3.90 out of 5)

We know that greed and fear rule the markets. But did you know that when investors gets too greedy, markets usually fall, and when investors are overcome with fear, markets usually rise. So how can when we monitor investors emotions and take advantage of investors emotional extremes? Welcome to the world of investor sentiment analysis. […]

New U S Mint Buffalo Coins Packaging A Nightmare

(7 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

When the U.S. Mint announced it was adding a .9999 gold bullion coin to its line of gold coins, it looked like a “golden opportunity” for the Mint to capture a big chunk of 24-karat gold coin market. When legislation was passed mandating that the new coin bear James Earle Fraser’s designs that graced the […]

Developing A Successful Trading Strategy

(33 votes, average: 3.79 out of 5)

Anyone who knows anything about stock trading or day trading has heard the term ‘trading strategy.’ A trading strategy is a simple concept – it’s basically the roadmap that a trader follows while trading the markets. A trading strategy is governed by a set of rules that do not deviate for anything other than market […]

How To Invest And Breathe Simultaneously

(9 votes, average: 3.89 out of 5)

Well, you say you’re ready to being investing, on your own. No stockbrokers, no financial advisers, just you and the open market. What a thrilling prospect. Wait, are you seriously considering this proposition? Please allow me to give some advice: Don’t do it. I speak with some experience, having lost my fair share in the […]

How Long Should I Backtest A Online Daytrading System

(15 votes, average: 4.47 out of 5)

I am frequently asked how long one should backtest a online daytrading system. Though there’s no easy answer, I will provide you with some guidelines. There are a few factors that you need to consider when determining the period for backtesting your online daytrading system: Trade frequency How many trades per day does your daytrading […]

A Few Tips For Day Trading The Stock Market

(10 votes, average: 2.80 out of 5)

Day trading the stock market involves the rapid buying and selling of stocks on a day-to-day basis. This technique is used to secure quick profits from the constant changes in stock values, minute to minute, second to second. It is rare that a day trader will remain in a trade over the course of a […]

Different Kinds Of Investments

(11 votes, average: 3.45 out of 5)

These days, you can’t retire without using the returns from investments. You can’t count on your social security checks to cover your expenses when you retire. It’s barely enough for people who are receiving it now to have food, shelter and utilities. That doesn’t account for any care you may need or in the even […]

Dinar Quagmire

(13 votes, average: 3.62 out of 5)

Online speculation regarding the ‘investment opportunity’ the new Iraqi Dinar represents is becoming a virtual cottage industry … However,I’m already on record as believing it’s a great way to acquire wallpaper one note at a time. With that in mind, I’ve noticed that a recent statement from the USA government has announced that they’ve ‘hit […]

Read This If You Can T Possibly Save Enough For Retirement

(7 votes, average: 4.43 out of 5)

It’s relatively easy to save for retirement when you’re still young. Five thousand dollars set aside for a new baby grows to an amount that generates over a $100,000 a year in current-day dollars if the money earns 12 percent annually and inflation runs at 3 percent. NOTE The data is a little sketchy, but […]

Forex An Alternative Investment Vehicle

(9 votes, average: 4.11 out of 5)

Forex (Foreign Currency Exchange Market) has been used by international banks and large investment companies for years to make millions of dollars. However, with easy access to the Internet, it is now possible for anyone to take advantage of this powerful tool and make money the same way large institutions do, even with minimal startup […]

How To Find A Good Investment Property

(11 votes, average: 3.91 out of 5)

Rental real estate is slowly becoming a good investment endeavor although there are some skeptical few who still thinks that it’s a daunting undertaking. Well we just can’t blame them since searching for a good investment property is really hard. However, for those few optimists rental property is great way to accumulate wealth. Just like […]

How To Join An Investors Club

(9 votes, average: 3.78 out of 5)

Joining an investment club could prove to be an exciting and enlightening experience especially for those who just starting their career in investment. Getting into the market early is crucial to your financial success and this also the reason why joining an investment club can be beneficial. There are two prevailing types of investment clubs […]