Investing should be easy – just buy low and sell high – but most of us have trouble following that simple advice. There are principles and strategies that may enable you to put together an investment portfolio that reflects your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals. Understanding these principles and strategies can help you avoid some of the pitfalls that snare some investors.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
Find out the value working with a mutual company and how you may be entitled to an added benefit of an annual dividend.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.