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.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
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Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.