Archive | June, 2012

How to Buy Stocks in Oil

Many traders these days are standing in line to buy oil stocks – and for good reason. Oil is, without a doubt, the most vital commodity to the global economy today and is always in demand. Since 1999, the price of West Texas Intermediate – one of the price benchmarks for oil used today in […]

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Why Investing at a Young Age is a Good Idea

When you’re young, retirement seems like a million years away. Unfortunately, it isn’t – which means you have a limited window of opportunity to save your money, invest it, and let it grow. Only less than 50% of workers today are confident that they’ll be able to retire at all – and over a quarter […]

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Quick Tips For Learning How to Buy Canadian Stocks

In case you haven’t noticed over the past few years, investors have had limited choices when it comes to stock markets that are stable, growing, and full of opportunity. The Canadian stock market has proven to be one of those choices, which is why more investors these days are interested in buying Canadian stocks than […]

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Keeping upto date

It’s been a busy few weeks in the markets. We have had the Facebook IPO, which was disastrous. I have repeatedly mentioned I felt the $104bn valuation is ridiculous and totally unjustifiable on a company making $1bn a year. I would personally value it around $8/share. It appears the market seems to at least somewhat […]

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How to Find Penny Stocks

Penny stocks are exciting for investors because of the enormous potential they carry – as well as the substantial risk. Finding them, though, can be a bit tricky if you don’t know where to look. For the investor who wants to try his or her hand on penny stocks, I’ll explain where you can find […]

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When Did the Stock Market Begin?

Buying and selling stocks has been around for centuries – and certain elements have been around even longer than that. Stock market history is founded on an age-old practice of wanting to invest in an enterprise and make money off its performance, and today, that is no different. While it won’t give you a full-proof […]

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What is the Best Way to Invest in Stocks?

This is a great question that is asked, at one point or the other, by just about every investor and would-be investor in the game. After all, no one wants to lose money in the market (even though everyone will lose money at some point in their careers if they trade long enough). We all […]

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Should You Use Stock Picking Software?

In today’s market, everyone is looking for an edge. From raw beginners to advanced traders, people want to use just about any bit of technology to give them an advantage – and this includes stock-picking software. Stock-picking software really took off over the last decade, as online trading exploded. Now, it’s hard to turn on […]

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