Archive | August, 2012

Are Managed Forex Accounts A Good Alternative Investment?

If you invest in mutual funds, chances are you invest in an asset class that is managed professionally. In other words, all you really do is select the mutual fund and put your money into it; all the decisions about what stocks to buy to make up the fund and where your money actually goes […]

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How to Find the Best High Dividend Mutual Funds

There are good mutual funds and bad mutual funds. How do you tell which is which for your needs? For many investors, good mutual funds are mutual funds that return high amounts of dividends, which are regular payments made from the profits gained by the mutual fund. High dividend mutual funds are great assets to […]

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Silver Mining Stocks: An Attractive Asset?

When considering diversifying an investment portfolio, many investors consider the four main assets classes – equities, bonds, cash, and property – before other less traditional assets. Becoming more common, though, is diversification into precious metals. Most often this is into gold, but, with the gold price so high, increasingly silver is the metal of choice […]

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Individual Stocks or Mutual Funds?

If you want to invest and grow your money, you have many choices. You can play in the stock market and invest in stocks, picking and choosing like Warren Buffett or a $20 billion hedge fund manager. Or, you can go with mutual funds, choosing to spread yourself out a bit and diversify. There are […]

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8 Of The Best Stock Trading EBooks

There are an awful lot of books out there dedicated to the subject of stock trading, and through my career it feels like I’ve read most of them. A trader never stops learning. But with the advent of the internet and the world wide web, not only has the business of trading stocks and shares […]

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50 Stock Trading Tips To Improve Your Trading

If you want to make money in the market or put your money into something that will pay in the long run, doing it haphazardly is just short of flushing your wallet as far as being smart goes. Lucky for you, we are here to make sure that you have a decent idea of how […]

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What is a Stock Split?

In simple terms, a stock split is a way in which the management of a company can reduce the price of its shares without reducing the value of the company. Why Conduct a Stock Split? For a number of reasons, a company whose shares are traded on exchange might decide to conduct a stock split. […]

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How to Invest in Your Children’s Trust Fund

Creating a trust fund for your child or children is a terrific way to put away money and save for their future. It can be used to pay for college, provide living expenses during school, help pay for a new car or a first home, or even serve as a retirement plan before they even […]

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Top 10 Performing Mutual Funds of 2012

When you’re considering investing, an investment in a mutual fund is often an easy way to gain exposure to the whole market or a sector which interests you most. Management of the fund, stock selection and weightings, is conducted by a professional manager who is likely to have years of experience investing. But with thousands […]

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