Archive | Education RSS feed for this section

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 […]

Read more

How to Pick Stocks

Investing and succeeding in the stock market means, at the end of the day, picking the right stocks. You can be a technical wiz, or an economic genius, but unless you can pick the right stocks and turn a profit, you’ll lose money. That sounds like common sense, but you’d be surprised how many investors […]

Read more

Understanding the Stock Market

Many traders know the technical details of the stock market – what a dividend is; using moving averages; what type of order is best for a particular situation. Not many truly understand the market as an almost-living entity, though, something that changes by the second and can be influenced by a wide variety of outside […]

Read more

How to Buy Gold Stocks

If you are into gold, you’re not alone – gold is easily one of the top two most popular commodities to trade (the other being oil). Stocks associated with gold are also enormously popular. The meteoric rise of gold lately has sent assets like gold stocks and gold stock ETFs through the roof, simply because […]

Read more

Stock Trading Rules

If you want to invest in the stock market, you need to know about stock market trading rules and what they mean for you. After all, stock trading is a highly regulated affair; going in without a decent working knowledge of the rules and regulations that govern trading is a recipe for serious complications. Plus, […]

Read more

A Guide To Trading Moving Averages

If you have seen anything more than a basic stock price chart – one that just has volume and stock prices featured on it – then you might have noticed the presence of a few odd-shaped lines that may not have made much sense. These lines are called moving averages, and they can be some […]

Read more

Getting Started in the Stock Market

The stock market is a fundamental part of the American experience: an arena where anyone, theoretically, can make it big with the right choices and a little luck. It is part of the success story narrative that informs our economy, and it can feel awfully tempting to dive in headfirst. Before you do, though, it’s […]

Read more

Can I Make a Living Trading Options?

So how do you support yourself by trading options? How do you turn the contents of your stock portfolio into a workable income? These are questions people have been asking since before the dot-com bubble of the 90’s and early 2000’s. They’re questions investors still want answers to. There is a small population of financially […]

Read more

What Is Short-Selling Stock?

Most people, including non-traders, know the very basics of making money in the stock market. After all, all you have to do is buy low and sell high, right? Well, with short selling rules, you can actually turn that on its head – and still make money. It seems contradictory, but it’s true. Selling short […]

Read more

A Guide to Long Term Investing

Many traders would say the ‘glory’ in trading stocks comes from gambling in the market by day trading – running on the adrenaline of picking a few hot stocks and wheeling and dealing for quick, short-term profit. That form of stock trading may seem glamorous, but it is also a surefire way to lose money […]

Read more