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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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Investment Tools to Help With Your Trading

Investment should be a buzzword for just about any adult these days, especially if you have discretionary income and want to know what to do with it. Investing your money can be scary, though, so getting help whenever possible is highly encouraged. One way you can help is by finding paid and free investment tools […]

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Stock Market Information: All About the Market and How You Can Get Started

The stock market is one of the most exciting – and important – components of the economy. It can be complicated, but fortunately, stock market information for beginners is easy to come by – and the basics are easy to understand. Here, I’ll provide you with an overview of stock market info for those who […]

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Stock Market Panic: How You Can Take Advantage

The stock market is a fickle beast. One day it’s up; the other it’s down. It can be in a bull trend, or a bear trend – and you won’t really know until after it’s begun. To top it all off, each day brings volumes of economic and financial data for thousands of companies that […]

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All About Electronic Stock Trading

Stock trading, throughout its history, has been dominated by the stock market exchanges – physical trading locations like the New York Stock Exchange or the London Stock Exchange complete with trading floors, tons of television screens, and hundreds of traders in jackets running around with little slips of paper. It has also been dominated by […]

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How to Buy Facebook Stock

In the world full of great tech successes, Facebook has to be near the top of the list. The social media giant – its membership is projected to hit the one billion mark in August, 2012 – came out of nowhere from a Harvard dorm in 2004 and took the world by storm. The founder […]

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Basics of Day Trading

If you’ve ever considered day trading stocks, then you’ve probably thought about the rewards that can be achieved and the benefits that working for yourself has to offer. At some point in your dreams, however, you will also have realized there is a real risk of losing money. Whilst that is certainly true this risk […]

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Should I Sell All My Stocks Now?

I’ll be honest – in the back of virtually every trader’s head, at some point during their career, this question is asked. The short, simple answer is “No”, unless one of two conditions are met: You think the market as a whole will crash spectacularly in the very near future; or You are under-diversified and […]

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How the Economy Affects the Stock Market

If you had to name one, single factor that most impacts the stock market on a regular basis, it’s the economy. Of course, saying “the economy” is kind of like saying “Humanity is the source of the world’s problems”. While true, it doesn’t really shine much light on the cause-and-effect relationship between the market and […]

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How To Profit From Value Investing

One term that gets thrown around a lot when talking about the stock market is “value stocks”. You probably have heard this term before, and may have developed an interest in value stock investing. If so, you’re in good company; it happens to be the investment strategy of choice of Warren Buffett (a man who […]

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