Posts Tagged ‘investing’

Stock Market Software – Finding The Real Deal

Stock market trading is one of the most profitable business ventures for quite a long time now. It is one its own a business world that is constantly evolving and in today’s time, it has reached the online world. However, nothing has changed at all, the pay offs are still high but so are the competitions as well as the risks that are involved in it. Read the rest of this entry »

Investing in Bullion Can Pay Off

When it comes to investments buying gold or silver bars is not the first thing that pops into your head. Most people think these are relics from a time long past, but the truth is that they are still manufactured and can be purchased through special dealers. You can buy silver bullion bars through a mint or through a dealer that often sells gold and silver coins as well. Many people enjoy collecting these items as investments because they are so unique. Many of the bars made of silver come as stamped items with special images on the top surface. Read the rest of this entry »

How Do I Invest in the Stock Market? Or Better, When Do I?

Many people ask how do I invest in the stock market. The better question might be when do I invest in the stock market. In buying stocks for the first time, are there a good and bad days to invest in the market? Most people say yes. To those people who own a stock market almanac, it is essential. Although this book cannot give you a list of stocks to purchase, it can give you the big picture to determine which direction the stock market might move on a particular day. You’ll have to look at it for yourself and see if it’s really useful or not, because in the end it is always your decision that counts.

In a stock market almanac you can see some information that can help you decide what action to take.  Let’s take a look at it and see what type of information you usually find inside. In this book you can see icons on the dates and will meet a certain criteria.  A bear icon for example shows that on a certain day the market is seen to drop 60% or more of the time for the past two decades, and the bull icon means that the stock market has gone up on a certain day at least 60% of the time or more. Read the rest of this entry »

Penny Stock Trading System Basics

Many people are looking for a penny stock trading system. Penny stocks can be defined as any type of stock that is worth less than five dollars. These kinds of stocks are worth very low prices and many are less than five dollars. Since they are around the price of a penny, they are called penny stock trading on the market.

Since these stocks are worth so little, traders need to invest in large amounts in order to make any money. For example, a trader may make an investment of about one hundred thousand dollars, and make a profit of a nickel each. Although their initial worth is small, 100,000 of them make up for a lot of money. Read the rest of this entry »

Where is the Best Location for Electronic Trading?

Stock exchanges all over the world have produced new data centers, which offer space for high frequency trading systems and for algorithmic trading firms to house their computers. This technology is relatively new, only implemented within the past few years.

The practice is known as co-location, because it gives the member firms the opportunity to co-locate their own trading systems (i.e. the “black boxes” that run their algorithmic trading strategies) alongside the matching engine of the exchange itself, within the same data center. Read the rest of this entry »

Doing REIT Mutual Funds Performance Comparison

Investors should always do a fund performance comparison before selecting a mutual fund in which to invest. There are many online sources to find information on a funds performance. However, remember that past performance of a fund is not a guarantee of future success.

One type of fund that many investors like are REIT open end mutual funds. These funds invest most of their portfolio in real estate investment trusts (REITs). This gives an investor a way to buy into real estate without many of the pitfalls of direct purchasing of properties like paying property taxes and performing maintenance. Read the rest of this entry »

Learn Forex Trading – Reserve Currency

This is a post if you want to learn forex trading about what moves the markets, specifically about how the US dollar affects it.  The USD plays a integral role in the foreign exchange market and you need to learn what role it plays.  It affects the markets like no other foreign currency. Read the rest of this entry »

Retirement Investment Strategy with Small Cap Stocks and Funds

If you are a young investor, you should be engaging in a pretty aggressive growth investment strategy for your portfolio.  One of the biggest mistakes for younger investors is that they invest like their parents, namely large cap stocks and bonds.

Of course, the retirement investment strategy that you use really depends on your own risk tolerance.  But financially and statistically speaking, it would be a better long term strategy for you to invest a little aggressively for growth.  If you’re cool with that, here are some good options to consider. Read the rest of this entry »

Investing for Dummies, or Maybe Just the Slightly Challenged

I am a beginner when it comes to investing, so I am a bit challenged in this area.   I read a lot and bought the book investing for dummies recently and I have to say that it was quite interesting and informative.   I found a few things that came in handy while I was reading, so I thought I might share them with you and maybe it will help you as it did me.   Read the rest of this entry »

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