In this article, I point out some reasons why some investors may choose to invest in individual stocks instead of in exchange traded funds, index funds, or mutual funds.
TD Ameritrade offers great educational tools when you have an account with them. Some offer a certificate upon completion as well with which you can upgrade your account. Read on if you are having difficulty understanding the material.
What are the pros and cons of owning physical gold? This article addresses this question and presents both sides of the issue.
See how an options trader was challenged to prove that trading options alone can and does produce higher stock market returns than investing purely in stocks.
When you sell option premium, time decay works in your favor. There are other advantages with selling options on futures. I discuss all this in this article.
Market gyrations can make losing trades into winners, but it is extremely uncertain that it will be consistent. Here's my analysis.
Fiat systems of paper money currency (like nearly all in the world today) have a flaw that makes them, in our time, more volatile. Since our money cannot be exchanged for gold and silver, panic can set in.
After TSLA's meteoric rise from $189 in June 2019 to $967 in February 2020, their management did the inevitable. A stock dilution. In this article I will summarise why companies do common stock offerings, and what that means for the stock price.
This article shows seven months of actual trading in stock options. It illustrates the results in table format for easier viewing. It also includes questions sent in by readers with corresponding answers.
Investment expert Paul Mampilly recently authored "Profits Unlimited" which shows how Main Street Americans can successfully build wealth. He also runs an investment newsletter based on the same principles. Read my review of his book, my actual experience, and my opinion after following his ideas.
Don't get duped when it comes to buying and selling silver bullion. Do it the right way—just like the pros do.
You may be tempted to rush out into the market and purchase stock in 10, 15 or even 20 different companies- do not! This is called 'over diversification' and can ruin your portfolio!
I made a lot of mistakes trading over 45 years. I learned crucial lessons each time I blundered, which helped me develop strategies for high probability of success.
When selecting a 401K or IRA, if you are asking a financial advisor which one, you are asking the wrong question.
Getting started with trading can be confusing. There are many "gurus" that claim to have a magic formula. I will NOT do this. Instead I will give you a brief overview of the financial landscape, so you can make a more informed decision as to what assets and strategies to use.
Forget the gimmicks and late-night "get rich quick" infomercials! My tutorial will give you the REAL scoop on real estate investing, both residential and commercial, and equip you with everything you need to know to dive into this sector with confidence.