101.||How to boost your stock returns while lowering your risk by Tony Reed|
An options strategy called Covered Call Writing is a conservative strategy designed to reduce risk and increase income when investing in stocks. Briefly stated, stock options are contracts in which you buy or sell the right to buy or sell. Although there are eight types of ...
[Added: 23 May 2006 Hits: 418 Words: 562]
102.||The Benefits of High-Yield Investment by Groshan Fabiola|
High-yield investment can turn out to be very rewarding for investors. Although there is a certain amount of risk involved in high-yield bonds investments, they can also be very profitable for investors if they are targeted towards companies that have the potential to recover from their financial instability.
[Added: 21 May 2006 Hits: 257 Words: 405]
103.||Mutual Funds - An Introduction and Brief History by Sachin A|
Each one of us does not have the expertise or the time to build and manage an investment portfolio. There is an excellent alternative available – mutual funds.
A mutual fund is an investment intermediary by which people can pool their money and invest ...
[Added: 17 May 2006 Hits: 445 Words: 804]
104.||The Dow Jones Industrial Average: Failing the Average Investor by Steve Selengut|
In addition to a well thought out Investment Plan, successful Equity investing requires a feel for what is going on in the real world that we all refer to as "The Market". To most investors, the DJIA provides all of the information they think ...
[Added: 17 May 2006 Hits: 388 Words: 1079]
105.||How to Find Value in No Load Mutual Fund Investing by Ulli G. Niemann|
What are you thinking when it comes to your no load mutual fund selections? Are you saving pennies and sacrificing dollars?
Are you spending your time looking at expense ratios, analyzing Morningstar ratings and searching for funds with low fees and no 12b1 charges? If you are ...
[Added: 04 May 2006 Hits: 435 Words: 491]
106.||5 Things You Must Learn If You Want To Invest Successfully In Real Estate by Michael Doyle|
Real estate investing is risky, potentially lucrative and very
exciting, probably in equal measures. There are ways that you can
maximize the profit potential and excitement whilst minimizing the
risk. Some of ...
[Added: 30 Apr 2006 Hits: 271 Words: 533]
107.||High Yield Investments – 7 Things To Consider Before You Invest by Donald Saunders|
There has probably never been a better time to enter the world of investment with countless opportunities today for those seeking those lucrative high yield investments.
However, the world of investment is complex and, while many millions of people benefit from playing the ...
[Added: 24 Apr 2006 Hits: 301 Words: 737]
108.||Is selling a structured settlement a good investment? by George Hostetler|
Before one decides to sell his structured settlement for another investment opportunity; it is worthwhile to consider the pros and cons of such an action. The most important advantages of structured settlements include regular payments that are ...
[Added: 23 Apr 2006 Hits: 263 Words: 366]
109.||Ten Common Investment Errors: Stocks, Bonds, & Management by Steve Selengt|
Investment mistakes happen for a multitude of reasons, including the fact that decisions are made under conditions of uncertainty that are irresponsibly downplayed by market gurus and institutional spokespersons. Losing money on an investment may not be the result of a mistake, and not all mistakes ...
[Added: 21 Apr 2006 Hits: 281 Words: 972]
110.||Journeyman Line Hits the Nail on the Head with Customizable Tool Belts by Elisabeth Lawrence|
They've been on jobs as exotic as the creation of wall coverings for the Emir of Kuwait's palace, and as highbrow as the construction of a $300 million performing arts center in West Virginia. And although the Journeyman Line (www.journeymanline.com) of ...
[Added: 21 Apr 2006 Hits: 1178 Words: 506]
111.||An Introduction To CFD Trading (Part 1) by Kurt Magnussen|
Here's a really simple yet useful tutorial on CFD trading that
will get you up and running very quickly if you're new to CFD
By the time you finish this article, you'll ...
[Added: 18 Apr 2006 Hits: 436 Words: 981]
112.||Forex Trading: The fundamentals and the technical by Teddy|
Foreign Exchange Market, FOREX, is an international exchange market where currencies
from all around the world are traded. FOREX trades are always done in pairs,
for example, USD/Euro, USD/JPY, Euro/JPY, GBP/CHF, and CAD/USD. United States
dollars, Australian Dollars, Japanese Yens, British Pounds, Swiss Francs, Canadian
Dollars, and ...
[Added: 12 Apr 2006 Hits: 384 Words: 825]
113.||The Business Cycle - Where Are We currently? by Damian Campbell|
We are currently in Stage 5 of the Business Cycle.
Economists use numerous regularly released surveys, statistics and reports to try and predict the future direction of the economy. But if you wish to use phases of the economy to help guide your investment strategy, perhaps the most ...
[Added: 12 Apr 2006 Hits: 423 Words: 800]
114.||Unemployment May Require a 401(k) Defensive Strategy by Daniel Lamaute|
We all plan and prepare for what lies ahead of us, but can we truly know what our future holds?
In all of our planning, we never seem to account for that Mack truck barreling down the ...
[Added: 12 Apr 2006 Hits: 347 Words: 828]
115.||How To Find an Investment Advisor by Ulli G. Niemann|
Do you think you need an Investment Advisor? Hold on before you answer because this is sort of a trick question. Also, I am definitely biased because I am an Investment Advisor. Nonetheless, I think I can assist you in looking at this issue in a way that will serve ...
[Added: 12 Apr 2006 Hits: 360 Words: 907]
116.||Penny Stocks – Beyond the Pump and Dump by Arthur Browning|
Penny Stocks can be a great investment, but you have to know what to look for, or sometimes more accurately, what to look out for. Buying Penny Stocks based on a recent email you received, or what you heard from someone you barely know, is not usually a good ...
[Added: 10 Apr 2006 Hits: 299 Words: 592]
117.||Brazilian Resident Investor Status Program by Bionexus|
Updated - October 6, 2004
A new law has passed on this date in Brazil whereby the fee for obtaining a permanent residency was lowered from $200,000 to only $50,000 USD. You can obtain a permanent residency, by investing in a ...
[Added: 01 Apr 2006 Hits: 310 Words: 908]
118.||The Persistency Phenomena, Program Trading and the Small Caps by Damian Campbell|
The concept of trading for persistency is simple. The rules are this; buy on and up day an sell on a down day. The results of this strategy have blown away buy and hold and were demonstrated in the article: - The ...
[Added: 31 Mar 2006 Hits: 331 Words: 653]
119.||The Importance of Trend Following in Stock Market Investing by John Lohmeier|
"It is the direction of the price movement that counts. It is always probable, but never certain, that the direction of the price movement will continue. Soon after it reverses is time enough to sell. You should sell when you wish you had sold sooner, never when you ...
[Added: 28 Mar 2006 Hits: 228 Words: 523]
120.||How to Pay Less and get More: Discount Broker vs Professional Management Fees by Ulli G. Niemann|
How do you invest? What do you really pay? At the end of the day, what are your real results? These are questions smart investors should be asking themselves (but usually don't). In this era of more fees, misc. ...
[Added: 28 Mar 2006 Hits: 364 Words: 641]
121.||What You Really Need To Retire by Kalinda Rose Stevenson|
After reading many articles about retirement, I have come to the conclusion that most of the financial advice addressed to consumers is bad advice. From the perspective of conventional wisdom, the advice makes sense. The problem is that conventional ...
[Added: 23 Mar 2006 Hits: 311 Words: 677]
122.||Protect your possessions while at a vacation by Greg Carson|
You normally get excited and overwhelmed by the thought of a long vacation. May it be for a couple of weeks or one month, as long as you can break away from the monotonous working environment. It is a welcome bonus of life!
[Added: 22 Mar 2006 Hits: 352 Words: 415]
123.||Benefits of Having Travel Insurance by Greg Carson|
Traveling includes a number of risks. There are unknown situations which you need to give deeper consideration before you pack your bags and enjoy the ride. Most people tend to ignore the importance of acquiring travel insurance. If you happen to be one ...
[Added: 22 Mar 2006 Hits: 334 Words: 396]
124.||Safety on the Road, Safety in your Mind by Greg Carson|
A highway is an open space where anything and everything can happen in an instant. You pass over the highway everyday of your life and you are unconsciously submitting yourself to any danger or harm that could take place along the way. When you are already aware of your ...
[Added: 22 Mar 2006 Hits: 278 Words: 395]
125.||(Forex) Forex Investing at the Right Time - The 10 am Rule and How it works by David Jenyns|
Sometimes it's wise not to be the early bird when investing in forex, instead
wait and see what the day will bring before you take action. The 10 A.M. rule is
a great example of this concept, and is an example that protects your capital.
Let's say ...
[Added: 22 Mar 2006 Hits: 363 Words: 563]
126.||An Investor's View of The Fair Tax: A Resolution by Steve Selengut|
The vast majority of Americans are investors, although many don't realize it. The vast majority of Americans are creative with their 1040 numbers, although most won't admit it. The majority of Americans would agree that investing, retirement planning, and estate preservation would ...
[Added: 14 Mar 2006 Hits: 289 Words: 1094]
127.||Your Worst Enemy to Successful Investing - the Media by Ulli G. Niemann|
How do you make your investment decisions and where do you get your information? If you're like most of the people I know, you look to the experts.
That's fine, however it's important to ...
[Added: 09 Mar 2006 Hits: 370 Words: 653]
128.||Why Return on Assets is the Hit by Pitch of Investing by Geoff Gannon|
Despite all appearances to the contrary, this is an article about investing - not baseball. So, to those of you who love reading about investing but hate reading about baseball: don't be deterred. It's worth reading all the way through.
Return on assets is the hit by ...
[Added: 09 Mar 2006 Hits: 357 Words: 1276]
129.||Finding Debt Relief in Stressful Financial Times by Daniel Lamaute|
In 2002, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates eleven times in an effort to jumpstart the American economy. Job losses have been high and the stock market values remain low; consumer debt is high and consumer confidence is low.
According to the Federal ...
[Added: 02 Mar 2006 Hits: 295 Words: 670]
130.||Comparing Google's Search Franchise to McCormick's Spice Franchise by Geoff Gannon|
Google has a competitive advantage. In fact, one might even say it has a franchise in web search. I wouldn't say that. I mean, Google does have a franchise; but, it doesn't have a monopoly on web search and never will. There ...
[Added: 02 Mar 2006 Hits: 347 Words: 1146]
131.||Investing Online - What You Need To Know First by Kurt Chrisler|
Are you looking to start investing online? Without the right knowledge and information online investing can be an intimidating experience. However, if you do your research before starting and see what different online brokers offer, you ...
[Added: 01 Mar 2006 Hits: 282 Words: 435]
132.||Investment Strategy: The Investor's Creed by Steve Selengut|
Fascinating, isn't it, this stock market of ours, with its unpredictability, promise, and unscripted daily drama! But individual investors are even more interesting. We've become the product of a media driven culture that must have reasons, predictability, blame, scapegoats, and ...
[Added: 27 Feb 2006 Hits: 320 Words: 1101]
133.||The New Investor Special Report by Peter Leeds|
The Nature of Stocks and Their Markets
Besides money, the only thing you need to start investing is a stock broker. Your broker will be the individual or organization that have execute your buy and ...
[Added: 25 Feb 2006 Hits: 256 Words: 1365]
134.||10 Ways to Save Big on Auto Insurance by Paul Wilson|
Auto insurance can make a big hole in your pocket. Insurance premiums vary hugely between companies, agencies or agents, brokers, and of course the make of the car you own and your credit rating. To pay lower insurance you must:
1. Always maintain a good driving ...
[Added: 23 Feb 2006 Hits: 430 Words: 525]
135.||Your Retirement - Full of Golden Years or Golden Arches? by Daniel Lamaute|
"Global Crossing exec pledges $25 million to repay employees who lost their retirement funds"
"WorldCom Ex-Controller Pleads Guilty"
"Lucent employees file lawsuit to recover losses in their 401(k) accounts tied to Lucent stocks"
"Enron employees lose their jobs and most of their retirement savings as Enron ...
[Added: 18 Feb 2006 Hits: 612 Words: 473]
136.||The Conflict of Interest Game by Ulli G. Niemann|
Disgruntled investors are going after Wall Street once again, this time accusing one of investment bank Morgan-Stanley's high-tech mutual funds of making biased stock picks.
Recent lawsuits allege the Morgan Stanley Technology fund was influenced to buy ...
[Added: 18 Feb 2006 Hits: 347 Words: 364]
137.||An Analysis of Overstock.com (OSTK) by Geoff Gannon|
Why is a value investor writing about an unprofitable internet company? Because value investing is about finding dollars that trade for fifty cents; with a market cap of less than 75% of sales, Overstock.com (OSTK) looks like it may be exactly that.
But isn't it too ...
[Added: 18 Feb 2006 Hits: 347 Words: 1053]
138.||Does AIM Live Up to the Hype? by Katerina Mitrou|
London's Alternative Investment Market is getting a lot of attention lately, especially from small and growing businesses that see it as a potential alternative to the bigger markets. But why is AIM gaining in popularity among companies and investors alike? Is AIM a ...
[Added: 18 Feb 2006 Hits: 312 Words: 518]
139.||Start Investing Early in Your Career by Dr. Deepak Dutta|
The time to start investing is when you are young. If you have a college degree and you start investing immediately after you graduate and get your first job, it is possible to retire as a millionaire. Find an employer that ...
[Added: 14 Feb 2006 Hits: 364 Words: 543]
140.||10 key reasons why a person needs life insurance by Paul Wilson|
Insurance is designed to protect a person and the family from disasters and financial burdens. There are many kinds of insurance of which, the basic and most important is considered to be life insurance. It provides for the dependants after your death. ...
[Added: 14 Feb 2006 Hits: 242 Words: 498]
141.||Find a Methodology and Minimize Investment Madness by Ulli G. Niemann|
There are many reasons to be investing these days, and too much opportunity to not have your money working for you. However, I believe the majority of people dread having to deal with investment matters, and tend to jump into purchases and then hold their breath hoping for the best. ...
[Added: 12 Feb 2006 Hits: 282 Words: 799]
142.||One a Penny, Two a Penny, Hot Penny Stocks... by Maureen Cook|
The peddlers of hot penny stocks today peddle their wares much like the hot cross bun streetsellers of the 19th. Century. They don't exactly hawk their wares round the shopping malls crying out "Get your hot penny stocks tips here", but telemarketers and ...
[Added: 08 Feb 2006 Hits: 248 Words: 803]
143.||Yacht insurance basics by Mansi gupta|
Anyone who can afford a yacht knows that it is a major undertaking. Caring for a yacht is hundred times harder than taking care of a ten-foot johnboat used to tool around a lake searching for bluegills.
[Added: 03 Feb 2006 Hits: 265 Words: 511]
144.||4 steps to lower your instant boat insurance quote by Mansi Gupta|
There are several ways to get a better rate on your boat insurance. Some of them are beyond our control, but others are a matter of personal choice. With a little patience and research, one can improve the rate to a good degree and save a good deal ...
[Added: 03 Feb 2006 Hits: 273 Words: 514]
145.||The Basics of Value Investing by Derek Moore|
Value Investing refers to a philosophy or practice of buying stocks that are fundamentally sound, but the stock price is below its obvious value. There are various indicators that Value Investors use to determine that a company is both sound and the stock price is undervalued. ...
[Added: 29 Jan 2006 Hits: 239 Words: 478]
146.||On Formulaic Investing by Geoff Gannon|
One question almost every investor asks at some point is whether it is possible to achieve above market returns by selecting a diversified group of stocks according to some formula, rather than having to evaluate each stock from every ...
[Added: 27 Jan 2006 Hits: 280 Words: 1873]
147.||Art as an Investment: by Barry Hooper|
After property, Art is considered the most profitable avenue of investment by the "big boys", that's to say the fund managers and guardians of pensions! At this level, money is in plentiful supply and as long as it turns a profit all is well. Therefore, these people ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2006 Hits: 297 Words: 426]
148.||My Investments Are Down. What Can I Do? The Loss Protection Strategy Anyone can Use! by Tracy Piercy, CFP|
First, understand that this is more than an intellectual question. It is a highly charged emotional issue. Considering the consequences for many people retired, or close to it, these decisions can have life changing impact. The logical ...
[Added: 24 Jan 2006 Hits: 284 Words: 886]
149.||Stock Market Trading Strategies. by Jigar Vikamsey|
Its a Common investor problem!.
One say's "I bought shares of "XYZ Company" at $100 and immediately after I bought the stock price dropped to $80." I feel very sad. Another comes with a different version "I sold shares of "XYZ Company" at $80 ...
[Added: 22 Jan 2006 Hits: 413 Words: 437]
150.||Simple HYIP Investment Reminders by Samuel Quino|
Before you buy a stock or put money into HYIP (High Yield Investment Program) company or money-making program, you should consider the risk.
Generally, the risk is that you could lose some or all of your money.
However, you can ...
[Added: 12 Jan 2006 Hits: 255 Words: 433]