Successful Trading ? Taking Profits - Part 2

Suppose your position has made a big move and you moved your stop to your purchase price as recommended. Then let's say your stock continues to make a big move and now we're asking again the questions we asked back in the first paragraph. The first profit taking technique you... Read More

What is a Mutual Fund?

Ever wondered what is a mutual fund? A mutual fund is a pool of money run by a professional or group of professionals called the "investment adviser."A mutual fund is a company that pools money from many investors and invests the money in stocks, bonds, short-term money-market instruments, other securities... Read More

Advantages and Disadvantages of Mutual Funds

Outlined below are some of the advantages and disadvantages of mutual funds. Every investment has advantages and disadvantages. But it's important to remember that features that matter to one investor may not be important to you. Whether any particular feature is an advantage for you will depend on your unique... Read More

Different Types of Mutual Funds

This is a guide to the different types of mutual funds. When it comes to investing in mutual funds, investors have literally thousands of choices.Before you invest in any given fund, decide whether the investment strategy and risks of the fund are a good fit for you. The first step... Read More

Price to Earnings Ratio - P/E

After finding the price of a particular stock, usually the next number everyone looks at is the P/E ratio.P/E is the ratio of a company's share price to its per-share earnings.A P/E ratio of 10 means that the company has 1 of annual, per-share earnings for every 10 in share... Read More

Zero Sum Game

Most people think the stock market is a zero sum game because there is a buyer for each seller and seller for each buyer so each cancels the other and everything is equal. Not quite.There are losers here, both the buyer and the seller because each one paid a commission... Read More

You Wont Like This

Why? Because I am going to shatter your conventional wisdom as I have many times in previous columns about the lies that Wall Street continues to tell you. This time we are going to go deeper into the economy to unearth the truth about lies the politicians are telling you.Let's... Read More

Why Buy and Hold?

Since I can remember, and that's a long time ago, the Wall Street brokerage companies, mavens and mutual fund managers have been exhorting the mantra of Buy and Hold for all your investments. There have been erudite studies published that this is the only way to go.Does it really work... Read More

Whitewater Stock Market

Ever done any whitewater rafting or canoeing? Long periods of tranquil river followed by short periods of terror. Suddenly the water grips your vessel and you are pushed and shoved by massive currents over which you have no control. Missing boulders you paddle as hard as you can. You almost... Read More

When Should I Sell?

People are always asking me when should I sell my stock or mutual funds?There are some relatively easy answers to this. In fact, so simple that you won't believe them, but they are things I have learned over the past 30 years as a professional trader on the floor of... Read More

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Fools Gold

The stock market has been in an up trend for... Read More

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The Surgeon General of the United States says that smoking... Read More

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As GuruFocus updates the stock buys and sells of gurus,... Read More

Option Spread Trading

Spread trading is a technique that can be used to... Read More

Buy and Hold Investment Strategy

"Buy and hold" is one of the most heralded investment... Read More

Mid-Cap Stocks: Asset Class with an Identity Crisis

Much like the middle child, mid-cap stocks have long struggled... Read More

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As an investor you will want to check out any... Read More

Hedge Funds: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Alfred Winslow Jones started hedge funds in 1949. He was... Read More

Staying Sane While Wall Street Crashes

Everybody is riding the Wall Street Roller coaster. Even if... Read More

Risk Control

Everything you invest in has risk so you want to... Read More

8 Penny Stocks to Avoid

There are many good penny stock investments available, which could... Read More

When Should I Sell?

People are always asking me when should I sell my... Read More

Mutual Funds: The Modern Den of Thieves!

Mutual funds were created with the idea that one person... Read More

How to Short Stocks? How to Make Money when Your Stocks Go Down by Shorting

The stock market can present you with a lot of... Read More

The Big Bad Bear

The big bad bear is stirring again. So far he... Read More

Eternal Sunshine

There is a current movie entitled "Eternal Sunshine of the... Read More

Stock Market Education; Day Trading for Beginnners; How to Pick Stocks

The trading method you employ to approach the stock market... Read More

Stock Market Investing Odds

The greatest stock market myth is the idea that investing... Read More

The Stock Market is a Roller Coaster: Prepare for the Ups and Downs

IT'S REMINISCENT OF THE OLD children's tale about an old... Read More

A Personal Stock Market Investment Philosophy

∙ Make every investment in the stock market a long-term... Read More

Mr. Market

I constantly hear the talking heads on CNBC-TV, the radio... Read More

Economists

In today's volatile and confusing stock markets everyone is searching... Read More

Acapulco - The Stock Market Dives

There is a famous cliff on the ocean in Acapulco... Read More

Discover the Retirement Breakthrough the Federal Government Created for You - The Roth IRA!

If you don't know what a Roth IRA is then... Read More

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