Investing Archive

Alternatives to Gold Bullion

Gold bullion is a popular investment. The metal is clearly recognisable and is universally recognised as a store of value. Throughout history gold has been seen as a hedge against economic, political and financial crisis. …

Obama Related Investing

A change we can believe in. Most American manufacturers hope so. President-Elect Barak Obama is inheriting an economic situation that has not been this grave since the ages of the Great Depression. What companies could …

Analyzing the Housing Market Downturn

The beginning of this decade brought speculation of what was to come, tomorrow or next year. We had found the values of homes going upward, in some areas doubling or tripling, if one was lucky …

Investment Myths to be Aware of

Investment is simply the act of  placing money into a vehicle with the expectation of making more money. However, investing is a science. There is some homework to be done and investing is not merely …

Why Facebook Charges Fees to Sell Stock

When most of us think about selling shares of stock, we think about making a profit. Sure there are broker commissions and taxes, but most investors still sell to make money. In recent years a …

Pros and Cons of Stock Dilution

Stock dilution refers to loss of common share value caused by an increase in the number of units of a company’s equity ownership. As more stock become available to shareholders and potential shareholders, each share …

2009 Stock Market Predictions

The best thing about 2008 is that it’s over, a tough year for markets and economies worldwide. Paying attention to the stock market, equities, and our portfolios was as much fun as watching a cancer …

How to Buy Stocks without Broker

There are two basic ways to buy stock without a broker; (1) Directly from the company, through Direct Stock Purchase Program (DSPP) (2) Directly from a person who owns the stock Stock can also be sold similarly. …

Getting Started with Investing

Investing can be an easy if you do your homework. If you have the ability to save, you have ability to invest after all saving is an investment in your future. The same steps you …

What is a Stock Option

What can Stock Options Do? Stock generally presents a small portion of ownership inside of a company. A stock option, by definition, is a small number of stocks offered to the investor at a reduction …

Investment Myths to be Aware of

Investing is probably the best way for you to get the most out of your money and for you to become wealthy. Everybody wants to invest and everybody recognizes, looks up to, and wants to …

Obama Related Investing

“We will create millions of jobs by making the single largest new investment in our national infrastructure since the creation of the federal highway system in the 1950s.” With these words then President-elect Barrack Obama …

Buying Foreclosures a Guide to Auctions

Real estate foreclosure auctions are generally not a simple procedure. A significant amount of preparation including investigation into to the property, financing arrangements and listings searches are usually required. Additionally, the auction’s starting bids may …

Understanding the Process of Stock Splitting

A company splits their stocks for various reasons and these reasons are supposed to benefit the stockholders, but this is not always what happens. However, the stockholders will be gaining stocks but the value will …

How to Find a Good Property Management Company

Hiring a property management company can free up a property owner from the day-to-day routine of taking care of their properties.  This is especially useful for a person that owns properties but is also employed …