Investing Archive

How to create a balanced portfolio

When considering how you can diversify your portfolio to achieve greater or more stable returns, it is important to remember that diversification should be done on a variety of factors, such as geography, industry, market …

Why Facebook is being Sued by Investors

Investors are suing Facebook (FB) for failing to properly disclose company performance information. Specifically, financial analysts were given estimate information and an earnings warning prior to the initial public offering that advised them to lower …

How to choose stocks to buy and hold

Choosing suitable stocks to purchase can be a challenging proposition, particularly in today’s volatile and tumultuous markets. However, many people advocate a buy and hold strategy during volatile markets since this type of investment strategy …

Events that can cause a Bear Market

A bear market is distinguished by a period of at least two months of declining stock prices that leads to a falling total stock market value as a result of a declining investor confidence. As …

Why do you need a will

Many people ask why do I need a will? Well, when someone dies it is an emotional, stressful and painful time for their family and friends. Anyone over the age of 18 should have a …

The Risks of Investing in Penny Stocks

Investing involves risk and reward. Usually, it is the greater the risk, the higher the reward. That may ring true for investing in penny stocks, but you must remember that along with such high risk …

Comparing Bonds vs Stock as an Investment

Investing in stocks is owning a part of the company while investing in bonds is owning a part of the company’s debt. This difference may sound intuitive and straight forward but it is far from …

American Deposit Receipts Bear Risks

There is a common misconception that investing in a bundle or basket of European ADR’s (American Depository Receipts) carries no risk of loss due to currency exchange. Many believe that because ADR’s are traded in …

A brief Guide to Current Day Real Estate Markets

Many financial markets have undergone some amount of innovation in regard to the financial vehicles available to the participants. Options or derivative financial instruments have been introduced and have taken hold. Moreover, investors are able …

Why do you need a will

Life is a journey! You feel like life has so much in store for you. As you read an article or hear about an acquaintance that suddenly passed away, you also discover the hardships endured …

A look at investing with T. Rowe Price

In the depths of the Great Depression, Thomas Rowe Price, Jr. bet on his own ingenuity and the American economy by founding T. Rowe Price (TROW), a financial services holding company based in Baltimore, Maryland.  …

Easy Ways to Invest in Private Corporations

Have you imagined yourself being a part owner of a certain company? Much more a huge multinational company that earns so big? It feels so great right? However, chances are you might be thinking that …