Investing 101: How To Analyze A Company Before Making An Investment
Aug29

Investing 101: How To Analyze A Company Before Making An Investment

Back to the Basics When deciding on a company to invest in, especially when you are looking to hold on to the shares for the long haul, one of the first things you should always do is your due diligence. Due Diligence is: "the investigation or audit of a potential investment. It refers to the care a reasonable person should take before entering into an agreement or transaction with another party." This is so as to make sure that your...

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Investing Tip: Pay Attention To Consumer Products
Aug28

Investing Tip: Pay Attention To Consumer Products

The Market: No, It's Not Rigged. The stock market is sometimes mistaken for a gambling house. You have odds, you have winners and losers, and you have numbers that wiggle up and down. And the people who focus on all of these numbers will sometimes tell you that the only way to win is to be a Wall Street investor with inside information. The “game” they say, is rigged, because by the time you get your information it will be too late to...

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Financial Literacy: Why Is It Important And Where Can I Start?
Aug23

Financial Literacy: Why Is It Important And Where Can I Start?

Don't Fool Yourself: You're Plenty Smart Enough. There are lots of people who look at financial reports, economics numbers, or sometimes even their own bank account, and say “why should I care about understanding this? Someone else can manage it for me.” It’s a legitimate question because there are many specialized professionals out there who are willing to take control of your money. But if they are taking over control of your money,...

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Investing 101: How To Analyze Stock Market Trends
Aug21

Investing 101: How To Analyze Stock Market Trends

Making knowledgeable investment decisions requires time, knowledge and awareness of the market. These knowledgeable investment and business decisions are often made based on current events of the global economy and by the corporation in which one is invested. Oddly though few remember to turn to stock market trends when a decision needs to be made. Stock chart patterns are visual cues investors can use to gain insight on when and...

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Is There A Connection Between Obama, Romney And The Stock Market?
Aug15

Is There A Connection Between Obama, Romney And The Stock Market?

We’re a few months away from 2012′s presidential election and that means more than heading down to your local polling place. Investors find it useful knowing what policies a presidential candidate supports and how those policies affect companies or industries. Assuming they will be enacted, some policies, like international and environmental policies, will prove beneficial for certain companies over others. There have been many...

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