11 things You Should Know About Margin Trading
Feb18

11 things You Should Know About Margin Trading

Trading in a Margin Account can be very risky if you don’t know exactly what you are doing! The gains can be significantly larger when trading on margin, but so can the losses. Therefore, this week in the Knowledge Corner we will cover some important basics on the topic. 1. Simply stated, a Margin Account is an account that permits the account holder to trade securities on borrowed money. The brokerage firm at which you hold...

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Zillow (Z): Q4 Earnings (Infographic)
Feb10

Zillow (Z): Q4 Earnings (Infographic)

Zillow, Inc. an online real estate information provider and marketplace are posting fourth-quarter 2014 earnings tomorrow Feb 11th. Will they continue their positive earnings rally since beating analyst earnings projections by a surprising 27.3% last quarter? Or will their Unique Views drop in the same manner as $YELP? Overall, there are several optimistic facts to take into consideration.  Numerous new product launches and a strong...

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Warren Buffett vs. You
Feb06

Warren Buffett vs. You

As of January of 2015, Warren Buffett has a net worth of $73.1 billion. What you may not know is that Buffett owes a large portion of his wealth to his investing style.  Warren Buffett is the symbolic head for value investing, or as avid fans of the investor would like to call "Buffettology."  Value investing primarily consists of looking for stocks that investors feel are undervalued in the market.  Instead of focusing on present...

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Twitter’s (TWTR): 4Q Earnings (INFOGRAPHIC)
Feb05

Twitter’s (TWTR): 4Q Earnings (INFOGRAPHIC)

Twitter Inc ($TWTR) beat Wall Street’s revenue target in the fourth quarter but the pace of its user growth weakened, adding pressure on embattled Chief Executive Dick Costolo. Shares of Twitter, which initially slipped after the release of the financial results on Thursday, recovered and were roughly flat from their closing price of $41.26 in after hours trading. Twitter said it ended 2014 with 288 million monthly users, up 1.4...

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Stock Order Types
Feb04

Stock Order Types

  Ever felt confused about the many order types you are able to choose from when placing a stock trade? Let’s sort through these order types and talk about when and how to use each one of them. Market Order This type of order will execute at the first available market price. Consequently, you can not guarantee your execution price. You can only guarantee that the trade will be executed. This could be risky business with any trade...

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Google (GOOG): Q4 2014 Earnings (INFOGRAPHIC)
Jan29

Google (GOOG): Q4 2014 Earnings (INFOGRAPHIC)

Google ($GOOGL) just posted its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2014. The fourth quarter is usually the biggest for online advertising, and Google’s no exception. Last quarter, Google disappointed analysts with lower than expected growth in paid clicks. Facebook had a strong earnings report yesterday, and is growing fast with mobile and video, so there could be some interesting comparisons to look at there. The street...

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