7 Common Stock Classifications You Should Know About
Mar20

7 Common Stock Classifications You Should Know About

Part of being a great investor is to be able to efficiently read and absorb financial news and articles on a daily basis. So, this week in Knowledge Corner we will cover some of the most common stock classifications that are widely used in stock market news coverage.   Blue-Chip Blue-chip stocks is what we call shares of companies that are well known and established nationally. They have a history of paying dividends to their...

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SprinkleBit March Madness (Day 3)
Mar05

SprinkleBit March Madness (Day 3)

If you missed it, we’re hosting our own March Madness competition here on SprinkleBit. Here are the ground rules: This is open to anyone who signs up (for free!) and trades on SprinkleBit with their Sprinklebucks. We will only measure your results in the month of March, so if you are down from your original $5,000 SprinkleBucks now, you can still win with a stellar performance this month. Results will be measured...

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9 Things You Should Know About The Money Market
Mar04

9 Things You Should Know About The Money Market

I’m sure you have encountered the financial term “Money Market” in your quest to do something valuable with your money. This week in the Knowledge Corner we will cover a few basic knowledge points to give you a better understanding for what the Money Market really is and what the most common financial product used to invest in it is.   1. The Money Market was created to offer investors a relatively safe place to...

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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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