stocks

Trading Options Is a Sound Investment (and It's Simpler Than You Think!)

If mutual funds and individual stocks are passe, take a look at options. They're a lot less complicated than you think.

Investment Allocation by Age: Birth to 10 Years Old

When kids are young, investing is usually done on their behalf. However, it's possible to get kids started with their own investments at a surprisingly early age.

Choosing Your Path to Prosperity

You can enter a room where you could find wealth immediately, or one where you'll definitely find it...but the search might take years. Which do you choose?

How to Buy Stocks, Priceline-Style

Setting your own price for stocks is easy if you know what strategy to use. And you don't even need William Shatner to negotiate for you.

Portfolio Ailing? Take a Peek at Asian Markets.

If you haven't been paying attention to Asian stock markets, you could be missing out on a vital tool for making money.

Is Real Estate a Good Investment?

Young investors need strong investment returns that exceed the rate of inflation in order to avoid working in later years. Is real estate a good investment option?

The Debate Between Buy and Hold vs Timing The Market

It's interesting to see that with the advent of computerized trading and value discount brokers, a new era of people investing with the idea of getting rich overnight has exploded.

Survive The Bear Market: 10 Steps To Ride The Downturn

The stock market has experienced an unbelievable slump from a high of around 14,000 in the Dow Jones index sometime in 2007 all the way down to 8,000 last I checked. So as an inves

Why invest in the stock market?

The conventional reason for investing in the stock market--perhaps offered with a bit less confidence now that we're in the midst of a stock market crash--is, "It offers higher ret

Why young investors should "Stay the Course" and continue to invest

With the recent upheaval in the financial markets, many individual investors are feeling the pain of shrinking investment accounts. In fact, over $2 trillion dollars have been wipe

Mommy, Where Do Stocks Come From?

"Mommy, where do stocks come from?" I guess you could say that a stock starts with an idea or a gleam in a business owner's eye...

Your 401(k) is not an investment

Your 401(k) is not an investment. Neither is your IRA. Those are legal compartments for holding investments. Your investments are the mutual funds, stocks, bonds, and so on that you've bought. [more]