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Four Common Investing Mistakes

Savvy investors know that a single mistake can wipe out months—even years—of solid returns. And beginning investors often make their share of the same four common blunders. In fact, tactics for identifying and avoiding these investing missteps are amo … [Read more...]

Economic Bubbles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and Why You Should Care

You don’t need a Ph.D. in economics to know that economic bubbles---and their ensuing POPS!---can take us all for a wild ride. Bubbles occur anytime asset prices appreciate unrealistically; and they happen more often than we think. In the United S … [Read more...]

When to Sell a Stock

To make a successful investment, you must know when to buy and when you should sell. The reality is that there are only a handful of companies worth holding onto for long periods of time—and there are very few investors who are perceptive enough to b … [Read more...]

Waging War on Wall Street?

Just over a week ago, the Obama Administration waged war on Wall Street. President Obama has proposed financial reform that would limit the size and activities of the largest U.S. banks by separating proprietary trading, hedge funds, and private … [Read more...]

The Future of ETFs

This past week, the Boca Raton Resort & Club hosted the Third Annual Inside ETFs Conference, the world’s largest exchange traded fund (ETF) event with over 750 participants. CNBC even broadcasted live from the event with interviews from ETF issuers, m … [Read more...]

The Inverse Relationship Between Gold and the Dollar

Gold has been one of the hottest topics in the investing world in recent months, and with good reason. In 2009, investors received a 25 percent return on gold---the biggest absolute annual gain in three decades. Arguably, gold’s nine-year streak of p … [Read more...]

How to Choose a Stock Broker

Finding the right stock broker can be overwhelming. There is a glut of brokerage companies out there---both online and full service---and each service claims to be the best. So how, exactly, can you tell which broker is right for you? As you … [Read more...]

Why Recessions Are Good For Our Economy

I know what you’re thinking: How can high unemployment rates, declining stock markets, and having less cash in your wallet be good things? We like to think that in a perfect world, we would never have to endure the hardships associated with economic d … [Read more...]