Investing is scary, but not investing is even scarier. Have you been putting off investing your first dollar? Here are some tips to help you get started.
Are you wondering if it’s time to load up your stock shopping cart? The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up well over 11,000 and investors are slowly returning to the market. The economy is gradually improving and economic activity is slowly on the uptick. You might be wondering if you should take the plunge and […]
Are you interested in constructing a portfolio of companies to invest in the good ole U.S.A? If so, then I have a portfolio for you. It’s a diversified portfolio of American companies stocks that should benefit as the economy recovers. Unlike many companies, these companies have the bulk of their operations in the United States […]
Do you know when to sell your stock? It would be great if you could buy a stock, bond, mutual fund, or exchange traded fund and just hold it forever. Sadly, this is not the case. With every investment, there will always come a time when you have to sell shares of stock. But how […]
Have you ever wondered how you can tell if a stock is selling at a good price? Financial programs and magazines are always saying that this stock is cheap or this stock is expensive. How do they arrive at these conclusions? Today, we are going to take a look at a few important metrics to […]
You don’t need to be a day-trading CNBC junkie to put a few growth stocks in your portfolio. In fact, a few well-placed growth stocks might serve long-run buy-and-hold investors well. Today, let’s look at five companies that are good growth stocks to invest in for the next three to five years. These companies vary […]
Are you searching through the market trying to find a stock that is actually cheap? If so, then you should turn your attention to the basic material sectors. The steel industry is serving up some great stocks that are trading at multiples not seen in years. While gold and copper stocks are trading near their […]
For people that are new to the stock market, investing jargon can be intimidating. Among the topics that can be confusing are dividends. Many wonder what dividends are and how they affect you, the investor. In short, dividends are always a good thing. After you’ve become a partial owner in a company (in other words, […]