Stocks & Mutual Fund Information

Dividend Paying Stocks


I would like to share with the reader an article printed in the financial section of U.S.A. Today on March 7, 2003 which exemplifies the awesome power of a stock dividend.

Investing in the Stock Market - When To!


Is really not as important as to how you invest in the stock market. And how you invest in the stock market should take into consideration what goals you are setting for that stock market investment.

High Price/Earnings Ratios and the Stock Market: a Personal Odyssey


After some forty years of banking and investments, I retired in 2001. But since I do not golf, I soon found retirement to be very boring. So I decided to return to the investment world after ten months. However, those ten months were not a complete waste of time, for I had spent them in trying to utilize my forty years of investment experience to gain perspective on the most recent stock market "bubble" and subsequent "crash."

Forces that Move Stock Prices


Among the largest forces that affect stock prices are inflation, interest rates, bonds, commodities and currencies. At times the stock market suddenly reverses itself followed typically by published explanations phrased to suggest that the writer?s keen observation allowed him to predict the market turn. Such circumstances leave investors somewhat awed and amazed at the infinite amount of continuing factual input and infallible interpretation needed to avoid going against the market. While there are continuing sources of input that one needs in order to invest successfully in the stock market, they are finite. If you contact me at my web site, I?ll be glad to share some with you. What is more important though is to have a robust model for interpreting any new information that comes along. The model should take into account human nature, as well as, major market forces. The following is a personal working cyclical model that is neither perfect nor comprehensive. It is simply a lens through which sector rotation, industry behavior and changing market sentiment can be viewed.

9 Deadly Trading Mistakes!


The following are a list of nine things you want to avoid at all costs. Anyone of them can literally destroy your financial dreams and goals!

Making Outsized Returns in the Stock Market - Using the Dow Theory


Basics of Stock Market


Financial markets provide their participants with the most favorable conditions for purchase/sale of financial instruments they have inside. Their major functions are: guaranteeing liquidity, forming assets prices within establishing proposition and demand and decreasing of operational expenses, incurred by the participants of the market.

Planning Your Dive and Diving Your Plan ? Trading!


A colleague of mine just returned from a scuba diving trip in Cozumel, which just happens to be one of my favorite places to dive. Anyway, she was telling me about an unexpected difficulty she encountered while swimming around the corral reef down about 85 feet. It wasn't anything serious but her story reminded me of something my scuba instructor used to say over and over again. "Plan your dive, and dive your plan".

Trading Education: The Best of Both Worlds!


I made my very first investment in the stock market when I was ten years old. Ever since then I have been hooked! Now I check out hundreds of trades each year with the same excitement andenthusiasm, and each time try to find that one market at the right time that could dramatically create wealth.

Historical Briefing: Stocks, Finance and Money


The World Bank claims that some two billion of the world's citizens live on $1 per day or less! That fact absolutely shocked me. With this statistic in mind it becomes important to focus on all of the things that have served as money over the history of civilization. Aztecs used Cocoa beans, Norwegians used Butter and dried cod, many Indian tribes used animal skins and some of the early colonists used grains. It's worth thinking about this the next time you pick up your paycheck. The word "salary" is derived from the word SALT, which is what was the key currency of the North Africans for hundreds of years. SALT was a key commodity substance used for preserving food.

Oil Stocks CHK WLL - What Is Their Worth?


(1) CHK stock price $16.74, NAV $32.5

Defining a Long-Term Investment in the Stock Market


For some ?long term? would mean holding a stock position over the weekend. For others, it may mean holding a security for at least 1 year for the purpose of declaring a long-term capital gain, thus saving on taxes.

Analysts - Do They Really Know The Stock Market?


When you become interested in a stock or mutual fund you can call your broker and he will send you reports on how the company is doing, what their management is like and what might be the projected earnings for the company and how the industry is doing. Great information.

Stock Chart Reading


As an investor you will want to check out any equity before you buy it. Many investors go to Morningstar which is one of the largest providers of mutual fund information in the world. It is assumed that their information is correct. After all that is what you are paying for.

Forecasting the Stock Market


Every day I see in the financial section of newspapers how to forecast what the market will do in 6 months, 12 months, several years. ?Ten stocks that will double in the next 6 months.? Right! I have trouble trying to forecast what it will do tomorrow. Do not trust any who claims he knows what the future will be for the market.

More Articles from Stocks & Mutual Fund Information:
2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28




Motley Fool

"Have It Your Way" Retirement Accounts: 4 Things to Know About Self-Directed IRAs
Motley Fool
Stocks. Mutual funds. Cattle? When it comes to investing in individual retirement accounts (IRAs), you might have more options than you think. But those options may come with additional risk. Some retirement savers want to look beyond stocks, bonds ...
4 Things to Consider in Retirement to Make Your Money LastKiplinger Personal Finance

all 57 news articles »


Morningstar Announces Nominees for 2016 U.S. Fund Manager of the Year Awards
Yahoo Finance
Morningstar provides data on nearly 540,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on approximately 18.5 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious ...

and more »


The best way to make a year-end donation of stocks
CBS News
Investors who own stocks or mutual funds have enjoyed another year of solid gains in 2016. Even with the year's end just days away now, it's not too late to consider donating shares of stocks to your favorite charity. And the coming Trump ...

and more »


Accessing High Beta Stocks: ETFs vs. Mutual Funds (BRSIX, IWC)
Investopedia
To meet investors' objectives of accessing high beta stocks, mutual funds offer the advantage of a wider selection of investment styles, but have limitations in their levels of transparency and do not offer the flexibility of trading on secondary ...



RealtyBizNews

What Homeowners Should Know About Building a Financial Portfolio
RealtyBizNews
Securities like stocks, mutual funds, or bonds are not guaranteed income down the road. Real estate isn't always without risk either. There are many situations where something can go wrong. The rewards are great if you succeed with your investments ...

and more »


Surging Natural Resources Lead to Strong Returns for Canadian Equity Funds in 2016, Morningstar Canada Data Show
MarketWatch
Morningstar provides data on nearly 540,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on approximately 18.5 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious ...

and more »


MDJOnline.com

Fund investing and instant diversification
MDJOnline.com
Mutual fund investors also have less control of their tax situation than investors who own a portfolio of individual stocks. Mutual funds generate income on their investment portfolios from dividends paid by the underlying stocks, interest from the ...



Morningstar Upgrades Analyst Rating for Five U.S. Funds; Downgrades Seven Funds; Assigns New Ratings to 14 ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Morningstar provides data on nearly 540,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on approximately 18.5 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious ...

and more »


WealthManagement.com

Self-Directed Investors Think They Do a Great Job
WealthManagement.com
Investors can ask Echo to find prices of more than 75,000 securities, including stocks, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds and 3,800 indices on all the major U.S. exchanges. Anyone with an Alexa enabled device – Amazon Echo, Tap, Dot or Fire TV ...



Kiplinger Personal Finance

Why Retirees Aren't Enjoying Their Wealth
Kiplinger Personal Finance
That's anything that trades on an open market—stocks, mutual funds, exchange traded funds, variable annuities, currencies and commodities. The walls of the fiscal house are made of investments meant to provide various benefits, such as income, cash ...

and more »

Google News




home | site map
© 2005