Category: Investing

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Guest post, Rob Bennett Investing is both an art and a science. There are passionate supporters of a wide range of investing methodologies and the research can be tweaked to support various approaches. From passive investors to frequent traders, myt ...
The Stock Market Returns are Volatile This article was originally written in 2015. Snippets of the article show how markets can change over time. If you’ve only been investing for a few years, you might think that markets only go up. And if th ...
AAII or American Association of Investors is the go to site for credible investment information for do-it-yourself investors. I’m a lifetime member and find the AAII sentiment survey, AAII Journal, AAII stock screens, AAII Investor Pro and AAII Shad ...
Stock Picking is Time Consuming and Destined for Underperformance I haven’t always been an index fund investor. When I started investing, I was a value stock picker. I wanted to invest in company stocks  that were selling below than their intr ...
Robo-advisors or technology assisted investing platforms are all the rage. What’s not to love-low fees, research-supported investment approaches and regular rebalancing. Not only are there stand-alone robo-advisors such as Wealthfront, Betterm ...
Fundamental and technical investors seeking the best stock research will find several free and low cost sites that stand out from the rest. To find winning prospects, remember that in the long run, growing sales and earnings per share are what drive ...
Why are Financial Ratios Important? By analyzing investor ratios, stock pickers can seek out winning companies for purchase and eliminate the duds. The major investment ratio categories include profitability, valuation, liquidity, and debt. Profitab ...
Are Target Date Mutual Funds the Holy Grail for Investors? Guest contributor; Lawrence J. Russell Learn all about a TDF and the answer to, “Should I invest in a target date fund?” question. Target date retirement funds (TDFs) are u ...
What is a Target Date Fund?  Are you interested in buying one fund which holds all the stock and bond mutual funds you need? A target date fund (TDF) is like a big box retailer or a shopping mall. At the mall, you can buy everything you need at ...
“Investing should be dull,” according to Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Samuelson.  “Investing should be more like watching paint dry or grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas” Are you interested ...
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