Investing should be easy – just buy low and sell high – but most of us have trouble following that simple advice. There are principles and strategies that may enable you to put together an investment portfolio that reflects your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals. Understanding these principles and strategies can help you avoid some of the pitfalls that snare some investors.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
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It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.