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  • Investing 101: What is a balanced mutual fund?

    If you are new to the investing game, educating yourself can seem like something akin to learning a whole new language. Before you delve into investing, however, it’s important to understand some important terms. “Balanced mutual fund” is one such term with which you should familiarize yourself before you start investing. Essentially, mutual funds are classified in accordance to the types of investments they own. For example, some... [Continue Reading]

    What are Binary Options All About

    Over the years binary options have become increasingly popular among investors. It is a financial option where there are only two possible outcomes: Paying off a fixed amount as per the initial option or not paying off at all. Essentially the trader is ‘predicting’ what they feel will happen to the product over a certain period of time (i.e. will it close higher or lower at a certain time), and if they’re right they make a profit, but... [Continue Reading]

    Max Out Your IRA before Making Any Other Investment

    We get it. When you work hard day in and day out, and you only have so much disposable income floating around, it’s hard not to use it to reward yourself for all your hard work. After all, the government takes its fair share of taxes and most of what’s left can be expected to go to buzz-killing bills. With the tiny portion you have left after all is said and done and all your necessities have been taken care of, the temptation to splurge on... [Continue Reading]

    Thinking Of Investing In Real Estate? Here's What You Need To Know

    If you have got to the point where you want to invest in real estate, there are a few things that you need to know before you go ahead. Yes, real estate is a great investment. However, there are some crucial things that you should know, before choosing to invest. To ensure that you are aware of all the crucial details as an investor, we have put together a guide to everything that new investors need to know, below: Picture from Flickr Know your... [Continue Reading]

    Five Mistakes Most First-Time Homebuyers Make

    Buying a home for the first time is an exciting moment in life. Because it is a big commitment, it is important that first-time homebuyers take their time through the house hunting process in order to make sure they do not make any critical mistakes that could cost them in more ways than one. In order to avoid a financial crisis after buying a home, here are five mistakes to avoid: Many first-time homebuyers purchase a home after they believe they... [Continue Reading]

    Finding the Best Houses in Gurgaon!

    The city of Gurgaon is one of the most important cities in Northern India. The city is known to be the centre of economic development and is dotted with corporate offices of numerous enterprises. It was not like this two and half decades back. The city was a small village outside Delhi where there were some farm houses and houses of those who had retired. But the urban development that started with the establishment of corporate offices transformed the... [Continue Reading]

    Traditional vs Alternative Investments: What Are the Differences?

    Long gone are the days where the only way you could invest was through the stock exchange. There are now far more ways to potentially grow your money; known as alternative investments. Some people argue that alternative investments are the only way to go nowadays. Whereas others believe traditional is best. We take a look at the differences between traditional and alternative investments, to see which is better. Picture from Flickr Definitions ... [Continue Reading]

    FX Trading: Being A Newbie Doesn’t Mean You Have to Be An Amateur

    Image source: So, you’ve been contemplating your next investment move for some time now. After much consideration, you've arrived at the conclusion of trading on the Foreign Exchange. Good choice. With an average daily turnover of over $4trillion, the Forex is the world’s largest financial market. For that reason alone, it's easy to see why so many look to it as a potentially very rewarding trading investment. While trading stocks and... [Continue Reading]

    Investment News
  • Valpo startup first to land diversity investment
    Adjunct Professor Link, also called APL, a company that helps connect institutions of higher learning with qualified adjunct professors, received $125,000 in seed funding from Elevate Ventures' Indiana Diversity Investment Fund. Other investors in the ...

    NKY firms could add 208 workers with investment plans
    Two companies want to expand their manufacturing operations in Northern Kentucky and could get state tax incentives to do it. The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority awarded $1.9 million in tax credits to Duro Hilex Poly LLC and $230,000 ...

    Why you need to convert IT consumers into investment partners
    Remember the '70s? Way back then, IT was a mainframe that sat in some room somewhere. Only two people had a key to that room, and nobody else really cared. Flash forward about a decade, and IT was a limited set of systems irrelevant to the vast ...

    Five Steps to Reducing Investment Risk
    Just as the market downdraft was starting a week and a half ago, a Twitter follower sent me a dire warning: stocks were going lower and if I didn't get out of the market, I would be taking on as much risk as if I were standing on the tracks in front of ...

    Your Investment Has 'Done Well': So What?
    Most of the time, it means only one thing: The investment in question has gone up. Sometimes, with a dash more sophistication, it means the investment has gained a certain (often arbitrary) percentage, or outperformed the S&P 500 index. Those are all ...

    China stock probes send shivers through investment community
    Adding to those concerns is the fact that authorities have also been probing investment funds' trading strategies, looking into whether they have been engaging in alleged "malicious" short-selling or market manipulation. On Monday, Bloomberg reported ...

    Buffett Buys Into Phillips 66: A Bricks And Mortar Investment
    For a pundit like myself to critique an investor like Warren Buffett is a bit like asking a high school English teacher to review Shakespeare, but they do it, so I might as well. Without examining his investment in Phillips 66 in detail, some comments ...

    AmCham survey reveals investment worries
    Alongside the rankings is a survey on Germany as an investment location. The results suggest US companies are generally satisfied with Germany, ranking the investment climate very good - even slightly better than last year. "The perception of Germany ...

    Foxconn hasn't canceled investment plan in Indonesia: ministry official
    The official's comment came after Kontan business daily quoted Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman Suryo Bambang Sulisto as saying the Apple Inc supplier had canceled its investment plans due to unspecified land issues. I Gusti Putu ...