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Stock Market Trading

The stock market offers various opportunities for trading. Apart from the main securities, which one can trade on various exchanges like the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq, there are other forms of trading like forex trading, currency trading and 'contracts for difference' also known as CFDs. Stock market trading normally involves opening a trade by going 'Long' (buying) or going 'Short' (selling). The later has been possible through the last few... ❯❯❯

Buy and Hold Investment Strategy

"Buy and hold" is one of the most heralded investment strategies promoted today. "Buy and hold" is also one of the few investment methods where you are guaranteed to lose money 2 out of every 5 years...so why do it? Before expanding on the questionable value of "buy and hold", it's probably best to take a deeper look into who's spending their millions of dollars of marketing money convincing you that "buy and hold" is the best idea and why. "Buy and... ❯❯❯

Investment Strategies for Novices

With so many options available, novices might think that investment is just a matter of choice. But in reality, making the ‘right’ investment choice is the core of making intelligent investment. So what should be the investing strategies for novices? Asset allocation is one of the first investment strategies that should be learnt. It is the way in which you divide your investment portfolio among three primary asset classes: stocks, bonds and money... ❯❯❯

Getting Started In Investing

Are you ready to open your pathway to financial independence? Well you should be. The sooner the better. But, how do you get started? There is so much to know about investing and the truth is it will take a lot of training and guidance in order to get the hang of it. With our fast paced and ever changing economy, it will be hard to fit into the market with no experience. So the sooner you get started the better. You can start anywhere, read books,... ❯❯❯

What is Mutual Fund?

A mutual fund is a form of collective investment that pools money from many investors and invests the money in stocks, bonds, short-term money market instruments, and/or other securities. In a mutual fund, the fund manager trades the fund's underlying securities, realizing capital gains or loss, and collects the dividend or interest income. The investment proceeds are then passed along to the individual investors. The value of a share of the mutual fund,... ❯❯❯

What is Equity investment?

Equity investment generally refers to the buying and holding of shares of stock on a stock market by individuals and funds in anticipation of income from dividends and capital gain as the value of the stock rises. It also sometimes refers to the acquisition of equity (ownership) participation in a private (unlisted) company or a startup (a company being created or newly created). When the investment is in infant companies, it is referred to as venture... ❯❯❯

What is Investment

Investment or investing is a term with several closely-related meanings in finance and economics, related to saving or deferring consumption. An asset is usually purchased, or equivalently a deposit is made in a bank, in hopes of getting a future return or interest from it. Literally, the word means the "action of putting something in to somewhere else" (perhaps originally related to a person's garment or 'vestment'). Types of investment Economics In... ❯❯❯