How to Read Stock Charts

How to Read Stock Charts

Wouldn’t it be great if you could improve your investment returns by owning securities when prices are increasing and selling them before they crash? If you learn how to read stock charts, you might have a chance at doing so. People take many different strategies 

Smart Account Choices Juice Long-Term Growth

Smart Account Choices Juice Long-Term Growth

Compound interest allows your investments to grow exponentially in value.  This post provides six online compound interestThe amount of interest paid is calculated as the interest rate times the sum of the principal and any interest earned or owed. More calculators to help you understand 

How Short Bets on GameStop Took Big Slides

How Short Bets on GameStop Took Big Slides

The financial news in the past week or so has been full of stories about GameStop, AMC Entertainment Holdings (AMC), Blackberry, Reddit, r/WallStreetBets, hedge funds, short squeezes, margin calls and Robinhood, among other things.  Many of these stories explain parts of what is happening.  However, 

Rental Property: Real Life Experiences

Rental Property: Real Life Experiences

Many people view residential rental property as a great investment.  I’ve never had any interestA charge for borrowing money, most often based on a percentage of the amount owed. More in committing the time I perceive is necessary.  I’ve also not made much money on 

The Case for a Few Good Stock Runners

The Case for a Few Good Stock Runners

Many investors limit the amount of their investments in individual companies to manage the riskThe possibility that something bad will happen. More in their portfolios.  Others advocate holding on to stocks whose prices increase faster than the rest of your portfolioA group of financial instruments. 

Why I Chose Patience over Re-balancing

Why I Chose Patience over Re-balancing

Many financial advisors recommend re-balancing your portfolioA group of financial instruments. More no less often than annually to ensure the asset allocation is consistent with your risk tolerancePersonal preference indicating how much risk you are willing to take to achieve a higher return. More, as 

What is Bitcoin: The Short and Long Answers

What is Bitcoin: The Short and Long Answers

The phrase “what is Bitcoin” is currently getting between ten and one hundred thousand search queries in Google per month. There is a broad spectrum of answers out there. In this exposition we’ll give an accessible answer that will help you decide if cryptocurrency is 

Diversification: Don’t Get Misled by these Charts

Diversification: Don’t Get Misled by these Charts

DiversificationThe reduction in volatility created by combining two or more processes (such as the prices of financial instruments) that do not have 100% correlation. More is an important component of any investing plan.  It assists you in limiting your riskThe possibility that something bad will 

7 Must-Know Stock Market Sell Signals

7 Must-Know Stock Market Sell Signals

Before we talk about the specific indicators that would signify stock market sell signals, we must understand why we bought each stock in the first place. The simple theory of ‘buy low, sell high’ seems practically very easy, but the reality of the situation is 

Why I Don’t Hold the All Seasons Portfolio

Why I Don’t Hold the All Seasons Portfolio

The All Seasons PortfolioA group of financial instruments. More reports amazing statistics about its returns.  I’d never heard of the All Seasons PortfolioA group of financial instruments. More, so had to check it out.  As I’ll discuss in more detail, it is an asset allocation