Stock Market

  • 3 Ways to Win in a Flailing Market

    Investors faced with a market influx sometimes behave like angst-ridden teenagers. When stocks are up, they’re cheerful and generous. But if the market’s struggling, they become moody and prone to acting on emotional whims. Here's how...
    By BrianBalbirnie May 10, 2016 

  • Assessing Stock Prices With Dividends Using the Gordon Model

    Should you invest in a particular stock? You can use the Gordon Model to determine the current and potential future returns for a particular stock based on previous dividends. This article will show you how!
    By C. Taylor June 9, 2015 

  • Must-Bookmark Guide to Understanding the Stock Market

    There is so much information to absorb about the stock market and how it operates. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned investor, there are always new things to learn. Whether you are interested in the market's impact on your retirement or...
    By Finn Orfano November 15, 2011 

  • Major Stock Market Crashes and Their Effects

    The most serious stock market crashes in history have been triggered by a number of different causes, such as unemployment, high inflation, high speculation, the dramatic rise of oil prices and the collapse of banking systems.
    By Christina Pomoni October 31, 2011 

  • Quiz Yourself: Is Day Trading for You?

    The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued specific rules for day traders. Take this quiz on those rules and see if you are ready to day trade the market.
    By Tim Plaehn September 30, 2011 

  • Facts About the Stock Market Crash of 1929

    The Stock Market Crash of 1929 was the start of an financial crisis that lasted until the US economy was revitalized through the US involvement in World War II. The circumstances of the Great Depression are very similar to those of the current recession...
    By Charles M Bowen August 31, 2011 

  • Beginners Guide to Stock Market Information

    The stock market can be a great way to make a higher return on your saved money. While you assume risk, if you understand stock market information and explanations for beginners, you can make sound decisions that lead to you being able to make money with...
    By Charles M Bowen August 31, 2011 

  • Technical Analysis and Trading Signals

    The trading signals from technical indicators make a trader's life easier, there's no doubt about that. But are there right and wrong ways to use them, and how reliable are they anyway? It's important to learn the these issues when trading...
    By Bruce Tintelnot August 31, 2011 

  • Want to Be a Day Trader? Learn the Risks First

    In spite of the risks of day trading, day traders are essentially keeping the financial markets efficient and liquid by capitalizing on small price movements in highly liquid securities. Day trading can be profitable provided it is exercised by traders...
    By Christina Pomoni August 16, 2011 

  • Investments in OTC Stocks

    Microsoft and Apple are perhaps two of the best known NASDAQ stocks. Individual investors can buy NASDAQ stocks by working with their broker or investing in mutual funds that hold these stocks in their portfolio. DRIP investments are also available for...
    By Finn Orfano August 10, 2011 
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