Stock Investing

Everyone understands stock investing at the simplest level. Buy low, and sell high. Of course, this is easier said than done and there are numerous details in play along the way. The stock investing topic explorers these topics, strategies, and much more.

Top 7 Investment Strategies for Kids

It’s never too early to teach your children about investments, savings and the importance of collectibles such as coins or stamps. If you don’t know where to begin, Jean Scheid offers up seven great ideas to help your child jump on board the investment wagon.

Understanding PEG Ratio in Stock Valuation

Understanding PEG ratio is of fundamental importance to investing. Depending on its value, PEG ratio provides relative stock valuation and, in spite of its shortcomings, it can help investors in effective investment decision-making.

Investment Firms: How Do They Work and What Do They Do?

Stock investing is done by investors of all sizes from individuals who are investing for their future to large companies who are investing hundreds and thousands of dollars. What may surprise many people is that these trades are typically handled in the same manner by investment companies.

The Downside to Exchange Traded Funds

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been around since the 1990s. Their advantages over mutual funds and for hedging have been extolled by many. However, there is a downside to exchange traded funds that investors should be aware of before investing in these low cost favorites of the funds industry.

The Bottom Line on Socially Responsible Investing

Can you combine your ethical beliefs with the need to earn returns on your investments? The socially responsible investing methodology claims to offer this advantage. Read on to learn more about the principles behind this investment approach.

Who Rates the Investment Firms?

Rating companies like Morningstar and Lipper often issue report cards on various mutual funds. There are other reports available that talk about the performance of these investment firms. Understanding what these reports mean and the terminology is helpful for new investors.

How Much Stock Does an Average American Own?

While equities have outperformed every investment class over time, many Americans are passing up equities in favor of bonds and real estate. Here we look at some recent trends in stock ownership in America and the profile of the typical stock owner.

How does Quantitative Easing Increase Stock Prices?

One of the tools in the arsenal of the Central bank’s monetary policy tool kit is adjusting the money supply. When they use this tool there seems to be a corresponding move on Wall Street. In this article the explore the reason for this happening.

Risks vs. Reward: Investing in Class A Stocks

Deciding if it is smart to choose to invest in Class A stocks requires some research. This is because the major difference between Class A and Class B stocks is typically found in the shareholder voting rights. If Class A stocks have more voting rights, they may be a good investment.