5 major news to look at today 22nd Feb.


Trump set to meet with China’s top trade negotiator U.S. President Donald Trump was reportedly set to meet with China’s top trade negotiator, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, as the world’s two largest economies scramble to reach a trade deal before the U.S. increases tariffs on around $200 billion in Chinese imports on the March … Continue reading 5 major news to look at today 22nd Feb.

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Stocks climbs as trade hopes power tech shares,usd index slumps


U.S. stocks rose on Friday, as technology shares were boosted by signs of progress in the ongoing trade talks between the United States and China. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Top trade negotiators from the two countries met to … Continue reading Stocks climbs as trade hopes power tech shares,usd index slumps

Alfred Wangai the C.E.O to Viportal may have used the President’s son photo to woe investors!!!!


Perhaps you have heard of the saying.All that glitters is not Gold.Viportal not only glittered,it was gold,at least for the many investors who 'lost' their money in the now defunct company. The company's executive Alfred Wangai had a meeting with Jomo Kenyatta the son to the president when the company was active.He took the picture … Continue reading Alfred Wangai the C.E.O to Viportal may have used the President’s son photo to woe investors!!!!

FOMC minutes to reinforce ‘patient’ mode; may offer clues on balance sheet reduction – Forex News Preview


    The minutes of the Federal Reserve’s January policy meeting are due to be published on Wednesday at 19:00 GMT and will be inspected for confirmation that the world’s most important central bank is on hold for the foreseeable future. However, since January, policymakers, including Chairman Jerome Powell, have been pretty consistent in signaling … Continue reading FOMC minutes to reinforce ‘patient’ mode; may offer clues on balance sheet reduction – Forex News Preview

OPEC’s Nemesis, Shale Oil, Is Back, Setting New Production Records


Shale oil is setting new production records, threatening the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries with another showdown that could upend the market as U.S. crude prices cross $55 per barrel. To complicate matters, Saudi Arabia, which dominates OPEC, has become so aggressive in cutting production that it’s even willing to cede market share in … Continue reading OPEC’s Nemesis, Shale Oil, Is Back, Setting New Production Records

there won’t be any closure this week on Trade, growth, and Brexit.


The main issues for investors have not changed. There are three dominant ones: Unfortunately, there won’t be any closure in the week ahead, and that may make short-term participants reluctant to turn more aggressive. The US reported exceptionally poor December retail sales and January industrial output figures. Growth forecasts were adjusted. The Atlanta Fed's GDPNow tracker, for example,  … Continue reading there won’t be any closure this week on Trade, growth, and Brexit.

With or without trade war deal, disputes between China and US set to intensify, says Beijing commentator


It is wrong to advocate confrontation, but it is not right to pretend there is peace either. In the current economic climate, China and the United States may reach a trade deal to avoid an escalation in the current tariff war, but such an agreement will not lead to harmonious coexistence between Beijing and Washington. … Continue reading With or without trade war deal, disputes between China and US set to intensify, says Beijing commentator

Uncertain Futures: 7 Myths about Millennials and Investing


Conventional wisdom offers a number of assumptions about millennials and investing. This report explores seven common assumptions and compares them with their Gen X and baby boomer counterparts. Read the report from FINRA Foundation and CFA Institute Report (PDF) Conventional wisdom paints a vivid picture of millennials and their attitudes on investing. Some of the … Continue reading Uncertain Futures: 7 Myths about Millennials and Investing

Women and Investing: Resources Designed to Empower Female Investors


he new "Women and Investing: Resources Designed to Empower Female Investors" section of the AIE Web site features the following 13 top resources for consumers: Invest in Yourself: Tools to Empower Women Investors - North American Securities Administrators Association. In Our Best Interest: Women, Financial Literacy and Credit Card Behavior - Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. … Continue reading Women and Investing: Resources Designed to Empower Female Investors

what is a stock?


Stock An instrument that signifies an ownership position (called equity) in a corporation, and a claim on its proportional share in the corporation's assets and profits. Most stocks also provide voting rights, which give shareholders a proportional vote in certain corporate decisions, such as the election of corporate directors.

What is Risk?


All investments involve some degree of risk. In finance, risk refers to the degree of uncertainty and/or potential financial loss inherent in an investment decision.  In general, as investment risks rise, investors seek higher returns to compensate themselves for taking such risks. Every saving and investment product has different risks and returns.  Differences include: how … Continue reading What is Risk?