Next Global Crisis – Strengthening U.S. Dollar Index or Weakening Euro? Judging from the way the dollar index is weighted, the best bet for another surge to the upside will be a weaker Euro, Japanese Yen and British Pound. The U.S. Dollar was the source of much volatility last week as traders were forced to … Continue reading Next Global Crisis – Strengthening U.S. Dollar Index or Weakening Euro?
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.
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
Markets will be keeping abreast of the next round of trade discussions between the U.S. and China in Washington this week, as the two sides race to reach a deal that would avert a tariff increase on Chinese goods by March 1. Investors will also focus on the release of the minutes from the Federal … Continue reading Things to take note on this week
1.Find the contract that you were given as a receipt of your investment principal.This is evidence that the firm owes you money.On Feb22nd 2019 the case is being mentioned.You can go to Kiambu Law Courts and seek the case files so as to make a petition of suing the couple for your money!!! You can … Continue reading Did you lose your cash from Viportal’s debacle?Here is what you need to do[updated 22ND Feb]
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
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
An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a pooled investment vehicle with shares that can be bought or sold throughout the day on a stock exchange at a market-determined price. Pooled investment vehicle: Like a mutual fund, an ETF pools the assets of multiple investors and invests those assets according to its investment objective. Each share of … Continue reading 1. What is an ETF?
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.
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?
The most common types of orders are market orders, limit orders, and stop-loss orders. A market order is an order to buy or sell a security immediately. This type of order guarantees that the order will be executed, but does not guarantee the execution price. A market order generally will execute at or near the … Continue reading Types of Orders
When it comes to investing, risk and reward go hand in hand. The phrase “no pain, no gain” – comes close to summing up the relationship between risk and reward. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise: all investments involve some degree of risk. If you plan to buy securities – such as stocks, bonds, mutual … Continue reading Assessing Your Risk Tolerance
Question 1: Is the seller licensed? Research shows that con-artists are experts at the art of persuasion , often using a variety of influence tactics tailored to the vulnerabilities of their victims. Smart investors check the background of anyone promoting an investment opportunity, even before learning about opportunity itself. Researching brokers: Details on a broker’s … Continue reading Five Questions to Ask Before You Invest
Internet and Social Media Fraud Many investors use the Internet and social media to help them with investment decisions. While these online tools can provide many benefits for investors, these same tools can make attractive targets for criminals. Criminals are quick to adapt to new technologies – and the Internet is no exception. The Internet … Continue reading Internet and Social Media Fraud
Binary Options Fraud Much of the binary options market operates through Internet-based trading platforms that are not necessarily complying with applicable U.S. regulatory requirements and may be engaging in illegal activity. Investors should be aware of fraudulent promotion schemes involving binary options and binary options trading platforms. What is a Binary Option? A binary option … Continue reading Binary Options Fraud