Investing should be easy – just buy low and sell high – but most of us have trouble following that simple advice. There are principles and strategies that may enable you to put together an investment portfolio that reflects your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals. Understanding these principles and strategies can help you avoid some of the pitfalls that snare some investors.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
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International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Why have the markets been so volatile recently?
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.