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Penny Stock Investing and Trading

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Penny Stock Investing and Trading Penny Stock Investing and Trading By: Ron Kaye If you ask anyone in the finance world what they think about investing or trading penny stocks, the answer that you will probably get will be: “Don’t…

Investing in the Stock Market for the Individual Investor

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Investing in the Stock Market for the Individual Investor Investing in the Stock Market for the Individual Investor By: Harry Hooper Foreword Over the past few years the stock market has made substantial declines. Some short term investors have lost…

Constructing an All-Weather Mutual Fund Portfolio

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Constructing an All-Weather Mutual Fund Portfolio Constructing an All-Weather Mutual Fund Portfolio By: Sam Subramanian Equity mutual funds perform differently in different time periods as investment styles and sectors come in and go out of favor. While screening tools readily…

How to Increase Your Income, Lower Your Taxes and Help Your Favorite Charity

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How to Increase Your Income, Lower Your Taxes and Help Your Favorite Charity How to Increase Your Income, Lower Your Taxes and Help Your Favorite Charity By: Robert D. Cavanaugh, CLU Given the fact that most seniors are interested in…

Secure Your Retirement with a Rollover IRA

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Secure Your Retirement with a Rollover IRA Secure Your Retirement with a Rollover IRA By: Sam Subramanian Switching your job? Retiring? Congratulations! A window of opportunity opens for you with the Rollover Individual Retirement Account or Rollover IRA. In an…

Asset Allocation Management Without Mutual Funds

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Asset Allocation Management Without Mutual Funds Asset Allocation Management Without Mutual Funds By: Steve Selengut Many Investment Gurus, with a straight face and a gleam in their eye, will insist that successful investing is a function of expansive research, skillful…

How to Begin Trading Commodities Futures

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How to Begin Trading Commodities Futures How to Begin Trading Commodities Futures By: Matthew Zimberg Before we talk about futures commodities trading, please keep in mind that trading in these contracts has: 1) High degree of risk for financial losses…

The Case for Value Stock Investing…What If?

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The Case for Value Stock Investing…What If? The Case for Value Stock Investing…What If? By: Steve Selengut Wall Street Institutions pay billions of dollars annually to convince the investing public that their Economists, Investment Managers, and Analysts can predict future…

How To Dissect Mutual Fund Returns

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How To Dissect Mutual Fund Returns How To Dissect Mutual Fund Returns By: Sam Subramanian On January 1, 2006, a leading financial daily reported the trailing 1-year and 5-year returns of Fidelity Contrafund (Nasdaq: FCNTX), a no-load mutual fund, as…

New Retirement Savings Plan – Roth 401(k) Coming Into Effect

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New Retirement Savings Plan – Roth 401(k) Coming Into Effect New Retirement Savings Plan – Roth 401(k) Coming Into Effect By: Lance Williams The Retirement savings plan, Roth 401(k) introduced by the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act, 2001…

Investment Advisors 101 – Ask Some Questions

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Investment Advisors 101 – Ask Some Questions Investment Advisors 101 – Ask Some Questions By: Steve Selengut Investment Advisors (IAs) come in all different intellectual, professional, and alphabetical varieties. They range in educational qualifications from High School dropout to PhD,…

Managing the Income Portfolio

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Managing the Income Portfolio Managing the Income Portfolio By: Steve Selengut The reason people assume the risks of investing in the first place is the prospect of achieving a higher rate of return than is attainable in a risk free…

Income Investing: Selecting the Right Stuff

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Income Investing: Selecting the Right Stuff Income Investing: Selecting the Right Stuff By: Steve Selengut When is 3 percent better than 6 percent? Yeah, we all know the answer, but only until the prices of the securities we already own…

A New Wall Street Line Dance

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A New Wall Street Line Dance A New Wall Street Line Dance By: Steve Selengut It matters not what lines, numbers, indices, or gurus you worship, you just can’t know where the stock market is going or when it will…

Best No Load Mutual Funds: The Right Way to Look at Fees and Expenses

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Best No Load Mutual Funds: The Right Way to Look at Fees and Expenses Best No Load Mutual Funds: The Right Way to Look at Fees and Expenses By: Sam Subramanian Metrics such as price/earnings ratio and dividend yield on…

Morningstar Mutual Funds Fiduciary Grades: What Investors Need to Know

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Morningstar Mutual Funds Fiduciary Grades: What Investors Need to Know Morningstar Mutual Funds Fiduciary Grades: What Investors Need to Know By: Sam Subramanian Mutual fund investors use Morningstar RatingTM as a sign post of mutual fund performance. These ratings have…

Electronic Currency Exchange

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Electronic Currency Exchange Electronic Currency Exchange By: Timothy Rohrer One of the easiest ways to make money online today is to learn e-currency trading. Many people have spent countless hours looking for the perfect program that will make them a…