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By: Craig Ferguson
The ADX indicator measures the strength of a trend and can be useful to determine if a trend is strong or weak. High readings indicate a strong trend and low readings indicate a weak trend. When this (read entire article)
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By: Larry Holmes
When investors look ahead to what may be great investments for the next year, they much too often focus on what were big winners from the previous year. For example, shares of Google (GOOG) more than (read entire article)
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By: Thomas Mullooly
As I mentioned in my last message, if the support line of your mutual fund or your stock is broken, beware! This is a very clear signal you should be hedging your position, and perhaps consider selli (read entire article)
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By: Cindy Diccianni
An article of 919 words describing what types of Mutual Funds are available and how to best use the funds to maximize your return with lowest risk (read entire article)
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By: Stephen Nelson
While you might assume any mutual fund investor should use Money's mutual fund record-keeping tools, that isn't the case. Because investment record keeping, including mutual fund record keeping, requi (read entire article)
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By: Stephen Nelson
While you might assume any mutual fund investor should use Quicken's mutual fund record-keeping tools, that isn't the case. Because investment record keeping, including mutual fund record keeping, req (read entire article)
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By: Stephen Nelson
About this time every year, the personal finance magazines will perform an annual ritual: Looking at how mutual funds have performed over the past year—and then using that information to suggest whi (read entire article)
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By: Lance Winslow
What if the average American could not invest in the stock market or buy mutual funds? What if only the wealthy could do this? Well, as more and more regulations are put on the financial investment in (read entire article)
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By: Hans Bool
Stock vs Mutual fundsAre you looking for something that you want to commit to? Something that provides a real business engagement, than you should invest in stock.Mutual funds are great. They help you (read entire article)
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By: Krishnan Chinnasamy
Mutual Fund Investments are safe always. You may know that all the profits shared to the investors by the mutual funds are coming out of the profits from the investments in the stock market.Norm (read entire article)
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By: Larry Potter
The mutual fund industry has staked its claim to the confidence of investors by establishing a tradition of plain dealing, honest accounting and overall trustworthiness. If there were sharks on Wall S (read entire article)
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By: Larry Potter
The first thing you have to decide when you are going to buy a stock is "what price are you comfy with buying it at?" In other words, let's say you like the idea of buying XYZ and with XYZ trading at (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
Years ago before all the electronic sensors miners would take a canary down into the shaft. He was a very pampered bird as he represented life or death. If he dropped off his perch unconscious the (read entire article)
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By: Larry Potter
The other day, there was a guy on CNBC hyping his style of investing. He seems like a nice guy, but his theory was a bit hard to swallow. He said that if you have money, you should just buy the market (read entire article)
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By: Sam Subramanian
Metrics such as price/earnings ratio and dividend yield on the S&P 500 index, a commonly used proxy for the U.S. stock market, are hardly at bargain levels. This has lead several market pundits to pre (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
I have recently been contacted by a gentleman who has a large financial Internet web site devoted to mutual funds and he has asked me to act as an editor. He sent me a list of mutual funds and asked m (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
No, not the money you have in your brokerage account, but mutual funds. This year so far more than 600 mutual funds have vanished. Where did they go and what happened to the money in those funds that (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
Think about this one. Has your broker EVER recommended that you place a stop-loss order on a stock after you have bought it? Ninety-nine percent of the brokers never think about helping you protect yo (read entire article)
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By: Larry Potter
If I could put my finger on the one solitary thing I dislike the most, it's getting whipsawed. Nothing in this wild game we play bugs me as much as being up 50 cents or a buck one day, only to have to (read entire article)
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By: Larry Potter
Every so often we get a question asking why we don't "buy the dips" more when we are looking at possible stock plays and the answer is really simple. It's not "our" style. That isn't to say it's wrong (read entire article)
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By: Richard Chapo
One of the touted advantages of owning a corporation is the ease in transferring shares. In many cases, this assumed benefit is simply wrong.Transfer SharesAccording to “experts”, using a corporat (read entire article)
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By: Larry Potter
AFTER THE SPLIT ANNOUNCEMENT - Often times, the stock will develop a pattern of dropping back three to ten days after the announcement. This provides you with an opportunity to take advantage of the (read entire article)
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By: CT Larsen
The stock market is driven solely by human emotion. Nothing else really matters. Human emotion is driven by perception, and perception is jaded by expectations. If your expectations are not met, th (read entire article)
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By: Chris Perruna
We all know that emotions control every decision that an investor makes in any type of money related vehicle. Whether is be the stock market, real estate, art work or antiques, emotions ultimately se (read entire article)
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By: Scott Campanella
Disclaimer: Please note that I do not necessarily purchase, own, or partake of any of the securities or other financial instruments mentioned in this article. I also do not take any responsibility for (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
We are already in it, but you can't see it. It doesn't look like the one we had in '99. Like the magician who has you watching what he wants you to and with the other hand he is doing something else t (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
If you go to Haiti or other places in the Caribbean you may run into the Voodoo tradition of magic. There are long and mostly noisy rituals with the medicine man spouting words that bring great power (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
Mutual funds are doing more and more to discourage investors from leaving them and taking their money to a better performing fund. What does better performing mean? It has nothing to do with who the m (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
At some time in your life you have been on a river in a canoe and hopefully you had a paddle. You know about being up the creek without one.You quickly learned that paddling up stream is much harder t (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
When it comes to buying a stock or mutual fund most people act pretty quickly. There are some who will take the time to get a report from Morningstar (it is worthless) or get reports from their broker (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
One of the big advertising kicks today from mutual funds is to tell how low their expense ratio is and that you will make a great deal more money if you buy and hold with them. Partly true, but that i (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
You remember the story about the frog that was put into a pot of cold water on the stove. He was not concerned. Someone lit the burner and the water began getting warm, the frog was very comfortable (read entire article)
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By: Van Tharp
There is so much involved in developing peak performance, that I recommend that all traders have a business plan. We recommend that the business plan cover all of the following areas.• Your vision. (read entire article)
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By: Steven T. Ng
The Bollinger Band theory is designed to depict the volatility of a stock. It is quite simple, being composed of a simple moving average, and its upper and lower "bands" that are 2 standard deviations (read entire article)
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By: Joe Ross
What can I expect to make my first year of trading?We get questions like this one quite often. We find that most aspiring traders don't have a clue as to what to expect from the market. Yet here the (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
People are constantly asking me why is the stock market going down. What is causing this bear market? It is relatively simple so don't ask an economist. He will give you a 200-page answer that is unde (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
Before you buy another car you walk around the lot, kick the tires, slam the doors and look at the mileage indicator. That's an odometer. I know. That is about all the "research" you can do other than (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
It is wonderful to be alive in the information age. We know in a matter of seconds the change in the value of gold in Switzerland, the death of a world leader or the birth of a peasant in Israel.We ar (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
Every day on CNBC-TV they show a 200-day moving average line superimposed on the stock price history. It seems they give great credence to this manufactured line as it represents 10 months of price ac (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
Every broker and financial planner will tell you that you cannot time the stock market. I saw John Bogle, the great seer of Vanguard, on CNBC saying it can't be done. Of course, it is easy to understa (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
Caught in a whirlpool and being sucked under. No life vest or other device to save you. Gurgle, gurgle. Down you go.This last couple of weeks in the stock market kinda feels like that whirlpool when y (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
Someday you may want to retire and continue to live in the life style to which you have become accustomed. According to conventional wisdom you will need less money because you will have fewer expense (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
It depends on your level of understanding of the market and the amount of money you have.If you a sophisticated investor with a substantial amount invested you are probably already receiving more than (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
Are you one of those many people who dread reading their 401K statements? You have been watching it decline for about 2 years and are wondering if will ever stop. Just about everyone says the market w (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
The broker told me not to sell because the mutual fund I owned had a 2% redemption fee and they would penalize me if I did.I got to thinking about it and did some simple math to see what that would co (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
Being wrong is OK, but let's not carry it to extremes. That applies to everything, but let's limit our discussion here to the stock market.I have been trading for several decades and was an exchange m (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
If you have talked to a stock broker or financial planner in the last few days I will bet they all agree that there are some great bargains out there and now is the time to start buying in anticipatio (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
Have you bought any mutual funds this year or late last year while the market was doing its skyrocket thing? Last year it was hard to lose money. This year it has been easy.You should be calling your (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
There has been great condemnation recently because China has been selling its goods on the world market at prices below what other countries, especially the U.S., can produce. It has been called expor (read entire article)
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By: Al Thomas
I love roller coasters. The steeper the better. High and fast and curvy. Yahoo! Let's go again. But to get to the drop off point you have a slow grind up.Kinda reminds me of the stock market for the p (read entire article)
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