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Higher Bond Yields

To understand high yield bonds, let’s define what a bond is. A bond is an interest-bearing investment that obliges the borrower to pay a specific amount of interest for a specific period of time and then at maturity to repay … Continue reading

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Art, Science, and Technical Analysis

Forex Charting Lesson: Chapter 1 – Introduction We made our Technical Analysis lessons as simple as possible for easy understanding. There will be as much graphs and step by step guide as possible. We believe that the basic is the … Continue reading

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Options Trading Basics, Part II

An option is a contract that provides you with the right to execute a stock transaction—that is, to buy or sell 100 shares of stock. (Each option always refers to a 100-share unit.) This right includes a specific stock and … Continue reading

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What do VCs want?

Venture capitalists come across a lot of companies that need funding everyday. Harsh as it may seem only 10% of the applicants will receive funding for their business. Each firm has their standards to uphold to be able to diversify … Continue reading

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Options Trading Basics, Part I

The study of options can expand your perceptions about the range of possibilities. Most people are familiar with two forms of investment: equity and debt. There is a third method, however, and that third method is far more interesting than … Continue reading

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Forex Strategies

FOREX trading refers to an international, 24/7, over the counter, exchange market where currencies of different nations are bought and sold. Trading is always done in pairs assuming the price of currency bought to go up and that sold to … Continue reading

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Time for Dividends

Soaring technology stocks led the longest bull market in history during the 1990s, driving investors to shun stocks of dividend-paying firms. The steady stock performance of more conservative firms just seemed pale in comparison. But now, rising interest rates and … Continue reading

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Emotion Investing

Humans are all emotional being. We do not always make decisions rationally. Emotion is part of us as investors. Investors might feel better towards stocks at certain point or they might feel that owning stocks are risky and avoid it … Continue reading

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5 reasons for ETFs

When people ask for investing advice, ETFs usually come up pretty quickly, because they are so heavily marketed and trumped by the industry. Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, are an easy way to diversify a small investment, but to get the … Continue reading

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Mergers in Tough Economy

The economy today is not stabilized. Even big companies have to confront the ups and downs that come their way. But the only thing that keeps them going is survival. They have to survive in the market and progress swiftly … Continue reading

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