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  • AIM Investing Tip – 25 ways to earn higher profits on your AIM cash

    AIM investing has two special features: Put half your money into stocks or long-term options (LEAPS). Put the other half in cash. This cash does more than serve as a hedge against market losses and a source of emergency funds – two very smart and attractive features! It also serves as a ready source of […]

    Posted at November 21, 2017 » By : » Categories : Education Resource » 0 Comment
  • Spread Betting for Side Income and Market Education

    [This is a guest post from another contributor on investing information. Readers are encouraged to use this article as an educational source and carefully consider how this information fits within their individual investment goals and risk tolerances.] Spread betting isn’t the same thing as traditional equity investment, and they don’t often get discussed in the […]

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  • Broadening The Borders Of Your Portfolio

    by James E. McWhinney, Investopedia2 PRINT One of the primary reasons for the popularity of international investing can be summed up in one word: diversification. Foreign markets provide access to a considerable number of investment opportunities, such as emerging markets and specialized regional economies. In fact, although the United States is the world’s largest stock […]

    Posted at January 13, 2016 » By : » Categories : Education Resource » 0 Comment
  • Identifying Trends

    Stocks tell a story if you know what to look for.  Learn to how to identify simple technical patterns.

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  • How To Pick A Good Mutual Fund

    by Glenn Curtis, Investopedia2 PRINT Are you thinking about investing in a mutual fund, but aren’t sure how to go about it or which one is the most appropriate based on your needs? You’re not alone. However, what you may not know is that the selection process is much easier than you think. Read on […]

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  • Getting Started In Stocks

    by Jim Mueller, Investopedia2 PRINT So you’ve decided to invest in the stock market. Congratulations! In his 2005 book “The Future for Investors,” Jeremy Siegel showed that, in the long run, investing in stocks has handily outperformed investing in bonds, Treasury bills, gold or cash. In the short term, one or another asset may outperform […]

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  • What is an Option?

    OIC2 PRINT Introduction Options are financial instruments that can provide you with the flexibility you need in almost any investment situation you might encounter. Options give you options by giving you the ability to tailor your position to your own situation. You can protect stock holdings from a decline in market price. You can increase […]

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  • Introduction To Exchange-Traded Funds

    Investopedia2 PRINT Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are a type of financial instrument whose unique advantages over mutual funds have caught the eye of many an investor. If you find the tasks of analyzing and picking stocks a little daunting, ETFs may be right for you. In this article we define ETFs, highlight their advantages, and list […]

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  • Mutual Funds: Understanding Their Appeal

    Morningstar2 PRINT 1. They don’t demand large up-front investments. If you had just $1,000 to invest, it would be difficult for you to assemble a varied basket of stocks or bonds on your own. For example, with $1,000, you could buy one share of stock from the largest U.S. company, then one from the next […]

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  • Types of Bonds

    Smart Money2 PRINT Most bonds you’ll come across have been issued by one of three groups: the U.S. government, state and local governments or corporations. But to confuse things, these entities issue many different types of bonds that run the gamut in terms of risk and reward. Here’s a quick introduction to the ones you’ll […]

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