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Hot Penny Stocks

Hot Penny Stocks

Penny stocks have become a popular form of trading stocks on the market. These types of stocks involve stocks that are valued at less than $1.00. Other penny stocks can range anywhere from one cent to $5.00. Investors will find out that there are many benefits from trading penny stocks but there are a few […]

23Mar2012 | | Comments Off on Hot Penny Stocks | Continued
Using 401k Funds for Education

Using 401k Funds for Education

Many people invest in 401k retirement funds for their retirement. However, a 401k can be used for other reasons like education. Even though a 401k retirement fund isn’t design to fund an education, it still can be used to pay for college. There are many factors to consider that investors should be careful about. Before […]

22Mar2012 | | Comments Off on Using 401k Funds for Education | Continued
How to Trade Index Futures

How to Trade Index Futures

There are many different strategies and investment opportunities within the markets that investors can take advantage of. Index futures are a type of investment to where the investor purchases stock at a certain price for a certain future date. The stocks purchased are categorized in a certain index like the e-mini S&P 500. Individual traders […]

21Mar2012 | | Comments Off on How to Trade Index Futures | Continued
Retirement Savings Contribution Credit

Retirement Savings Contribution Credit

One way investors can receive a tax credit with their investments is by using retirement savings contribution credits. Tax credit can be applied to earnings by being a contributor to retirement plans that are sponsored by employees. IRAs also fit this category, and many investors use tools like retirement savings contribution credits to avoid paying […]

20Mar2012 | | Comments Off on Retirement Savings Contribution Credit | Continued
Investment Grade Corporate Bonds

Investment Grade Corporate Bonds

When investing in bonds, the first thing to learn is that bonds are actually rated on the financial stability (creditworthiness) of a company or government issuing the bond. This is much like you and I would be rated by the credit bureau in terms of a credit score. If our score is sufficiently high we […]

19Mar2012 | | Comments Off on Investment Grade Corporate Bonds | Continued
How to Pick a Mutual Fund

How to Pick a Mutual Fund

Many new investors will understand the potential returns that mutual funds have to offer, but often they will have no idea how to pick a mutual fund. If the truth be told, it is actually relatively easy to study, research, and then pick out a good mutual fund, and often people admit that once they […]

18Mar2012 | | Comments Off on How to Pick a Mutual Fund | Continued
Investment Management Firms

Investment Management Firms

Investment management firms are extremely important for investors to use in order to gain the most out of their investing experience. Management firms employ highly knowledgeable advisors that help investors use their money wisely. Achieving financial security is a must when investing for the future. Investment management firms that are successful will be proficient at […]

17Mar2012 | | Comments Off on Investment Management Firms | Continued
Stock Market Screener

Stock Market Screener

Many tools are made available for investors to help them succeed in meeting their goals. Since the beginning of the internet, these tools are on the rise, and many people use these tools on the internet for free. A stock market screener is an important tool that investors use to search for specific stocks. Stocks […]

16Mar2012 | | Comments Off on Stock Market Screener | Continued
Variable Rate CDs

Variable Rate CDs

The current state of the economy all over the world is pushing investors into unfamiliar environments with investments. However, this is a must when adjusting to the changes that the markets pose on investors. In order to be a successful investor, you must be able to change and adapt to any situation that may threaten […]

15Mar2012 | | Comments Off on Variable Rate CDs | Continued
Capital Market Instruments

Capital Market Instruments

The capital market is the market where certain investments are traded. Things such as mortgages, equities and bonds are all traded in the capital market. The role of this market is to move investments from those who have more than they need to those who need them. The capital market offers overnight funds as well […]

14Mar2012 | | Comments Off on Capital Market Instruments | Continued
Zero Coupon Municipal Bonds

Zero Coupon Municipal Bonds

Municipal bonds are popular among investors and who are looking for long term investments. Interest payments are paid semiannually and at the end of the bond term they can be cashed in. Zero coupon municipal bonds work differently than normal municipal bonds. When investing in zero coupon municipal bonds, there are no interest payments. Instead, […]

13Mar2012 | | Comments Off on Zero Coupon Municipal Bonds | Continued
Silver IRA

Silver IRA

When looking for a way to invest money for retirement many people place their money either in traditional or Roth IRA accounts. However, there are several ways to go about contributing to those funds. In recent years many people have begun contributing precious metals to their IRA accounts and currently a silver IRA is considered […]

12Mar2012 | | Comments Off on Silver IRA | Continued
ETF Trading

ETF Trading

To most investors, the stock exchanges are places loaded up with company stocks, often of different values and potential for growth. Some companies have unlimited potential to expand and are priced relatively lowly, making them key options for investment. Others may have reached their peak, still pulling strong, making them viable options for long-term investment […]

11Mar2012 | | Comments Off on ETF Trading | Continued
Managed Money vs. Mutual Funds

Managed Money vs. Mutual Funds

Like all investors, the main objective is to invest in a certain asset or investment vehicle that will provide a higher return with low risks. There are different types of investments that investors have to choose from. In fact, the type of investment to invest in heavily relies on the sign of the times as […]

10Mar2012 | | Comments Off on Managed Money vs. Mutual Funds | Continued
Construction Surety Bonds

Construction Surety Bonds

Construction bonds are used to complete certain projects that are in the process of being completed. However, certain risks are associated with construction projects and lenders who will need a certain amount of security. Construction surety bonds are basically a solution to protect an investor from the possibility of a project not being completed. Surety […]

9Mar2012 | | Comments Off on Construction Surety Bonds | Continued