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Mutual Fund Tracker

Mutual Fund Tracker

Mutual funds are used by investors who are looking t secure their financial future. Retirement, education and other ventures require large amounts of funds that take time to accumulate. Mutual funds help speed that time up for investors who invest in prosperous mutual funds. A mutual fund tracker is a key aspect that most experienced […]

7Feb2012 | | Comments Off on Mutual Fund Tracker | Continued
Blue Chip Stocks

Blue Chip Stocks

It’s becoming remarkably difficult to put ‘trust’ and ‘stocks‘ in the same sentence. Fresh off one of the biggest market crashes in history, investors are relatively undecided on the value of stock and equity investments as a whole. From small penny-stock companies to massive giants of the stock market, there’s an understandable aversion to stocks […]

6Feb2012 | | Comments Off on Blue Chip Stocks | Continued
Hybrid Securities

Hybrid Securities

Hybrid securities are investment tools that blend the typical features of both debt and equity securities. Also referred to as simply hybrids, these investment options create situations that allow hybrid securities to pay an identifiable return until a certain date in the maturity of the investment. After the specified date the security is very likely […]

5Feb2012 | | Comments Off on Hybrid Securities | Continued
Mechanical Forex Trading Systems

Mechanical Forex Trading Systems

Forex is an abbreviation that stands for the foreign exchange market where currencies are traded. This market is open 24 hours a day, 5 days a week. In order to find success with Forex trading, many investors utilize a number of different strategies. These may vary depending on the currencies being traded, pattern analysis or […]

4Feb2012 | | Comments Off on Mechanical Forex Trading Systems | Continued
Registered Investment Advisors

Registered Investment Advisors

Every year, thousands of finance graduates dream of entering high-level jobs as stock brokers, bank management staff, and investment experts. Many of them, backed by qualifications from colleges at the top of the food chain, walk straight into their positions, earning a lucrative salary as soon as they start working. Others work their way up […]

3Feb2012 | | Comments Off on Registered Investment Advisors | Continued
Build America Bonds

Build America Bonds

BABs or build America bonds are taxable municipal bonds. They first came on the scene in 2009 when President Obama signed the American Recover and Reinvestment Act. The idea was to lower the cost of borrowing in the government sector in order to create more jobs. BABs are basically bonds that are only issued by […]

2Feb2012 | | Comments Off on Build America Bonds | Continued
Oil Futures Charts

Oil Futures Charts

Futures or futures options typically refer to contracts that are signed which grant the option holder the right to sell or purchase commodity or stocks. The option is to purchase or sell the stock or commodity at a future date for a specified price. On that date the contract is then exercised and the purchaser […]

1Feb2012 | | Comments Off on Oil Futures Charts | Continued
Blend Fund vs. Balanced Fund

Blend Fund vs. Balanced Fund

Blend funds and balanced funds are often confused and it is important that you know the difference if you think that you might be interested in getting involved with one of these. They can be great investments, but you will have to know what you are getting yourself into before you put any money down. […]

31Jan2012 | | Comments Off on Blend Fund vs. Balanced Fund | Continued
IRA Money Market Accounts

IRA Money Market Accounts

All financial advisors have one thing in common. They usually tell people that it’s never too late to save up for your retirement. Retiring without money is like docking your ship without an anchor. It’s simply not safe. You will end up being drawn back into the ocean – unstable and unprepared. An Independent Retirement […]

30Jan2012 | | Comments Off on IRA Money Market Accounts | Continued
American Express Certificate of Deposit

American Express Certificate of Deposit

American Express is a well trusted name in the financial world and if you are looking for a safe investment product, an American Express Certificate of Deposit is as good as it gets. There are several maturity dates to choose from with corresponding rates expressed in Annual Percentage Yields (APY). While most of us are […]

28Jan2012 | | Comments Off on American Express Certificate of Deposit | Continued
How Forex Leverage Works

How Forex Leverage Works

Using leverage in the Forex market is the same, in concept, as any other type of investment because the strategies used are meant to increase returns. Most investors use such things as options, margin accounts and perhaps futures to lever investments, and Forex leverage is quite similar except margin accounts are the norm. In examining […]

27Jan2012 | | Comments Off on How Forex Leverage Works | Continued
How to Invest in Agricultural Commodity ETFs

How to Invest in Agricultural Commodity ETFs

At the moment there are a good many investors who are concerned with the economy and inflation in general. While many markets suffer due to inflation, investing in the agriculture commodity ETF market is seen as a sound investment as inflation impacts this type of investment in a positive way. For a basic understanding of […]

21Jan2012 | | Comments Off on How to Invest in Agricultural Commodity ETFs | Continued
Accounts Receivable Financing

Accounts Receivable Financing

There are times in the life of any business where cash flow becomes a problem and operating capital is stretched to the limits. Accounts receivable financing, often referred to as factoring, is a relatively new concept that can assist businesses that sell on credit to commercial accounts. If your company meets the criteria and has […]

20Jan2012 | | Comments Off on Accounts Receivable Financing | Continued
Do Hybrid Funds Provide a Valuable Mix?

Do Hybrid Funds Provide a Valuable Mix?

When investing in mutual funds, one of the things you might be looking at is something called a ‘hybrid fund.’ Although hybrid funds are a type of mutual fund, they are different in terms of the underlying assets within the fund. Mutual funds can have portfolios comprised of investment products within one sector of the […]

19Jan2012 | | Comments Off on Do Hybrid Funds Provide a Valuable Mix? | Continued
Online Trading Brokerage

Online Trading Brokerage

Brokers are in the same category as bankers, accountants and even lawyers. They make their money by representing others in financial matters and accessing information that is not easily accessible by the public. They are the private investor’s gateway to Wall Street. While the advent of the internet has made it quite simple for private […]

18Jan2012 | | Comments Off on Online Trading Brokerage | Continued