Investing should be easy – just buy low and sell high – but most of us have trouble following that simple advice. There are principles and strategies that may enable you to put together an investment portfolio that reflects your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals. Understanding these principles and strategies can help you avoid some of the pitfalls that snare some investors.
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Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
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Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
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You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
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Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
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Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.