A Stock Market is a public market, a loose network of economic transaction for the trading of company stock and derivatives at an agreed price. The very basic and bottom line to the stock market is to drive the best profit from it. Evaluating stock is the basic and easy work to do, but to…Read More Growth Investing vs Value Investing
Using more than 32 years of analysis, University of Illinois at Chicago Professor Oleg Bondarenko explored if certain strategies could exploit the richness in pricing of index options. He shared his findings in the recent white paper, “Historical Performance of Put-Writing Strategies” and discussed his research at the 35th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference. See…Read More White Paper Shows Volatility Risk Premium Facilitated Higher Risk-Adjusted Returns for PUT Index
Hedging can be said to be a technique used by investors to protect against loss via a compensatory price action. Hedging techniques is what actually differentiates a professional from a newbie trader. This makes it so easy for many pro traders out there to survive the financial market and make profits from stock and option…Read More How Hedging a Portfolio Can Aid Investors
Buybacks have gotten a bad rap from both Republican and Democratic lawmakers this year. But the stock market would be trading at a much lower level without them. Data compiled by Ned Davis Research shows the S&P 500 would be 19% lower without buybacks. The firm looked at the S&P 500’s performance between the first…Read More The stock market would be much lower if it weren’t for companies buying back their own shares
Every day people speculate wildly on stocks putting leveraged bets that a stock will be bought out, or surge in value. However, for every buyer there is a seller, for everyone who buys the leverage, there are people who sell the leverage. If you dream of a $1 stock flying to $100, this isn’t for…Read More When Is Covered Call Writing an Appropriate Strategy?
It’s near impossible to recession-proof your money, says financial expert Ramit Sethi. “The market will go up, the market will go to down. Nobody knows. Nobody can tell you. It doesn’t matter if they’re on some TV show or anything. It’s all bullsh–,” Sethi, who recently released the second edition of his bestselling book ”…Read More 2 steps to take to protect your money from a recession, according to a financial expert and bestselling author
In times of economic crisis, some investors turn to gold as an investment hedge (a sort of financial insurance) to protect their investment portfolios. That makes a lot of sense today, given the current value of gold. While this value fluctuates (as with any investment), one thing is certain – as the oldest valuable commodity,…Read More Is Investing in Gold a Good Idea?
Moms are chock full of advice, but when Renee Kwok talks to her daughter about money, her words may very well carry twice the weight. Kwok is a certified financial planner and the CEO of TFC Financial, a $1 billion financial planning and asset management firm based in Boston.Read More A CEO who manages a $1 billion firm teaches her teen daughter 3 core lessons about investing
If you are new to the world of finance, one question you may want answered relates to what is amortization. In simple terms, amortization is the process of paying off a loan in the form of uniquely structured payments given on a periodic basis. An amortized loan is different than regular loans because of the…Read More Mortgage Early Repayment Calculator
Millionaires are often cut from the same cloth — they’re disciplined, have focus, are resilient, and practice perseverance. These are all qualities that help them build wealth, according to Sarah Stanley Fallaw, co-author of ” The Next Millionaire Next Door: Enduring Strategies for Building Wealth” and the director of research for the Affluent Market Institute.…Read More A woman who studied 600 millionaires says the same traits helped them get rich — and there are 2 key ways anyone can develop them