Social Insecurity

Just about everything you have been told about Social Security is an obfuscation. That is a big word for convoluted truth or lie.In a recently published obscure government document by the presidential Social Security commission there are two pages that expose the truth. Neither Democrats nor Republicans want you to... Read More

Is The Bear In The Cage?

For the last few weeks we have seen the stock market averages going higher and higher each week yet the economic news is still very bad. Is this bear market coming to an end? Will the stock prices and mutual funds go back up to where they were?It seems all... Read More

Is Your Garage Full Of Junk?

I have a 2-car garage. There are nice shelves on one side and a good practical workbench with a vice on the other side. Plenty of room for 2 cars yet I have to be careful when I pull in so I won't run over stuff stacked on each side.... Read More

The Stock Market - How Just One Question Will Tell You All You Need To Know About Your Stock Broker

Last time we looked at the real performance of the stock market (we used the Dow Jones as a reference point) and the apparent performance that makes the headlines and can be seen by a casual look at a chart or "ballpark" figures - briefly; the Dow went up, for... Read More

Trading Tips No 2: The Big Lie in the Stock Market

It is commonly reported that the stock market averages about 10% per year return over the long term (decades). So the investor that buys and holds a diversified portfolio of stocks or mutual funds is led to believe that their portfolio will grow by 10% per year on average. You... Read More

Bull or Bear?

Cat or dog? Maybe Zebra. Shucks, I don't know, but my broker keeps telling me it is a bull and to buy this and that. It looks like he is right - for a change. I remember he said the same thing in 1999 and 2000 and I ended up... Read More

A Common Misconception about Stock Prices

I cringe every time I hear a novice investor tell me that they only purchase low priced stocks because they offer higher potential gains. A common phase I hear is "I like to buy $1 and $2 stocks because they can double easily and I will make a 100% profit".My... Read More

Good News?

As the man said, "I've got some good news and I've got some bad news. What do you want to hear first?" It was replied, "Tell me the good news first". The good news is that they are going to make some changes in the mutual fund industry reporting to... Read More

Finding A Good Stock

One of the things people are always asking me is how can I find a good stock. The answer I give does not please them. I say, "You are not qualified to pick stock. You don't know how so don't try. Put your money in a no-load mutual fund that... Read More

9 Deadly Trading Mistakes!

The following are a list of nine things you want to avoid at all costs. Anyone of them can literally destroy your financial dreams and goals!1. Trading with money you can't afford to lose.One of the greatest obstacles to successful trading is using money that you really can't afford to... Read More

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Investing Basics - Stocks, Mutual Funds, Real Estate & Online Investing

Have you ever thought of investing? Do you have a... Read More

Hedge Funds

You read and hear a lot about hedge funds. Unfortunately,... Read More

Time Out

Are you paying any attention to your retirement savings? Do... Read More

Some Good News for A Change

Before we get into all the good news out there,... Read More

When?

When will the stock market stop going down and start... Read More

Two for the Money

Look back over the years and try to remember how... Read More

Your Job

There are so many kinds of work that needs to... Read More

Learn to Calculate a Stock?s Pivot Point

Stocks breakout from properly formed bases everyday but many investors... Read More

Where Is The Beef?

Where is the beef? Or maybe it should be where... Read More

What is a Mutual Fund?

Ever wondered what is a mutual fund? A mutual fund... Read More

Lemmings Are Gathering

Before they go over the cliff to their destruction these... Read More

The Value of Stocks of a Company

The debate rages all over Eastern and Central Europe, in... Read More

Enron Cure

Let's hope you did not have any of the Enron... Read More

Why This Bear?

People are constantly asking me why is the stock market... Read More

How To Beat The Mutual Fund Companies At Their Own Game

You'd have had to be living on a desert island... Read More

The Importance of Using Stop Loss Orders When Spread Trading the Financial Markets

A Guide to Using Stop Loss Orders Stop losses are... Read More

Online Broker Trade History Not Doing the Job

Let me start by saying that...Most online brokers do not... Read More

How to Read an Annual Report

Every publicly traded company is required by the SEC(Securities and... Read More

Stock Market Insanity

Let's first define insanity. It is doing the same thing... Read More

Investment Attorneys and Garbage Stocks

How is it possible that trash Companies are posting less... Read More

Analysts - Do They Really Know The Stock Market?

When you become interested in a stock or mutual fund... Read More

Emotional Maturity

If you are going to be a winner in the... Read More

Maximizing a Stock Market Investment

Maximizing a stock market investmentThere are several factors an investor... Read More

How Commodity Trading Differs from Stock Trading

There are major differences between trading stocks and trading futures.... Read More

You Don?t HAVE To Be Trading

As a novice trader, you'll often feel the need to... Read More

No Load Mutual Funds: Investment Hype vs. Investment Help

With the internet such a huge part of our daily... Read More

Size Counts!

What the heck am I talking about?It is often said... Read More

Top 25 Growth Funds

On Monday, November 25, 2000 Investor's Business Daily listed on... Read More

Pathways

During our travel down life's path we come to many... Read More

Dont Buy Stocks based on P/E Ratio alone

I use the P/E ratio as a secondary indicator for... Read More

Ignore Stock Market Talking Heads

You should ignore analysts on TV, the radio, the newspaper... Read More

Where Is The Rabbit?

We need a rabbit!This was a pretty horrible week for... Read More

Bottoms Ups

If you have talked to a stock broker or financial... Read More