Stocks

7 Infrastructure Stocks Excited For The $2 Trillion Biden Plan

7 Infrastructure Stocks Excited For The $2 Trillion Biden Plan

The proposed $2 trillion of infrastructure spending could mean upside potential for infrastructure stocks Good infrastructure, including bridges, roads, airports, utilities, can increase the productive potential of an economy. President Joseph Biden has recently released details of his “Build Back Better” plan, which includes around $2 trillion of infrastructure spending stateside. Therefore, today’s article introduces seven […]

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Leverage: It’s Why Portfolios Blow Up

Leverage: It’s Why Portfolios Blow Up

Last week, the forced unwinding of the Archegos Capital Management hedge fund put fears of a market collapse into investors’ minds. While it appears to have been an isolated case, the fund’s collapse vividly points out the dangers of using leverage to boost investment returns. Let’s discuss how excess leverage can turn declines in security […]

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Zen And The Art Of Risk Management

Zen And The Art Of Risk Management

“Most investors are primarily oriented toward return, how much they can make and pay little attention to risk, how much they can lose.” –Seth Klarman Growing wealth occurs over a long time horizon, including many bullish and bearish market cycles. While making the most out of bull markets is important, it is equally important to avoid letting […]

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ETFs

The 7 Best ETFs And Mutual Funds To Prepare For Higher Rates

The 7 Best ETFs And Mutual Funds To Prepare For Higher Rates

With interest rates on the move higher, these ETFs and mutual funds can be market leaders. Interest rates are on the rise right now, and this is beginning to spook investors. Is there anything to be concerned about? Well, when the herd begins to move, you don’t exactly want to stand in its way. In […]

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10 Of The Hottest ETFs To Buy Right Now

10 Of The Hottest ETFs To Buy Right Now

Most of the hottest ETFs in 2021 are delivering returns of 20% or more If you’re considering investing in some of the hottest exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to buy in 2021, it makes sense to first come up with a definition of what makes an ETF hot. Is it strictly performance? Is it net fund flows? […]

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7 Reliable Index Funds To Set And Forget For The Long Term

7 Reliable Index Funds To Set And Forget For The Long Term

If you want to set and forget your portfolio, these index funds should make your short list. Index funds are the preferred investment vehicle for the set it and forget it crowd. But not all index funds are created equal. For the best passively-managed funds to hold for the long term, you need to consider […]

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Dividend Stocks

7 Dividend Stocks You Can Trust Your Retirement To

7 Dividend Stocks You Can Trust Your Retirement To

Dividend investing isn’t sexy, but it’s still safer than buying risky spec plays Dividend investing is no longer as sexy as it used to be. The markets nowadays have gone hyperbolic. When most stocks are experiencing exponential capital appreciation, most investors are chucking dividend investing to the side. However, completely ignoring dividend stocks is not […]

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Your Dividend Life Raft For Unsettled Markets

Your Dividend Life Raft For Unsettled Markets

The first two months of 2021 were marked by heightened stock market volatility. I am sure you watched the GameStop stock price game, where billions were made and then lost. Shares of high-flying Tesla (TSLA) have lost 20% in a few short weeks. For investors who bought at $900, looking at a $700 share price illustrates the […]

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Warren Buffett’s Latest Three New Investments

Warren Buffett’s Latest Three New Investments

Warren Buffett does not need any introduction. He is a very successful investor who is in charge of Berkshire Hathaway. He has an impressive track record investing in the stock market and in businesses. Because of his success, his every move is followed very closely. For example, his holding company Berkshire Hathaway is required to file a […]

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Commodities

Gold Prices In 2021

Gold Prices In 2021

Gold has traditionally been considered a “safe haven”. During periods of market turbulence, the precious metal usually reacts weakly to negative sentiment. Moreover, because of its reputation as a protective asset, demand for it rises during such periods, which can stimulate price growth. Coronavirus was a strong factor that triggered volatility in global markets in […]

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The Fedcoin Is Coming

The Fedcoin Is Coming

Before we talk about Fedcoins, let’s look at the old school non-digital, non-blockchain, coin. Gold. And silver. Since January 4, the price has dropped about $244. And the price of silver has fallen about $4. Are these buying opportunities? Or the end of the brief gold bull market of 2020 (i.e. Covid)? It helps to […]

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The Positives And Negatives Of Gold Investment

The Positives And Negatives Of Gold Investment

For many investors, gold bullion and coins served as the best sense of security. However, this gold investment has potential upsides and downsides. Before you dig into buying gold, weigh all the possibilities – including the positives and negatives of gold investment. As always, know the potential risks and rewards before gold purchases. Here’s a […]

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Real Estate

How To Start Getting Passive Income Through Real Estate

How To Start Getting Passive Income Through Real Estate

There’s more to life than giving away too much of yourself to your job. While it can help you achieve financial success later in life, devoting every ounce of your energy to advancing your career can overwhelm you and severely impact your mental, physical, and social health. That’s why it’s important to find passive sources […]

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7 Real Estate Stocks To Tour Before Year’s End

7 Real Estate Stocks To Tour Before Year’s End

If you’re selective, there are some great real estate investment trusts out there Real estate stocks and real estate investment trusts (REITs) are a very diverse investment group. Basically, REITs are landlords, but the properties they control are wide-ranging. From undeveloped lots to shopping malls to warehouses to simply holding mortgages on residential properties, the […]

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These 3 “Perfect” REIT Dividends Are Still On Sale

These 3 “Perfect” REIT Dividends Are Still On Sale

The economy is a mess—and that’s presenting quite the opportunity for these landlords, and contrarians like us. Tenants are still paying, but these stocks are priced like a few are flaking. That’s not the case. Plus, one firm is about to take advantage of a weak 2020 market to go shopping and secure future cash […]

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Personal Finance

How I Knew I Had Enough To Retire Early

How I Knew I Had Enough To Retire Early

Many people want to retire early to live a life free from the rat race. It takes having a certain mentality and the financial means to pull it off. Even with meeting those requirements on paper, it can be difficult to really know when we have enough to retire early and make it work over […]

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6 Best Ways To Get Out Of Debt And Achieve Financial Freedom

6 Best Ways To Get Out Of Debt And Achieve Financial Freedom

Debt is part of life, but you should never let it drain you to the point where you start to relate your own worth and happiness to financial obligations like debt. As difficult as it may be, it’s important to face your debts head-on and relieve yourself from that burden in order to achieve financial […]

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How To Improve Your Financial Mindset To Achieve Your New Year’s Goals

How To Improve Your Financial Mindset To Achieve Your New Year’s Goals

Each year, millions of people set New Year’s resolutions. There’s excitement around the promise of potential that a fresh start in January brings.  But according to a study conducted by the University of Scranton, only 8 percent of people are able to stick to their New Year’s resolutions. Put another way, 92 percent of people fail […]

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Gold Prices In 2021

Gold Prices In 2021

| April 15, 2021

Gold has traditionally been considered a “safe haven”. During periods of market turbulence, the precious metal usually reacts weakly to negative sentiment. Moreover, because of its reputation as a protective asset, demand for it rises during such periods, which can stimulate price growth. Coronavirus was a strong factor that triggered volatility in global markets in […]

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7 Infrastructure Stocks Excited For The $2 Trillion Biden Plan

7 Infrastructure Stocks Excited For The $2 Trillion Biden Plan

| April 13, 2021

The proposed $2 trillion of infrastructure spending could mean upside potential for infrastructure stocks Good infrastructure, including bridges, roads, airports, utilities, can increase the productive potential of an economy. President Joseph Biden has recently released details of his “Build Back Better” plan, which includes around $2 trillion of infrastructure spending stateside. Therefore, today’s article introduces seven […]

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Leverage: It’s Why Portfolios Blow Up

Leverage: It’s Why Portfolios Blow Up

| April 8, 2021

Last week, the forced unwinding of the Archegos Capital Management hedge fund put fears of a market collapse into investors’ minds. While it appears to have been an isolated case, the fund’s collapse vividly points out the dangers of using leverage to boost investment returns. Let’s discuss how excess leverage can turn declines in security […]

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