Investing for Beginners

By Garry W Floyd | Information on investing, finance, industries, and more for those who are new to investing @GarryIngenious

5 Essential Things You Need To Know About Every Stock You Buy

Investing is easy but investing successfully is tough. Statistics show that the majority of retail investors, those who aren't investment …

Trading

These are the top 5 sovereign wealth funds in 2017 and where they’re investing

The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund, based in Norway, has revealed it is considering divesting its investments in oil and gas.<p>Norway’s central …

Investing

Don't Invest in Anything Unless You've Answered These 4 Questions First

Are you a speculator or an investor?<p>So, you've saved up a little cash and you want to invest it. Good move -- investing in assets that can earn you a …

Investing

Useful tips for newbie Bitcoin investors

<b>By James Yeo</b><p>For the past two years, Bitcoin has been the talk of the town for its meteoric rise in value. Its price has soared around 1,000 per cent …

Bitcoin

Ask a Fool: What's the best way to invest in bonds?

A well-allocated investment portfolio should contain a stock component and a bond component. As a general rule, I often suggest that investors subtract their age from 110 to determine their appropriate stock allocation, and the rest of their portfolio should be in bonds. For example, I'm 35, so …

Stocks

5 Reasons Why Real Estate Is a Great Investment

As one of the stars of "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles," James Harris knows a thing or two about making money in real estate.<p>Real estate is a great investment for many reasons. You can enjoy an excellent rate of returns, amazing tax advantages and leverage real estate to build your wealth. Here …

Real Estate

25 Investments: Private Equity

• 25 Investments: Introduction<br>• 25 Investments: American Depository Receipt (ADR)<br>• 25 Investments: Annuity<br>• 25 Investments: Art and Collectibles<br>• 25 …

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I'm a financial planner — and there are 3 unbreakable rules to follow if you want to build wealth

• <b>Living within your means is necessary so you can have enough left over to invest and save for retirement.</b>• <b><br>Keep it simple when it comes to the number of checking, savings, and investing accounts you have.</b>• <b><br>Don't make drastic changes to your risk tolerance when watching the volatile market.</b><p>I recently …

Wealth

The Investor Handbook for Profiting Off Market Bubbles | Investopedia

Bearish investors who sat on the sidelines, holding cash while the stock market soared into the stratosphere this year are, no doubt, having second …

S&P 500 Index

Any patient investor can turn $5,000 a year into nearly $1 million, says billionaire Ron Baron

<b>- "You have to have a small amount of money and invest it regularly for a long time," Baron says.</b><p><b>- "It's all about compounding," the Baron Capital</b> …

Investing

Bitcoin vs. Bitcoin Cash: What's the Difference? | Investopedia

Since its inception, there have been questions surrounding Bitcoin’s ability to scale effectively. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that exists within …

Bitcoin

5 Things to Know Before Investing in Real Estate | Investopedia

There’s always been some kind of starry-eyed dream around the idea of making a big payoff in real estate investing. I’d say about half my clients …

Real Estate

How to Invest in IPOs

Rule No. 1: Don't invest in IPOs. Rule No. 2: But if you must ...<p>So you say you want to invest in IPOs? Maybe make a fortune on the next <b>Facebook</b>? …

Finance

Forex Trading: A Beginner's Guide

Forex is short for foreign exchange, but the actual asset class we are referring to is currencies. Foreign exchange is the act of changing one …

Trading

How Being a Boring Investor Can Make You Rich

Think like a millionaire and learn how to boost your returns without resorting to exotic—or risky—investment strategies.<p>Most millionaires don’t rely …

Investing

Warren Buffett's best investing advice for beginners

<i>“When a person with money meets a person with experience, the one with experience ends up with the money and the one with money leaves with experience.”</i><p>This was Warren Buffett’s response, on his 87th birthday, when asked about his best investment advice.<p>He says that experience is the ultimate key …

Investing

This is the only investment “rule” you really need to get richer

With stock indices way up for the year, including the Dow Jones Industrial Average — which topped 23,000 in mid-October 18 and seems to be chugging …

Finance

An Explanation of Initial Coin Offerings

Initial coin offerings have come out of nowhere in 2017 to become the talk of Silicon Valley and Wall Street. Programmers raised over $2 billion in the first nine months of the year by selling their own virtual currencies to investors. That is nearly 1,000 percent more than the amount raised using …

Bitcoin

How to Invest in Energy

From high growth and high volatility to lower risk and higher yields, the energy sector offers investors a range of options.<p>The energy industry is …

Stocks

Options vs. stocks: Which is right for you?

When taking stock of how to invest in the market, you have options — both literally and figuratively.<p>You can buy stocks, which represent shares of ownership in individual companies, or options, which let you bet on which direction you think a stock price is headed. While there are important …

Trading

The 5-Minute Guide on How to Invest in Marijuana Stocks

Do you have a few moments? Interested in marijuana stocks? Here's a brief look at the marijuana stocks available on the market.<p>For those wondering …

Cannabis

All about how mutual funds work

If you’re new to the world of personal finance, there are a lot of questions that come up that you may be embarrassed to ask.<p>Such as, “What are …

Investing

10 Common Investing Questions Answered | Investopedia

A July 2016 Bankrate report revealed that as many as 54 million Americans were more concerned with stocking up cash than building any investment that …

Investing

How To Make Money In Options Trading

Option trading is one of the most intrinsically strategic aspects of investing. Given that there are several different types of options and different …

Trading

11 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

We've pointed out some of the best personal-finance books to read and podcasts to listen to.<p>If those didn't strike a chord or fit in to your busy …

Wealth

3 Reasons to Invest in Multi-family Real Estate | Investopedia

Real estate can be an alternative for those who are not able to withstand the volatility of the stock market. It is also a better investment for …

Real Estate

Ask a Fool: Can I avoid capital gains tax when I sell a stock?

The capital gains tax you'll owe generally depends on two main factors: your total income (adjusted gross income) and how long you owned the stock. Profits earned on stocks that you held for a year or less are considered to be short-term capital gains, and are taxed at your marginal tax rate, or …

Retirement

What does the Bank Rate rise mean for your investments?

The Bank of England has raised Bank Rate to 0.5pc - its first rise since 2007 - leaving investors wondering what it means for their portfolios.<p>Seven of the nine Monetary Policy Committee members voted in favour of the increase, sparking a flurry of activity across investment and currency …

Finance

How to invest for lifetime income and long-term growth

<i>I'm considering rolling my retirement savings into a lifetime annuity because I like the idea of a guaranteed payment. But I also wonder whether I'd be better off just putting some of my savings into a low-risk account for living expenses and then investing the rest in a diversified portfolio of</i> …

Retirement Planning