Investing for Beginners

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

Day trading: should you try it?

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>A few lucky people do win the lottery, but odds are it won’t be you. That’s also how it is with day trading.<p>Day trading is the practice of buying and selling a stock over a short time frame, typically just a day. The goal is to earn a tiny …

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Warrants: A High-Return Investment Tool

A warrant is like an option. It gives the holder the right but not the obligation to buy an underlying security at a certain price, quantity and …

Trading

What is The Future Fate of Ethereum?

Ethereum is in a very interesting stage right now. Having gone through numerous battles like the DAO attack and the subsequent hardfork, it is finally at a stage where it can truly expand and become something that is completely unique. In this article, we shall be discussing the upcoming changes …

Bitcoin

How To Invest In ICOs: 10 Practical Financial Tips

<i>Don’t miss the related story: How To Invest In ICOs And Buy Tokens: 10 Technical Tips</i><p>Judging from the huge amounts of money that have been pouring into initial coin offerings (crowdsales of crypto assets) so far this year — more than $1 billion — investors seem hungry for new ways to generate …

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3 Smart Investments You Can Make With Just $500 -- The Motley Fool

You don't need thousands of dollars to get started investing.<p>If you want to get started investing but don't have a ton of money to invest, don't let …

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I worked as a financial adviser and learned a ton — here are the 5 best pieces of investing advice I can give you

I always wanted to be a financial adviser. And then I became one and quickly realized that my dream wasn’t everything I thought it would be.<p>There were three things, in particular, that drove me nuts and ultimately led to my demise.<p>1. Most people hate to think and talk about money. We spend more …

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Landlord alert: New index aims to take the risk out of rental investing

Demand for single-family rental homes has never been stronger and, consequently, more investors are hoping to get in on the game.<p>From large …

Real Estate

What's the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics?

A:<p>Microeconomics is generally the study of individuals and business decisions. Macroeconomics looks at higher up country and government …

7 questions investors need to ask before investing in any IPO

At some point, your friendly local stockbroker may present you with the opportunity to invest in an IPO (initial public offering).<p>(In an IPO, a company raises capital by selling shares to investors. When you buy a stock in the secondary market, you’re buying it from another investor. In an IPO, the …

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Initial coin offerings: cryptocurrency's next high-risk big money maker

Risk-takers are cashing in millions with launches of new cryptocurrencies that make traditional initial public offerings look practically prehistoric<p>After the boom and bust and boom of bitcoin, where some lost millions on discarded drives and others found forgotten wallets with enough to buy a …

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What Higher Interest Rates Could Mean for You

THE MARKETS ARE SENSITIVE—they tend to react to sudden change or uncertainty with volatility. But that doesn’t mean you have to react every time there’s up or down movement in the Dow or S&P 500. It’s generally best to keep your overall strategy tied to your personal goals and situation—including …

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What is the P/E Ratio

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5 Mistakes in Real Estate Wholesaling You Should Avoid

Real estate wholesaling, some of it in the "house-flipping" mode, has been a profitable short term real estate investment strategy for many, and with …

Real Estate

The 5 Top Technology ETFs -- The Motley Fool

Find out what makes these exchange traded funds so popular.<p>The technology sector has always been a haven for high-growth companies, leading the way …

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Stock Analyst Predicts Bitcoin Price to Reach $50,000 in 10 Years: Bloomberg

Seasoned stock picker Ronnie Moas, who has made more than 900 stock recommendations in the past 13 years, said that Bitcoin price will increase by …

Cryptocurrency

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

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Asset Allocation Strategies to Safeguard Your Wealth -- The Motley Fool

Find out how to draw the right balance for your needs.<p>Putting all your investment eggs in one basket is extremely risky. You can earn amazing …

Retirement Planning

Top 225 Books Recommended by Founders and Investors

Nathan Latka, Producer of The Top Entrepreneurs Podcast has interviewed 600+ founders, each sharing their favorite book. This list highlights the …

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Here are 7 essential criteria to identify undervalued stocks

When you buy a stock, you want to evaluate if its current price is higher or lower than what it’s worth over the long term. All sorts of events which have nothing to do with a stock’s intrinsic value can affect its price, and frequently this means that stocks are undervalued. For example, Steve …

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10 Terms All REIT Investors Need to Know

Here are some important metrics and definitions you should be familiar with before investing in a REIT.<p>If you invest in real estate investment trusts …

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Here’s When You Should Buy Bitcoin and Ethereum

About two months ago, hedge fund billionaire Michael Novogratz made a bold announcement: He'd put 10% of his net worth into digital currencies …

Cryptocurrency

6 Top Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

These businesses with clear-cut competitive advantages should allow you to rest easy at night.<p>Time and again the data have shown that slow and steady …

Stocks

9 smart things to buy as an investment in your future

Making sure you have enough wealth through old age used to be simpler. The idea behind pensions was that your employer would guarantee you a set …

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The Best Day Trading Schools and Courses

Day trading is a tough career. Whether you're new to the field or an experienced veteran who wants a support network of other professional day …

Trading

5 Top Diversified REIT Stocks to Buy in 2017

The majority of real estate investment trusts, or REITs, specialize in a single property type. For example, National Retail Properties invests in single-tenant retail real estate, and Public Storage invests in self-storage facilities.<p>However, diversified REITs do exist, and some of them are rather …

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Five Reasons Why Bitcoin is Here to Stay

A major issue hindering Bitcoin is uncertainty about its future. The debate is over whether Bitcoin will be a successful long run innovation or …

Bitcoin

The Best Real Estate Investment for 2017

For most Americans, buying rental properties isn’t the best way to go.<p>Real estate can be an extremely rewarding investment. Not only can real estate …

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The only S&P 500 Index funds you will ever need

More money is indexed to the S&P 500 than to any other benchmark. With some 49 S&P 500 Index funds available with 145 different share classes, …

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How to Build Your Own Retirement Income Fund

Choosing investments with an eye to producing income can give a retiree's finances quite a boost.<p>As more and more baby boomers dive into retirement, …

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