God has given us a certain lifetime. We spend this life given to us to realize our goals in line with our values. But mostly …Read more
Stock markets are followed by millions of people on daily basis and are used as an investment option. Thus everyone should know the following 5 …Read more
When a someone starts investing in stocks, he or she will see many investment strategies such as dividend investing, active stock trading, investing in growth …Read more
An ETF is essentially a basket of stocks, bonds, commodities, etc. They have diversification as mutual funds and are traded like individual stocks. Thus they …Read more
Investing in dividends is one of the main investing strategies. Investors who want to benefit from regular income flows in the long term apply to …Read more
Common stock and preferred stock are two fundamental stock types. Both stock types represent ownership in the company and are traded. In addition to their …Read more
Roth IRA which is a kind of qualified retirement account with offering tax-free investments, is one of the most popular retirement plans. Roth IRAs are …Read more
Roth IRAs are highly preferred by people for their retirement savings with offering tax-free investments. According to many people, it is the one of the …Read more
Asset allocation is one of the most general portfolio management strategies. It can be simply defined as “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.”…Read more
When we talk about the markets, we usually refer to financial asset markets. However, there some other markets. These markets can be grouped as pairs …Read more
Financial markets are classified based on the following points;
- underlying asset
- delivery date
In addition, we know that financial markets bring borrowers and …Read more
Hedge funds are mostly preferred by the professional or institutional investors since they are aggressively managed and riskier than other funds. Their characteristics are;
Mutual fund is one of the leading investment tools preferred by many investors. A mutual fund can invest to stocks, bonds, money market instruments at …Read more
Mutual funds collect money from many investors and invest this money to stocks, bonds, cash, or other securities. If you are starting investment, it is …Read more
In the United States, taxes on the stocks are changing depends on the account type, receiving dividends and income level.
If you buy stocks for …Read more
Cyclical company is a firm whose sales and earnings will be heavily influenced by the overall business activity. This kind of companies perform well during …Read more
Defensive company is this whose future earnings are likely to withstand an economic downturn. One would expect them to have relatively low business risk and …Read more
Companies are usually classified depending on the changes in sales and earnings, or investments’s rates of returns
A growth company is a firm which makes …Read more
Commonly used investment valuation techniques are accounting rate of return, payback period, discounted payback period, internal rate of return, and net present value.
Now let’s …Read more
Nowadays, there are increasing debates about 401(k) plan in U.S. As we now, 401(k)s are the largest and most common type of defined contribution plan, …Read more
Price to book value (P/B) is the ratio of market price per share to book value per share.
In order to calculate P/B …Read more
Earnins of companies are major driver of value of stock, thus earnings per share (EPS) is the main focus of analysts and investors.
There are …Read more
What is 401 (k) plan?
401 (k) plan is most common type of retirement savings plans. This plan is offered to employee through his/her employer, …Read more
All Americans want to have a comfortable retirement with enough money. Thus they make savings with some retirement plans.
There are various plans for retirement. …Read more
In 2016, contribution (elective deferral) limit for employees, participates 401 (k) plan, is the same with limit of 2015.
The limit of the federal government’s …Read more
- Price-to-earnings ratio
As an stock investor, you should choose the right company to invest in its stock. If you do not have enough financial analysis information, you …Read more
When you decide to invest in stocks, you should keep in mind the following eight important points because nobody considers about your money ,except you.…Read more