Investing Archive

The Efficient Market Hypothesis

What do we mean by an Efficient Market? In an efficient capital market, security (for example shares) prices rationally reflect available information If new information is revealed about a firm, it will be incorporated into …

Auburn Ca Real Estate

Located at the heart of Placer County, California, with a population of about 13,000, Auburn is immersed in the California Gold Rush history. One of the most well known individuals of the time was Clark …

Obama Investing

At the pinnacle of our evolution, the human race is ready to embark on a new path in energy consumption. President elect Obama intends on wholeheartedly supporting a new “industrial revolution” through technological expansion. His …

Smart Ways to Invest with just 200

Start on your first $1,000,000 with just $200?! You can make it happen for you. If you’ve managed to accumulate just $200 to invest, you’ve taken a step that many Americans have failed to take: …

Beware of Investment Myths

Stock market trading is nearly as old as independent America. It began with a government scheme to finance the war by selling bonds, with the promise to pay back at profit at a later date. …

How to Write an Option

Writing a stock option is the same as selling a stock option i.e. an option to buy or sell stocks at a specific price on or before a specific expiration date. Since stock options can …

Understanding Stock Dilution

Understanding stock dilution Most companies are divided into shares – portions of the company with equal value. The company may be made up of 10 shares or 10 million. This is to spread ownership of …

How to Teach your Children about Making Investments

SPENDING, INVESTING, AND GIVING SIMULTANEOUSLY Learning about the concept of money should simultaneously include lessons on investing. Children understand more than we give them credit for. Teach them early and often, because they won’t learn …

Alternatives to Gold Bullion

Gold bullion is a popular investment. The metal is clearly recognisable and is universally recognised as a store of value. Throughout history gold has been seen as a hedge against economic, political and financial crisis. …

Obama Related Investing

A change we can believe in. Most American manufacturers hope so. President-Elect Barak Obama is inheriting an economic situation that has not been this grave since the ages of the Great Depression. What companies could …

Analyzing the Housing Market Downturn

The beginning of this decade brought speculation of what was to come, tomorrow or next year. We had found the values of homes going upward, in some areas doubling or tripling, if one was lucky …

Investment Myths to be Aware of

Investment is simply the act of  placing money into a vehicle with the expectation of making more money. However, investing is a science. There is some homework to be done and investing is not merely …

Why Facebook Charges Fees to Sell Stock

When most of us think about selling shares of stock, we think about making a profit. Sure there are broker commissions and taxes, but most investors still sell to make money. In recent years a …

Pros and Cons of Stock Dilution

Stock dilution refers to loss of common share value caused by an increase in the number of units of a company’s equity ownership. As more stock become available to shareholders and potential shareholders, each share …

2009 Stock Market Predictions

The best thing about 2008 is that it’s over, a tough year for markets and economies worldwide. Paying attention to the stock market, equities, and our portfolios was as much fun as watching a cancer …

How to Buy Stocks without Broker

There are two basic ways to buy stock without a broker; (1) Directly from the company, through Direct Stock Purchase Program (DSPP) (2) Directly from a person who owns the stock Stock can also be sold similarly. …