Never Lose Money In The Stock Market

As a small investor with less than a couple of million dollars in the market, you should not be losing money. There’s no reason for people to lose money yet time and time again, I see exactly that. Investors have every tool to make good investment decisions, but they still buy a stock when it’s […]

Investing 101: Stay Away From Bankrupt Companies

In some ways, publicly traded companies are not that much different from individuals. They must generate income and a positive cash flow in order to operate just like you and I need a cash flow to survive and pay our bills. Not unlike individuals, a company can also file for bankruptcy if its obligations become […]

How To Find The Right Or Wrong Penny Stock

“My friend told me about this mining stock that will spike from $0.001 to $5 over the next 6 months.”  WOW, this is a great investment right?…wrong.  Almost everyday someone calls me to talk about some hot penny stock that they know is going to take off.  They got this “tip” from some co-worker that […]

Selling Covered Calls To Generate Extra Income

If you’re a buy-and-hold investor with at least 100 shares of a particular stock, you could be generating extra income with little effort on your part. No, I’m not referring to dividends. Selling covered calls is a low risk options strategy that allows you to collect a premium for writing calls while you still own the […]

Bid and Ask – Understand These Terms Before Trading Stocks

A little over a decade ago, trading stocks on the internet gained a lot of traction, turning millions of people into self-directed investors. This fairly new style of investor doesn’t rely on money managers or financial advisors to make their investment decisions for them. As a result of this shift to online trading, people are […]

Facebook IPO: Price

Update 5/15: Facebook has set its IPO price in the range of $34 – 38. My estimate of $33.75 – 37.87 was about as close as you can get. In my last post, I covered the date of the Facebook IPO and how you can purchase the stock.  Now comes the important part – what […]

Facebook IPO: When, How To Buy And What Price

Update 5/1: Facebook IPO target date is 5/18 The Facebook initial public offering is going to be an absolute monster. I have been assisting investors directly for over a decade and I’ve never seen interest like this before. That’s saying a lot as I’ve watched companies like Google, GM and Alibaba (just to name a […]