How to Use a Low Float Stock

How can you use a low float stock as part of your trading strategy? First, it will be helpful to know what a low float stock is, then we can look at how you can use it to your advantage. What is a Low Float Stock? A stock’s float refers to the number of shares […]

What is the Best Day of the Month to Buy Stocks?

What is the best day of the month to buy stocks? This is an interesting question, and there actually have been some studies done on the subject. We will have a look at this and determine if you might benefit from investing at certain times. A Range Not a Day So, there really is no […]

Who is Jason Bond? A Quick Review

I’ve seen ads lately for a gentleman named Jason Bond. He’s selling an investment strategy promising to make you tons of money via stock trading. You know what they say about something sounding too good to be true. I decided to research to find out about this person and exactly what it is he is […]

You’re 18 years old? Start Investing Now.

The great thing about being young is that you have your entire life ahead of you. However, most people will not begin to think about their future lives until they are 30, 40, or even older. It is not that difficult for anyone to be financially free by retirement. You just need to be committed […]

Index Funds

Investing in the stock market can be a very intimidating proposition. There are over 9000 individual stocks to choose from on the major exchanges, then you have the pink sheets, exchange traded funds, sector funds, preferred stocks, foreign investments, ADRs, options – has your head stopped spinning yet? Fortunately for the average investor, Wall Street […]

Investing Tips: Capitalize on Profitable Spinoff Stocks

One of the most underrated and profitable segment of the stock market is a spinoff. A spinoff transaction occurs when a publicly-traded company turns one of its subsidiary businesses into a new, completely separate corporation that becomes publically traded with its own distinct shares. Shares in that new outfit are distributed to the shareholders of […]

Dividend Aristocrats 2013: 25+ Years Increasing Dividend Payout

Investors love Dividend Stocks. They rely on them for their portfolio because they provide a guaranteed additional income. During the last recession (any recession really) your other available options for income, CD’s and Bonds, tanked. They were no longer the less risky investment option because their payout dropped. They dropped so low that investors are […]

What are Stock Dividends?

If you’re unfamiliar with Stock Dividends the best way to describe it is a sum paid out regularly (usually quarterly) by a company to it’s shareholders. Where does this sum come from? Normally out of profits or company reserves. Not bad, eh? You buy a stock and then get paid back a regular and consistent […]

Investing for Beginners | Newbie Mistakes to Watch Out For

I made my first stock trade back in the autumn of 2007. I had read a few books on investing for beginners by Warren Buffet and also the book The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing. I knew just enough to be dangerous. And dangerous I was. I made some fantastic trades with 300 to 400% returns, […]

Weekly Stock Pick & Favorite Reads

The stock to watch in the 47th week of the year is Apple (AAPL). You could say that Apple has been the hot stock for the last couple of years, but the recent decline in Apple’s stock price has me keeping my eye on it this week. Since hitting an intraday high of $705.07 on […]