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The Dancer Who Made Millions While Traveling The Globe

You may never have heard of Nicolas Darvas, a professional ballroom dancer who make millionsin the stock market. But his innovative strategy can be a lesson for how we should approach investing in the market.The Dancer Who Made Millions While Traveling The Globe originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 at 13:33:34.Permalink | Comment | Email this

A Simple Way to Understand Short Selling

Don't let the concept of short selling intimidate you. It is actually very easy to understand and can be a valuable tool for making money in the stock market.A Simple Way to Understand Short Selling originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 12:04:44.Permalink | Comment | Email this

Sometimes You've Got to Lose in Order to Win

Stop worrying about how many times you win in the stock market and pay more attention to how much you make. Learning to lose often will help to make you profitable over the long haul.Sometimes You've Got to Lose in Order to Win originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 12:01:33.Permalink | Comment | Email this

When the Market Crashes, Start Looking for the next Winners

Technology is what drives the buying and selling in today's stock market. This can cause what would otherwise be normal, controlled pullbacks to turn into mini-crashes. It's during these periods when you should be using relative strength to find thenext wave of market leaders.When the Market Crashes, Start Looking for the next Winners originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Monday, April 1

Are You Asking the Wrong Questions about Your Stocks?

Anyone who has kids knows that one of their favorite things to ask is "Why?" Investors in the stock market ask the same question, but not only is it the wrong question to ask, but there is no answer to it. If you want to be a more successful investor, learn to ask "what" instead.Are You Asking the Wrong Questions about Your Stocks? originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Monday, March 31st

It's Time to Turn off the Financial News Shows

There was a time in this great land where if you wanted to be a savvy investor you had to stay up on the events of the stock market by watching financial new shows. There was also a time in this great country when you had to ride a horse if you wanted go anywhere far. Both of those times are gone. And once you find out what goes on behind the scenes of a financial TV program, trust me, you will

An Options Book Every Stock Investor Should Read

Part of the process of becoming a good stock investor is constantly learning about the markets and keeping your mind open to new and different sources of information. A new book entitled "Trading Options: Using Technical Analysis to Design Winning Trades" may not seem like it has anything to offer an equities only investor, but it actually is a must read even for investors who never plan on trad

Use Common Sense to Become a Better Investor

Despite what most people think, you don't have to follow a complex set of rules or theories in order to be successful in the stock market. In fact, if you just use the same common sense with your investing that you do in the rest of your life, you will have a much better chance of coming out ahead.Use Common Sense to Become a Better Investor originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Tuesday,

Trading for a Living: What You Need to Know

The ultimate fantasy for most investors is to be able sit on a beach -- adult-type beverage in hand -- and coin money by trading stocks. However, it's not just the freedom that trading for a living promises, but also the financial rewards that tempt people to try it. And if you have ever thought of doing it yourself, here is what you need to know.Trading for a Living: What You Need to Know or

Technical Analysis is a Tool Every Investor Should Use

Don't be fooled by those who say that fundamentals are the only way to find winners in the stock market. Technical analysis can help you to optimize your performance and has a number of advantages over fundamental analysis when it comes to stock picking, investing, and trading. And once you learn about it, you'll realize it is actually based on common sense and basic human behavior.Technical

Paper Trading Stocks Can Lose You Real Money

Most people think that paper trading stocks is a good way to learn about the market while building up their investing chops; all without risking any money. Nothing could be farther from the truth. In fact, paper trading stocks may actually lose you money in the long run and should be avoided at all costs.Paper Trading Stocks Can Lose You Real Money originally appeared on About.com Stocks on M

When Investing in Gold Make Sure To Use The Right Strategy

Sometimes it is not _what_ you invest in, but _how_ you invest in it. When investing in gold there are many different options available to the average person, but not all of them are created equal. Knowing which strategy makes the most sense, and which ones should be avoided, can help make sure you get the best return on your precious metal investment.When Investing in Gold Make Sure To Use T

Take Foot Off Accelerator Near Retirement

The stock market is unforgiving, especially of the reckless. Take chances with a risky investment and you may win or, more likely, lose big time. For the young investor, this may not be devastating loss, however for the older investor a major market reversal can spell disaster in or near retirement.Follow me on TwitterTake Foot Off Accelerator Near Retirement originally appeared on About.c

Great Time to do Year-End Planning

Get your portfolio in shape before the new year comes. Here are five steps to better investing next year (and maybe some tax savings this year).Follow me on TwitterGreat Time to do Year-End Planning originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 at 19:33:46.Permalink | Comment | Email this

Great Stocks to Avoid

Most of the time, helpful tips from friends or relatives turn out to be disasters. Word of mouth is so powerful many investors may not stop to consider where the tip is coming from and whether the advice comes from someone who knows little about investing and more about passing rumors.Follow me on TwitterGreat Stocks to Avoid originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Sunday, November 24th

Stock Market Investors Concerned About Interest Rates

The stock market is tied to the economy (but it is not the economy) and the economy is tied to interest rates. Interest rates determine how hard or easy it is for companies to borrow the funds they need to operate and expand. That is why it is important for investors in the stock market to watch interest rates.Follow me on TwitterStock Market Investors Concerned About Interest Rates origin

Individual Stocks or Mutual Funds?

Many investors could benefit from both and put together a portfolio that has sufficient diversification and offers opportunities for growth. It may not be an "either or" problem.Follow me on TwitterIndividual Stocks or Mutual Funds? originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 19:57:08.Permalink | Comment | Email this

Stock Investors: Don't Be Influenced by Recent Events

What is happening now in the stock market may seem more important than historic trends, however it seldom is. Up markets become down markets and down markets become up markets with almost certain regularity. Don't let recent events skew your judgment.Follow me on TwitterStock Investors: Don't Be Influenced by Recent Events originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Wednesday, November 6th,

What You Can Control in Stock Market

Not much, actually. However, you can control how your portfolio is prepared for erratic markets by practicing good asset allocation strategies.Follow me on TwitterWhat You Can Control in Stock Market originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 at 20:34:03.Permalink | Comment | Email this

When Is Best Time to Sell a Stock?

When you sell a stock requires a strategy just as deciding when to buy a stock. There are many reasons to sell a stock and investors need to prepare in advance for when they plan to sell, rather than make the decision in haste. Have a strategy for each situation.Follow me on TwitterWhen Is Best Time to Sell a Stock? originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Thursday, October 24th, 2013 at

Stock Market Is Always Correct

The stock market brings buyers and sellers together. What price they agree on is of no importance to the stock market. Whatever that price it is the correct one for that stock at that moment. The price may (and probably will) change in seconds, but at that time the stock market was correct.Follow me on TwitterStock Market Is Always Correct originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Tuesday

Stock Options May Be Useful, But Use Caution

Stock options are sophisticated trading tools that provide a way to trade without the same level of investment as buying and selling actual shares. However, stock options are not for the uninformed. Here are the basics.Follow me on TwitterStock Options May Be Useful, But Use Caution originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Monday, October 21st, 2013 at 18:12:51.Permalink | Comment | E

Invest in Stocks with Competitive Advantage

Investors in the stock market seeking long-term growth are drawn to companies with a competitive advantage or economic moat. This advantage helps the company fend off competitors and hold market share. Economic moats come in several forms and you need to determine how wide and how deep the advantage is.Follow me on TwitterInvest in Stocks with Competitive Advantage originally appeared on A

When Good Company Has Risky Stock

When the market is on a run like it has been, it often tempts people to bypass homework and jump in on the "easy money." Unfortunately, the only easy money is going to be made by investors and traders who have done their homework and the new arrivals may find Wall Street is not paved with gold, but a dead end. Even good companies can have risky stocks in the right circumstances.Follow me on T

Investors in Stock Market Can Measure Effectiveness

How efficiently a company converts capital into earnings is an important metric for investors in the stock market. Management that can efficiently convert capital into earnings creates wealth for investors.Follow me on TwitterInvestors in Stock Market Can Measure Effectiveness originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 at 20:42:04.Permalink | Comment | Email t

How to Spot a Great Stock (Company)

Great companies make great stocks - over time. Great companies have certain elements in common. Knowing how to spot these elements will help you to investing success.Follow me on TwitterHow to Spot a Great Stock (Company) originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Sunday, September 29th, 2013 at 15:50:49.Permalink | Comment | Email this

Buying Great Companies Key to Investing Success

Successful long-term investors focus on identifying great companies and buying them at a price that assures them room for growth and profits. Don't worry about stocks until you have identified a great company.Follow me on TwitterBuying Great Companies Key to Investing Success originally appeared on About.com Stocks on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at 20:34:11.Permalink | Comment | Email

No Easy Money Investing in Stock Market - Except for Crooks

Do not be tempted by promises of shortcuts to investing success. The formula: buy a great company, at a great price and let it build wealth for you over time. Shortcuts are often risky, illegal, phony schemes or other equally dangerous opportunities to lose your money. Stick with the basic investing formula and avoid tempting schemes.Follow me on TwitterNo Easy Money Investing in Stock Mar

Short Sellers Can Drive Market

Short sellers can have an undue influence on stock prices. One way to keep track of the short seller, especially on stocks you own or would like to own, is by following the short-interest ratio. This number gives you a clue about where some in the market think a stock's price is going. It is not perfect, but it could prove useful when you are in the buying or selling mood.Follow me on Twitter

Growth Is Only Reason to Invest in Stocks

Growth in earnings, growth in price per share, growth in dividends or all of the above represent good reasons to invest in a company. If a company shows little potential for growth, there is not much reason to own it (unless it pays a fat dividend). Even value investors count on the market ultimately bidding up the per-share price for profits. Your job is to look into the future for companies th


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