Investor Checklist: Top Questions to Ask Before Buying

Success is not always a guarantee.  But if you have a plan in place, you increase your odds significantly. You see it’s not about having the “perfect” strategy. It’s about the rule you abide by with each trade.  Any one can trade a stock.  But it’s takes a disciplined trader to trade that stock well.  … Continue reading “Investor Checklist: Top Questions to Ask Before Buying”

Small Cap Stocks Seeing Considerable Insider Buying

It’s always important to know what company insiders are doing. After all, who knows the company better than an insider — the CEO, CFO, COO, officers, employees, and directors? If they’re buying a sizable number of shares, it’s often a good idea to start looking into why and perhaps follow them into the stock. That’s because they’re … Continue reading “Small Cap Stocks Seeing Considerable Insider Buying”

Trade War: How Investors are Protecting their Capital

Investors are in panic mode over the trade war. Not only will new 10% tariffs on $800 billion worth of Chinese imports go into effect in just weeks, China just stopped buying U.S. agricultural products. Now comes word that President Trump is “not ready for a deal” with China. In fact, he just noted the … Continue reading “Trade War: How Investors are Protecting their Capital”

Three Top Investing Myths to Avoid at All Times

Sometimes big things come in small packages. It’s why penny stocks and small caps are so attractive. Unfortunately, there are also those of us that get caught up in the myths of small caps and miss the boat altogether. Some of those myths include: Myth No. 1 – You Need a Big Account to Trade … Continue reading “Three Top Investing Myths to Avoid at All Times”

The Top 5 Tips to Find the Best Online Broker

Online brokers are a dime a dozen. To spot the one that best suits your needs, be on the lookout for the following information. Broker Commissions and Fees When it comes to commissions and fees, you are charged something on each and every transaction. Sometimes there are other fees for deposits and withdrawals, or extra … Continue reading “The Top 5 Tips to Find the Best Online Broker”

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Herd Mentality

In 2005, about 450 sheep jumped to their death, as reported by USA Today. One sheep jumped to its death. Hundreds more followed. Shocked shepherds watched as 1,500 others followed. As ridiculous as it may sound, it happens every day on Wall Street. Traders and investors don’t look before they jump. They just think every one … Continue reading “How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Herd Mentality”

Small Cap Investing: One of the Top Investment Themes of 2019

Always be on the lookout for prominent investing themes. That’s how the long-term wealth can be found. “Thematic investing is about capitalizing on future trends. Its forward-looking nature stands in clear contrast to the more widely used market capitalization approach [which] assumes that past winners will continue to win out… Why is thematic investing a … Continue reading “Small Cap Investing: One of the Top Investment Themes of 2019”

Three of the Greatest Momentum Oscillators

It’s always interesting listening to fundamental and technical analysts argue. Just as fundamental investors like to laugh at technical analysis, technicians laugh at the absurdity of investing just on fundamentals. It’s a never-ending, laughable fight. Fundamental analysis shows us what’s under the hood, and whether or not an asset is over- or underpriced, as compared … Continue reading “Three of the Greatest Momentum Oscillators”

The Top 3 Rules to Uncovering Value

Like most investors, one of your top goals has been to enjoy financial freedom at whatever age you choose. So it stands to reason that your money should ideally generate above-market returns with below market risk. That’s Rule No. 1.  Make your money work for you at all times. With fundamental analysis, we’re trying to identify … Continue reading “The Top 3 Rules to Uncovering Value”

Warren Buffett’s Top Investing Advice for Investors

Experience is the ultimate key to investing success, says Warren Buffett. And he should know, especially as one of the world’s richest people. Invest in Yourself First “The best investment you can make is in your own abilities. Anything you can do to develop your own abilities or business is likely to be more productive,” … Continue reading “Warren Buffett’s Top Investing Advice for Investors”