The No. 1 Way to Lose Money in the Market

Trades can go against us at any time. But if we know how to protect our working capital, the better off we are. When you trade, think of yourself as a small business owner. Small businesses have to worry about unsold inventory, the possibility of high staff turnover, potential fires and electrical shortages – worst … Continue reading “The No. 1 Way to Lose Money in the Market”

The Top 3 Tips to Becoming a Successful Investor

Like most investors, one of your top goals has been to enjoy a financially secure retirement at whatever age you choose.  That being the case, it stands to reason that your retirement “nest egg” should ideally generate above-market returns, often with below-market risk. But to do so, you need to have a plan in place.  … Continue reading “The Top 3 Tips to Becoming a Successful Investor”

The Worst Mistakes Beginner Investors Make

You’d be surprised how many are making it near impossible to find success. That’s because they try a million different things.  They get far too wrapped up with too many ideas.  And they lose track of one of the best ways to make money today. Unbelievably, an astonishing nine out of every 10 investors fail … Continue reading “The Worst Mistakes Beginner Investors Make”

The Top 5 Ways to Become a Better Investor

When markets are riddled with volatility, tried-and-true actions can help investors boost their chances for long-term success. Step No. 1 – Have Stop Losses in Place All of a sudden, your favorite small cap stock is falling out of the sky. What do you do? Do you sell? Do you hold? Or, do you freeze, … Continue reading “The Top 5 Ways to Become a Better Investor”

Three of the Most Essential Investor Questions

Like most investors, one of your top goals has been to enjoy a financially secure retirement at whatever age you choose.  That being the case, it stands to reason that your retirement “nest egg” should ideally generate above-market returns, often with below-market risk. But to create above-market returns with less risk, you need to invest … Continue reading “Three of the Most Essential Investor Questions”

Why it Pays to Use a Trailing Stop Loss At All Times

All of a sudden, your favorite stock is falling out of the sky. What do you do? Do you sell? Do you hold? Or, do you freeze, becoming nothing more than a nervous, emotional trader that sells because everybody else is? Unfortunately, most of us freeze, too scared to think straight. We get caught up in … Continue reading “Why it Pays to Use a Trailing Stop Loss At All Times”

Essential Steps for Small Cap Investing Success

It never hurts to think big about small stocks. The allure of such stocks is a simple one – they don’t cost as much, as say Alphabet.  And if you can spot the right opportunity, like ACADIA Pharmaceuticals (ACAD) at less than $2, you stand to make a substantial amount of money. If you bought … Continue reading “Essential Steps for Small Cap Investing Success”

The Golden Rules to Smart Marijuana Investing

If you really want to become a better investor then you need to look at where the smart money is heading.  You need to understand what is truly driving the markets and how you can take advantage of these moves as – and before – they hit the mainstream. That’s how the long-term wealth can be found. To … Continue reading “The Golden Rules to Smart Marijuana Investing”