Investment Portfolio Strategies

June 10, 2013 10:45 am
The Aggressive Portfolio Aggressive portfolios generally consist of riskier assets, mainly stocks, and aim at long-term higher returns. Such shares typically have a higher beta, which represents the correlated volatility of an asset in relation to the market as a whole. Basically what beta shows is how the particular asset will react to a certain […] Read more

What is a Portfolio of Investments ?

June 10, 2013 10:32 am
A portfolio of investments is a combination of different investment assets. Its purpose is diversification. As different securities perform differently at any given time, having diverse combinations makes you less prone to an overall loss. When for example stock prices drop, bond yield might rise and make up for the shares capital loss. An investment […] Read more

What Are The Basic Types of Indexes on The Stock Markets

June 9, 2013 11:03 am
Stock market indexes, basically, could be defined with the help of two main features – weighing system, using market value, price or average value; and method of averaging, which can be arithmetical or geometrical. If we are to construct a given index, the easiest way to do it is by using prices of stocks without […] Read more

Types of Orders Investors Use to Trade Stocks

June 2, 2013 2:50 pm
Let us imagine an investor, intending to purchase stocks, who did not yet open an account at certain broker company. He/she should, firstly, make his/her mind what type of financial intermediary services he/she would need, as choices usually include opening an account at a full-specter service brokerage firm, or at a ”discount brokerage firm”. Some […] Read more

Types of Forex Traders

June 2, 2013 1:31 pm
There are four main types of forex traders that we may determine depending on features such as trading time frame, trading methods etc. Before start trading you should understand the difference between the different groups and decide which type of trading style you want to implement. The four main types of traders are: day traders, […] Read more

Types of Market Players

May 29, 2013 6:38 am
As derivative contracts are bought by retail and institutional players with varied needs, market participants are defined by the purpose by which they choose to trade in derivatives. The important players in a derivative market are: Hedgers, Speculators, Arbitrageurs. Hedgers We could say that ‘’hedging’’ simply means a reduction of risk, enclosing a position in […] Read more

How Do You Earn Through Shares

May 29, 2013 6:34 am
When it comes to stocks there are two ways to make a profit, which are very different, but correlate very strong and in different directions. The first way to earn money from holding a share is through dividends, which is basically the portion of the companys earnings that is paid to stockholders. The dividend yield […] Read more

Types of Stocks

May 29, 2013 6:27 am
There are numerous types of stocks in which you can invest based on your interests, amount of money you have available to invest, your appetite for risk, and your investment goals. Common Stocks – Not surprisingly, common stocks are the most common type of stocks bought and sold by investors. Quite simply, common stocks are […] Read more

Stock Trading Timetable

May 29, 2013 6:25 am
Having a successful trading career not only depends on the trading system or style that is used but also depends on other intangibles, such as day trading time zones. Understanding the market dynamics during different times of the day will take anyones trading to the next level. What a day trader must understand is that […] Read more

IPO and SPO

May 29, 2013 6:23 am
Initial Public Offering An IPO (Initial Public Offering) is the first sale of a companys shares to the public, which leads to a market listing. Its also known as a stock market launch or a flotation in the United Kingdom. Through this process of selling shares to the general public, a private company transforms into […] Read more