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  1. How To Become A Sophisticated Investor
    Investing Basics

    How To Become A Sophisticated Investor

    No one doubts the value and importance of investor education and sophistication, but many investors are not really all that sophisticated. Goldman Sachs was scrutinized for marketing complex securities ...
  2. Investment Misselling A Global Problem
    Personal Finance

    Investment Misselling A Global Problem

    When banks and advisors focus on fees and commissions, it is investors and the market that take the hit.
  3. Top Broker Excuses For Poor Investments
    Brokers

    Top Broker Excuses For Poor Investments

    It is not uncommon for investors to lose money through misselling or other forms of mismanagement.
  4. Do You Understand Investment Risk?
    Investing Basics

    Do You Understand Investment Risk?

    Many investors overestimate their level of financial knowledge.
  5. How To Lie With Financial Statistics
    Fundamental Analysis

    How To Lie With Financial Statistics

    Can you really trust what the financial services industry puts out? We tell about some tricks that hide the truth.
  6. Bank Advisor Blunders And How To Avoid Them
    Personal Finance

    Bank Advisor Blunders And How To Avoid Them

    Unfortunately, this business tends to focus on sales rather than customer service.
  7. Unpredictable Event Or Bad Investment?
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    Unpredictable Event Or Bad Investment?

    When investments head south, your 20/20 hindsight can show you who's at fault.
  8. The 3 Moral Types Managing Your Money
    Investing Basics

    The 3 Moral Types Managing Your Money

    Your financial fate is influenced very substantially by whether your broker or firm is immoral, amoral or moral.
  9. Avoid These Common Investing Psychology Traps
    Investing Basics

    Avoid These Common Investing Psychology Traps

    There are a number of very common psychological traps or errors that investors typically make. You can save a lot of money and misery by avoiding them.
  10. Andre Kostolany: Germany's Stock Market Guru
    Fundamental Analysis

    Andre Kostolany: Germany's Stock Market Guru

    We can learn a lot from Kostolany and his "steady or shaky hand" investing philosophy.
  11. The Problem With Financial Journalism
    Fundamental Analysis

    The Problem With Financial Journalism

    One of the most serious problems facing the general investing public is that that they fail to learn enough about investments until/unless they go wrong.
  12. The Unique Ways Women Approach Finance
    Fundamental Analysis

    The Unique Ways Women Approach Finance

    Understanding gender differences and how they are changing is fundamental to understanding the investing world.
  13. Logic: The Antidote To Emotional Investing
    Investing Basics

    Logic: The Antidote To Emotional Investing

    Playing follow-the-leader in investing can quickly become a dangerous game. Learn how to invest independently and still come out on top.
  14. Herding Tendencies Among Analysts
    Investing Basics

    Herding Tendencies Among Analysts

    Just like private investors, analysts are sometimes guilty of following the herd and failing to think independently.
  15. Megatrends For Maximum Profits
    Active Trading Fundamentals

    Megatrends For Maximum Profits

    Predicting how the world will evolve can help you build a portfolio that can roll with the punches.
  16. Predicting Investment Losses
    Investing Basics

    Predicting Investment Losses

    How much you stand to lose on an investment and how long those losses will last can be gauged ahead of time.
  17. Black Swan Events And Investment
    Investing Basics

    Black Swan Events And Investment

    These world-changing events are rare and difficult to predict, but they have serious implications for your investments.
  18. Is Your Personality Preventing Profitable Trades?
    Investing Basics

    Is Your Personality Preventing Profitable Trades?

    Different personality types will trade differently. Where do you fit in?
  19. What Are Factor Model ETFs?
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    What Are Factor Model ETFs?

    Given that stock picking is not generally effective, trackers that simply follow an index have become very popular. However, trackers have their disadvantages, too, so hybrid models between the two extremes ...
  20. Loving Your Stocks? Don't Take This Cliché To Heart
    Investing Basics

    Loving Your Stocks? Don't Take This Cliché To Heart

    The advice not to fall in love with one's stocks is common, even a cliché. However, the prevalence of this phenomenon is probably overstated by financial journalists. More common is that investors hang ...
  21. Investors: You Are Responsible For Your Investments
    Investing Basics

    Investors: You Are Responsible For Your Investments

    Should you leave it all up to your broker or take the reins yourself? Striking a happy medium will provide the best returns.
  22. The Downward Spiral Of Trading Addiction
    Investing Basics

    The Downward Spiral Of Trading Addiction

    Trading in the financial markets is stimulating, exciting and engrossing. But one can become addicted, just like with actual casino gambling or illegal drugs. Like any severe addiction, this can cost you ...
  23. Multi-Asset Funds Or Your Own Mix?
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Multi-Asset Funds Or Your Own Mix?

    The underlying concept of mixed funds is very appealing. Discover if you're better off with professional management or creating a mixed fund of your own.
  24. Examining Stereotypes In Investing
    Investing Basics

    Examining Stereotypes In Investing

    Irrespective of age, sex and other such factors, no normal investor wants an unsuitable investment. How much people really understand about their investments depends on various factors, including how much ...
  25. Exploring Non-Dollar Currencies For Forex Trading
    Options & Futures

    Exploring Non-Dollar Currencies For Forex Trading

    Learn how investments in foreign currencies can diversify your portfolio.
  26. Do You Dare Sue Your Broker?
    Investing Basics

    Do You Dare Sue Your Broker?

    A financial damages claim is not for the fainthearted, but it may be worth it in the end.
  27. How To Develop A Trading Brain
    Investing

    How To Develop A Trading Brain

    The fundamental role of trader psychology tends to be underestimated, with too much emphasis placed on the technical side.
  28. 3 Essential Rules For New Investors
    Investing Basics

    3 Essential Rules For New Investors

    Find out how beginner investors can invest sensibly, suitably and simply.
  29. Female Managers Can Raise Share Values
    Fundamental Analysis

    Female Managers Can Raise Share Values

    Women are quite capable of proving their worth in raising corporate value through various financial, managerial and human capabilities.
  30. Levels Of Security For Investments
    Investing Basics

    Levels Of Security For Investments

    The simple analogy of different kinds of bicycle locks can teach us a lot about investments.
  31. Psychological Coping Strategies For Handling Losses
    Investing Basics

    Psychological Coping Strategies For Handling Losses

    There are a variety of psychological strategies for coping with financial losses and investing mistakes.
  32. What Dividends Say About Stock Health
    Investing Basics

    What Dividends Say About Stock Health

    Dividend payments may reveal information about the future prospects of a company.
  33. A Guide To Risk Warnings And Disclaimers
    Investing Basics

    A Guide To Risk Warnings And Disclaimers

    Learn what the phrase "Past performance may not reflect future performance" really means.
  34. Shifting Focus To Sector Allocation
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Shifting Focus To Sector Allocation

    Investing in sectors may trump international investments for providing diversification.
  35. A Strategy For Optimal Stock And Bond Allocation
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    A Strategy For Optimal Stock And Bond Allocation

    We tell you how this strategy avoids downturns, improves performance and invests in the best asset classes.
  36. 8 Ethical Guidelines For Brokers
    Professionals

    8 Ethical Guidelines For Brokers

    We examine the less obvious ethical dangers faced by a broker, and help you avoid trouble in ethical gray zones.
  37. Psychopaths In The Trading Room
    Fundamental Analysis

    Psychopaths In The Trading Room

    Learn about a study that compares the behaviors of some stockbrokers to that of certifiable psychopaths.
  38. Financial Advice With Zero Return
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Financial Advice With Zero Return

    Discover how a recent study indicates that many advisors do not increase investment returns.
  39. Rational Ignorance And Your Money
    Active Trading Fundamentals

    Rational Ignorance And Your Money

    It's impossible to know everything about the markets. Find out how ignorance affects your investments.
  40. Major Blunders In Portfolio Construction
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Major Blunders In Portfolio Construction

    Do you have the best mix of investments? Find out how to make sure.
  41. Naive Diversification Vs. Optimization
    Fundamental Analysis

    Naive Diversification Vs. Optimization

    Informed, logical diversification is just as effective as optimizing models. Find out why.
  42. How Economic Reality Influences The Market
    Economics

    How Economic Reality Influences The Market

    The market is confusing enough. But when you consider how economic reality can influence market prices, it's downright baffling.
  43. Peter Lynch On Playing The Market
    Active Trading

    Peter Lynch On Playing The Market

    Everyone can appreciate great advice from a professional. Read on to benefit from the vast experience of Peter Lynch.
  44. Interpreting Your Broker's Reports
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    Interpreting Your Broker's Reports

    Broker's reports can be confusing, but they don't have to be. Find out what information you need from your broker.
  45. The Hidden Costs Of Investing In Mutual Funds
    Retirement

    The Hidden Costs Of Investing In Mutual Funds

    Find the hidden fees in your portfolio, so that you can increase your rate of return.
  46. Diversifying Your Portfolio With Real Estate And Infrastructure
    Home & Auto

    Diversifying Your Portfolio With Real Estate And Infrastructure

    Real estate and infrastructure are important sectors for risk-averse investors.
  47. Ensuring That Your Trust Is Trustworthy
    Retirement

    Ensuring That Your Trust Is Trustworthy

    There are many cases of trusts being mismanaged, so find out how to make sure yours is on the right track.
  48. Using Logic To Examine Risk
    Active Trading Fundamentals

    Using Logic To Examine Risk

    Know your odds before you put your money on the table.
  49. The Flaws Of Using Mass Sentiment To Be Contrarian
    Active Trading Fundamentals

    The Flaws Of Using Mass Sentiment To Be Contrarian

    Like most allegedly sure-fire methods in the investment industry, this one has its flaws too.
  50. Personal Finance

    "Experienced Investors" And Damages Claims

    We look at what is meant by the term "experienced investor" and its implication during damages claims.
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