1. Continuation Patterns - Part 2

    Continuation Patterns - Part 2

    Take a closer look at triangles, which appear in ascending, descending and symmetrical forms.
  2. Using The VIX For Shorting Opportunities

    Using The VIX For Shorting Opportunities

    Find out how to use this tool to identify opportunities.
  3. New Retirement Plan Limits For 2011

    New Retirement Plan Limits For 2011

    New changes to the law can have a huge impact on your nest egg.
  4. Understanding Rights Issues

    Understanding Rights Issues

    Not sure what to do if a company invites you to buy more shares at discount? Here are some of your options.
  5. Strategic Ways To Distribute Your RMD

    Strategic Ways To Distribute Your RMD

    We give you some tips on preserving your nest egg in the face of unavoidable withdrawals.
  6. Personal Pensions: Repackaging The Annuity

    Personal Pensions: Repackaging The Annuity

    Discover an investment that can provide a stable income once you've left the work force.
  7. The Pension Bill: A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

    The Pension Bill: A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

    Find out why the 2006 act may not be all it's cracked up to be.
  8. Option ARMs: American Dream Or Mortgage Nightmare?

    Option ARMs: American Dream Or Mortgage Nightmare?

    Option adjustable rate mortgages could make or break your home-buying experience.
  9. Get The Most Out Of An Investor Conference

    Get The Most Out Of An Investor Conference

    Read between the lines to get a sense of where a company is really headed.
  10. Mortgage Asset-Liability Management Made Easy

    Mortgage Asset-Liability Management Made Easy

    Should you refinance your mortgage to purchase other assets? Learn how to weigh your risk.
  11. Investment Clubs Pool Assets, Expertise

    Investment Clubs Pool Assets, Expertise

    Forming a network of other like-minded investors and professionals can bolster returns.
  12. Share The Wealth With Franchises

    Share The Wealth With Franchises

    Skip the first step and build off of someone else's successful business model.
  13. Strike Gold With Junior Mining

    Strike Gold With Junior Mining

    Learn what to watch out for to ensure your "sure thing" isn't another Bre-X.
  14. Building Green For Your House And Wallet

    Building Green For Your House And Wallet

    The earth-smart money is on these environmentally friendly housing projects.
  15. How Will The Subprime Mess Impact You?

    How Will The Subprime Mess Impact You?

    The subprime collapse could mean doom and gloom for housing, equities and the overall economy.
  16. Journey Through The 6 Stages Of Retirement

    Journey Through The 6 Stages Of Retirement

    Financial planning is important, but emotional planning is the key to retiree bliss.
  17. Six Steps To A Better Business Budget

    Six Steps To A Better Business Budget

    This easy but essential process helps owners ensure that their businesses can stay afloat.
  18. Are You Buying Annuities Or Mutual Funds?

    Are You Buying Annuities Or Mutual Funds?

    Investing a client's money in variable annuties is becoming a target for criticism.
  19. Measure Volatility With Average True Range

    Measure Volatility With Average True Range

    Find more profitable entry and exit locations with this standard indicator.
  20. International Reporting Standards Gain Global Recognition

    International Reporting Standards Gain Global Recognition

    Comparing financial numbers from corporations in different countries is possible with the adoption of IFRS.
  21. Full-Service Brokerage Or DIY?

    Full-Service Brokerage Or DIY?

    Determine what you are getting for your fees and commissions and how to get your money's worth.
  22. Spotlight On The Solar Industry

    Spotlight On The Solar Industry

    Before you buy into the hype, learn how the industry works and how to spot the winners.
  23. Value Investing + Relative Strength = Higher Returns

    Value Investing + Relative Strength = Higher Returns

    Buying value stocks that are moving higher helps investors steer clear of value traps.
  24. Sometimes It Pays To Borrow From Your 401(k)

    Sometimes It Pays To Borrow From Your 401(k)

    401(k) loans have been demonized, but they're often the most beneficial source of cash.
  25. Small Business: It's All About Relationships

    Small Business: It's All About Relationships

    Rather than be a jack-of-all-trades, an owner should rely on a network of trusted experts.
  26. 5 ATM Scams That Can Break The Bank

    5 ATM Scams That Can Break The Bank

    Don't get scorched by ATM thieves who want to burn a hole in your wallet.
  27. Questioning The Virtue Of A Short Sale

    Questioning The Virtue Of A Short Sale

    This controversial strategy is blamed for making and breaking markets. Read on to learn more.
  28. 3 Life Events That Can Ruin Retirement Plans

    3 Life Events That Can Ruin Retirement Plans

    Death, divorce and loss of income can leave retirees reeling. Learn how to prepare.
  29. The Evolution Of Sinful Investing

    The Evolution Of Sinful Investing

    Like beauty, whether something is sinful often depends whom you ask.
  30. Handicap The Market, Rack Up Gains

    Handicap The Market, Rack Up Gains

    Investing on Wall Street and gambling on The Strip are not as different as they may seem.
  31. Taking The Bite Out Of A Bear Market

    Taking The Bite Out Of A Bear Market

    Find out which financial instruments will protect you from bear market volatility.
  32. What's the difference between

    What's the difference between "top-down" and "bottom-up" investing?

    Before we look at the differences between top-down and bottom-up investing, we should make it clear that both of these approaches ...
  33. What kinds of investments are allowed in a qualified retirement plan, and what kinds ...

    What kinds of investments are allowed in a qualified retirement plan, and what kinds ...

    Generally, the permissible investments for qualified plans include publicly-traded securities, real estate, mutual funds ...
  34. I overcontributed to my 401(k). What are my options?

    I overcontributed to my 401(k). What are my options?

    If you overcontributed (made excess deferral contributions) to your 401(k) plan account, you should notify your employer ...
  35. What's the difference between shares and stocks?

    What's the difference between shares and stocks?

    In today's financial markets, the distinction between stocks and shares has been somewhat blurred. Generally, these words ...
  36. Why are P/E ratios generally higher during times of low inflation?

    Why are P/E ratios generally higher during times of low inflation?

    Inflation affects equity prices in several ways. Most importantly, investors are willing to pay less for a certain level ...
  37. What is a wrap account and what are the advantages of using one?

    What is a wrap account and what are the advantages of using one?

    Wrap accounts, in which brokerage account costs are "wrapped" into a single or fixed fee, are great if you don't have time ...
  38. How does an investor make money on bonds?

    How does an investor make money on bonds?

    Bonds are part of the family of investments known as fixed-income securities. These securities are debt obligations, meaning ...
  39. I have conservative views on investing. How should I go about investing in a Roth ...

    I have conservative views on investing. How should I go about investing in a Roth ...

    Most financial services institutions - such as banks, brokerage firms, credit unions and mutual fund companies - offer Roth ...
  40. I know there is a form of deposit insurance where a portion of my bank account deposits ...

    I know there is a form of deposit insurance where a portion of my bank account deposits ...

    First things first, it's only partially correct to think that a portion of your bank deposits is protected. The Federal Deposit ...
  41. I have several Roth IRA conversions, each with different custodians. When I spoke ...

    I have several Roth IRA conversions, each with different custodians. When I spoke ...

    It is true that at any time you may take out (distribute) the amount you converted without paying tax on the amount because ...
  42. Please explain what a short seller is on the hook for when he or she shorts a stock ...

    Please explain what a short seller is on the hook for when he or she shorts a stock ...

    Short selling is hard enough to get your head around without getting into all the particulars. If you have a basic understanding ...
  43. What is a mutual fund's NAV?

    What is a mutual fund's NAV?

    Net asset value (NAV) represents a fund's per share market value. This is the price at which investors buy ("bid price") ...
  44. If I own stock that drops in price is this a sign that I should buy more?

    If I own stock that drops in price is this a sign that I should buy more?

    This is a good question, and the answer has two parts. First, let's address the concept underlying the strategy to which ...
  45. What is a boiler room operation?

    What is a boiler room operation?

    In the context of investing, the term "boiler room operation" refers to the use of high pressure sales tactics to sell stocks ...
  46. I have discovered that a bond I am interested in has a sinking fund. What does this ...

    I have discovered that a bond I am interested in has a sinking fund. What does this ...

    First, understand that a sinking fund provision is really just a pool of money set aside by a corporation to help repay a ...
  47. Are IPOs available to short sell immediately upon trading, or is there a time limit ...

    Are IPOs available to short sell immediately upon trading, or is there a time limit ...

    The quick answer to this question is that an IPO can be shorted upon initial trading, but it is not an easy thing to do at ...
  48. How can you lose more money than you invest shorting a stock? If you have no money ...

    How can you lose more money than you invest shorting a stock? If you have no money ...

    The simple answer to this question is that there is no limit to the amount of money you can lose in a short sale. This means ...
  49. I hold stock certificates in a company that just had a stock split. What happens ...

    I hold stock certificates in a company that just had a stock split. What happens ...

    The short answer is that a stock split will have little effect on the holder of stock certificates. In most cases when an ...
  50. Can technical analysis be called a self-fulfilling prophecy?

    Can technical analysis be called a self-fulfilling prophecy?

    This has been a topic of much controversy since the invention of technical analysis, and it remains a very heated debate. ...
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    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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