Risk/Return Tradeoff

  1. Investing on margin can be profitable but it's a risky play that needs care.

    Margin Investing: Big Risk, Big Reward

    Investing on margin can be profitable but it's a risky play that needs care.
  2. The key to choosing ETFs for your portfolio is understanding their method for including stocks and making sure their investment philosophy matches yours.

    Choosing The Right ETF Index To Reach Your Goals

    The key to choosing ETFs for your portfolio is understanding how they pick stocks ...
  3. Using Normal Distribution Formula To Optimize ...

    Normal or bell curve distribution can be used in portfolio theory to help portfolio ...
  4. How To Research Volatile Stocks

    Volatile stocks scare some investors--they're worried about something they need to ...
  5. You may not be able to trade penny-stock options, but small-caps and micro-caps could be close enough. Here's a primer on accessing penny stocks.

    Penny Stocks, Options and Trading on Margin

    You may not be able to trade penny-stock options, but small-caps and micro-caps could ...
  6. Playing Penny Stock-Like ETFs

    While there are no penny stock ETFs or mutual funds, a shrewd investor can pick from ...
  1. A major stock correction could be near, which means that getting a bit more defensive could make sense. Here are a few ideas.

    Is It Finally Time To Get Defensive?

    A major stock correction could be near, which means that getting a bit more defensive ...
  2. Consolidations Ready For A Break Higher

    This specific type of consolidation pattern shows both long-term and short-term buying ...
  1. What are the risks associated with investing in telecommunication stocks

    Read about some of the risks associated with investing in telecommunication stocks, including several that are specific to ...
  2. What does a mutual fund's beta coefficient measure?

    Evaluate the risk associated with a particular mutual fund by determining its beta coefficient, which illustrates the fund's ...
  3. How do I judge a mutual fund's performance?

    Evaluate mutual fund performance utilizing resources such as Morningstar; compare the fund with others in its peer group ...
  4. What's the difference between a 401(k) and a pension plan?

    Discern the differences between 401(k) plans, in which employees assume the market risk, and pension plans, in which the ...
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