For generations, the U.S. stock market has been the best and most reliable money-making machine on the planet. But, how to get started investing and take advantage of the stock market’s power is always the issue. The average return on the basket of stocks in the S&P 500 has been 10% per year per year ever since the index began as the Composite Index of 90 stocks back in 1926. Today the S&P 500 is a group of 500 stocks that accurately mirror the U.S. stock market as well as the U.S. economy. Are the best stocks to invest in […]
It is one thing to invest your first $10,000 and another to successfully invest and manage more substantial amounts of money. First of all, when you first start out investing it is often more important to get you financial house in order than pick the right stocks! But, now what do you do with an inheritance of a quarter of a million or more. Or what if you have sold a successful business for tens of millions of dollars? At this point you are thinking that you need some sound advice about how to invest your money. This brings us […]
Successful long term investors make money because they do two things. They pick investments that are likely to provide a healthy return and they wait to buy until that investment is selling at a discount to its long term value. This is the concept of intrinsic value that we have so often discussed. An investment that may be attractive today is a closed end fund because the volatile market is making many closed end funds cheaper.
What Is a Closed End Fund?
Investopedia explains closed end funds.
A closed-end fund is organized as a publicly traded investment company by the Securities and Exchange […]
When looking for a safe and profitable investment vehicle is it wise to look for or avoid mutual funds? Mutual funds are professionally managed pools of money from many investors. Mutual funds are marketed as investment products to the investing public. These vehicles are most often open ended in that investors can buy into the […]
You’ll discover all types of investments available to you in the world of stock market and mutual funds investing, once you enter into it. Even if you have never considered getting involved in stock trading or investing in funds, there are plenty of opportunities that you may never have thought of — opportunities that are […]
If you’ve looked into investing in the stock market before, then you should also be familiar with mutual funds. These next few paragraphs are going to be very informative about your future investing, so please take the time to read and learn from these tips. Mutual funds are a more conservative form of investing in […]