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Why Aren't Millennials Investing, and Why They Should Be

Shutterstock photo By Douglas A. Boneparth, CFP®, AIF®, MBA A number of recent statistics indicate Millennials are not investing in the stock market. One study reveals that 60% of Millennials aren’t investing; another shows the number is as high as 80%. Either way, the number is too high, and it means a large portion of the population is not participating in the capital market in […]

3 Money Tips To Survive the Stock Market's Wild Ride

Shutterstock photo This content is made possible by our sponsor; the views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc. Stocks’ roller-coaster ride this week is just as much as any market-watcher can stomach. It’s been two years since the last bile-inducing […]

The 3 Biggest Money Mistakes Millennials Make

Shutterstock photo By Herbert Kyles, AWMA® Did you know you’re primed for financial success when you’re in your 20s and 30s? You’re in the best position to build and grow wealth because you have time on your side. Now is when you should start saving and investing a percentage of your income to give your nest egg time […]

Why You Should Become More Risk Tolerant

Shutterstock photo By Dan Danford, CFP Although it is not formal research, my experience suggests that people are naturally risk adverse. Risk tolerance starts low and rises over time with experience, education, cultural norms and success. It also cycles up or down with specific circumstances, the economic climate, or a wider variety of other factors. In general, people prefer […]

Why You Need to Start Investing in Your 20s

Shutterstock photo News about the stock market is in the headlines these days. You can’t turn on the television, pick up a newspaper or check the daily news on a website without hearing or seeing reports about how the stock market is doing. If you’ve never invested, all of the names and numbers you’re hearing […]

How Fed Rate Increases Impact Investors

Shutterstock photo By Steve Economopoulos, CFP, ChFC, CMT One of the main factors impacting the current market, an omnipotent issue, is the role of the Federal Reserve Bank (the Fed) and how it influences the movement of the stock market. There is a relationship between what the Fed does to the discount rate, and how it impacts bond prices and […]

3 Basic Rules for New Traders

Shutterstock photo The New Year is a time of change for many people. For investors it is frequently a time when many decide to get more active and devote some of their capital to trading, rather than investing in a more passive manner. However, the sad fact is that by about half way through the […]

Will EURUSD Break 1.2092?

Shutterstock photo It is not unusual for the forex market to extend end of the year trends and this has seen the dollar open 2018 on a weaker note. However, it is more important how the dollar ends the first week of the year than where it starts in dictating its tone going forward. In […]

Will the EURUSD Break Above 1.20?

Shutterstock photo EURUSD: 1.1996 EURUSD momentum building to the upside with Amazing Trader ladders pointing up across multiple time frames. Obvious pivotal level is 1.20 as that will set the tone going forwards with resistance lying above it at 1.2004 and 1.2034 ahead of the major 1.2092 level.  Note: The dollar has fallen across the […]

What Is The Stock Market, And How Does It Work?

Shutterstock photo First things first. The phrase “the stock market” is inherently incorrect because implies that there is only one such market, where in fact, there are many. And before getting into what stock markets are, let’s define what a stock is. If you own a stock, you actually own a piece of that company. […]