Tag: Investing

Most Famous Traders Of All Time

Top 5 Most Famous Traders Of All Time

  In all industries there are people credited to being the best. In design, the late Steve Jobs is credited to being the best in his industry. In boxing, Muhammad Ali was credited to being the best boxer of all time. In U.S. politics, there is a consensus that Abraham Lincoln was the nation’s greatest President by every measure applied. […]

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Jesse Livermore

The Legend of Jesse Livermore

Who is Jesse Livermore? Jesse Livermore is the most famous trader of modern times. Like most notable traders, he is most known for his big calls, shorting the stock market prior to the Panic of 1907 and the 1929 Great Depression. Livermore is the subject of Edward Levefre’s partly-fiction novel Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, […]

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Multibagger Stocks

What Are Multibagger Stocks?

  We have all heard of that one friend who made thousands of dollars trading stocks and chances are they have been in multibagger stocks. For an investor  or day trader, finding a stock whose price will appreciate multiple times the initial investment value is a dream. When traded wisely, stocks can offer huge returns. […]

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Insider Trading

Insider Trading – How to Follow Insider Trades

  Most people associate “insider trading” with secret tips and federal agents busting into a dirty hedge fund like Showtime’s Billions. That’s insider trading based on material non-public information (MNPI).  We will cover the illegal side briefly, but today’s article is mainly about the legal open market activities of company insiders. When an “insider” of […]

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Roth IRA vs 401k

Roth IRA vs 401k – What’s the Difference?

  If you have a 401k at work, you can still have your own Individual Retirement Account. The Roth IRA in particular has several distinct advantages (but disadvantages, too) compared to the workplace plan. Lets compare the Roth IRA vs 401k and see what the differences are. Roth IRA Overview As the name implies, the […]

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How to profit from inflation

How to Profit From Inflation with 4 Quality Assets

  Inflation can be a good or bad thing depending on your perspective. However, knowing how to profit from inflation is a great way to protect your money and even increase your wealth. What is Inflation? Inflation occurs when goods and services rise, making them more expensive relative to the amount of money you make. […]

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Bracket Orders

How to Use Bracket Orders the Right Way

  Different order types are among the most boring stock market subjects, mostly the focus of a small sect of high-frequency trading enthusiasts and opponents. But the discussion of stock market orders shouldn’t be about the orders themselves, but framed in a discussion about trade planning. Planning your trades has a significant material effect on […]

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bottom up investing

How Bottom-Up Investing Works

A bottom-up investing methodology focuses on analyzing individual companies initially before evaluating a stock-sector and the economic outlook. This differs from a top-down approach where an analyst would evaluate the macroeconomic environment first, and then focus on a sector before analyzing an individual stock. Bottom-up investors will first evaluate specific financial metrics, as well as […]

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Top Down Investing

How Top-Down Investing Works

Top-down investing is a forecasting approach that evaluates the broader macro picture before drilling down to look at the finer details. A macro forecasting approach is one where you might first look at global economic growth and factors that analyze global trends before looking at the investment thesis for an individual asset. A top-down approach […]

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