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Biggest Risk To Your Investments? Probably Not Bonds

A lot has been written over the past few weeks about the U.S. bond market. Expectations are for interest rates to rise and bond prices to fall. That would not … Read more

Posted on December 9, 2016 by
dollar cost averaging

Investor Facts: What Is Dollar-Cost Averaging?

Dollar-cost averaging is buying a fixed dollar amount of an investment periodically without concern for the prevailing market price of that investment. If you plan to invest regularly, your options … Read more

Posted on December 7, 2016 by
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Understanding The ‘Santa Claus Rally’ On Wall Street

This much we know: More often than not, stocks rise during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Not 100% of the time, but enough to lead people to … Read more

Posted on December 1, 2016 by
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Investor Facts: What Is Volatility?

Volatility is the relative movement of the price of an investment higher or lower compared to other investments or to an investment index. Investments such as stocks and bonds are … Read more

Posted on November 30, 2016 by
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Dollar Cost Averaging Means Black Friday For Investors Is Every Day

If you’re reading this column you were probably not in the scrum of shoppers out trying to score a cheap flat-screen TV. And thank goodness for that! Of course, we … Read more

Posted on November 26, 2016 by
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Investor Facts: What Is Short Selling?

Short selling a stock is taking an investment position that will rise in value if the targeted stock falls in price. Short selling is one of the most widely misunderstood … Read more

Posted on November 23, 2016 by
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The Shocking Truth About Fake News Headlines

“I read it on the Internet, it must be real” is likely to go down as the hallmark of this year’s presidential election. Research suggests that engagement on social media … Read more

Posted on November 18, 2016 by
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Investor Facts: What Is A Large Cap Stock?

A large cap stock is a stock issued by a company whose market capitalization is much larger than most of the companies traded on the same stock exchange. Large cap … Read more

Posted on November 16, 2016 by
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How Often Should You Check Your Retirement Fund?

It’s incredibly easy to keep track of your finances these days. Hundreds of apps on our phones promise to follow spending, investments, budgets and credit cards. Visit any finance news … Read more

Posted on November 10, 2016 by
small cap stocks

Investor Facts: What Is A Small Cap Stock?

A small cap stock is a stock issued by a company whose market capitalization is much smaller than that of the largest companies traded on the same stock exchange. Small … Read more

Posted on November 8, 2016 by