Dividend Paying Stocks

I would like to share with the reader an article printed in the financial section... Read More

Investing in the Stock Market - When To!

Is really not as important as to how you invest in the stock market. And... Read More

High Price/Earnings Ratios and the Stock Market: a Personal Odyssey

After some forty years of banking and investments, I retired in 2001. But since I... Read More

Forces that Move Stock Prices

Among the largest forces that affect stock prices are inflation, interest rates, bonds, commodities and... Read More

9 Deadly Trading Mistakes!

The following are a list of nine things you want to avoid at all costs.... Read More

Making Outsized Returns in the Stock Market - Using the Dow Theory

The Dow TheoryCharles H. DowRobert Rhea... Read More

Basics of Stock Market

Financial markets provide their participants with the most favorable conditions for purchase/sale of financial instruments... Read More

Planning Your Dive and Diving Your Plan ? Trading!

A colleague of mine just returned from a scuba diving trip in Cozumel, which just... Read More

Trading Education: The Best of Both Worlds!

I made my very first investment in the stock market when I was ten years... Read More

Historical Briefing: Stocks, Finance and Money

The World Bank claims that some two billion of the world's citizens live on $1... Read More

Oil Stocks CHK WLL - What Is Their Worth?

(1) CHK stock price $16.74, NAV $32.5CHK is my favorite oil or natural gas stock.... Read More

Defining a Long-Term Investment in the Stock Market

For some "long term" would mean holding a stock position over the weekend. For others,... Read More

Analysts - Do They Really Know The Stock Market?

When you become interested in a stock or mutual fund you can call your broker... Read More

Stock Chart Reading

As an investor you will want to check out any equity before you buy it.... Read More

Forecasting the Stock Market

Every day I see in the financial section of newspapers how to forecast what the... Read More

How to Make Big Money Safely in Stock Market

(1) Stock Market is Tough Place to Make Any Money ConsistentlyNASDAQ or SP&500 averaged about... Read More

Mutual Fund Honor Roll ? Buy High, Sell Low by Chasing Performance

Buy high and sell low -- It's not a typo.Millions of investors guarantee their failure... Read More

Stock and Fund Dividends

When is a dividend not a dividend?The latest thing "conservative" brokers are preaching these days... Read More

Size Counts!

What the heck am I talking about?It is often said that to grow mentally, spiritually,... Read More

Picking Mutual Funds to Outperform the Market

With over 6,000 mutual funds available, it may be tempting to pick funds from a... Read More

The Stock Market Investor?s Worst Enemy

Every stock market investor faces one primal enemy. An enemy so perverse, it will drive... Read More

Stock Trading Secrets?

How often have you come across an advertisement or e-mail proclaiming to "teach" you the... Read More

Discover the Biggest Trading & Investing Online Mistake

Any online investor / trader seeks an excellent off or online future trading career opportunity.... Read More

Trading For A Living - Part 1

There can't be many traders who haven't at least considered the idea of telling the... Read More

The Top 10 Reasons to Invest in Mutual Funds

Everyone who follows the financial news has heard of mutual funds and knows the stock... Read More

3 Components Needed for Beating the Market

Time to look back2004 is over, now we are in 2005. This is time to... Read More

The POWER of a Proven Stock Investment Plan

When you invest in the stock market for ever-increasing cash dividend income, verses trying to... Read More

Race Horses and Mutual Funds

For years investors have been taught to look into the composition of a mutual funds.... Read More

Invest In The Stock Market For The RIGHT Reason, Using The RIGHT Choices

Invest in the stock market for the RIGHT reason, using the RIGHT choices!Investing in the... Read More

The Right Mutual Funds For Baby Boomers

If you are a baby boomer, time is not on your side. Many baby boomers... Read More

A Triple Dipper: How to Make 3 Profits on 1 Stock Trade

This is a rather simple strategy with which I am sure a lot of seasoned... Read More

Maximizing a Stock Market Investment

Maximizing a stock market investmentThere are several factors an investor in the stock market should... Read More

Invest, Be Wrong, and Make Money in the Stock Market

I have been trading for several decades and was an exchange member and floor trader... Read More

The Three Little Pigs Went to the Stock Market

Three little pigs went to the market to stock up for the future.The first little... Read More

Why the Majority Fail at Stock Investing

The gleam and bright lights of Wall Street lure in many new investors each year,... Read More

Ignore Stock Market Talking Heads

You should ignore analysts on TV, the radio, the newspaper and all other TALKING HEADS... Read More

Play another Day

Money management starts with protecting your capital, realizing profits and cutting losses. As I have... Read More

Making a Stock Watch List

I am taking the time to help others learn the basics in evaluating stocks for... Read More

10 Tips For Creating Wealth From the Stock Market

1. Do not spread your money too thin.My friend has a little over $200,000 invested... Read More

Investing in Stocks and The Game of Monopoly

To begin, you might look at playing the stock market as though you were playing... Read More

12 Basic Stock Investing Rules Every Successful Investor Should Follow

There are many important things you need to know to trade and invest successfully in... Read More

Can?t Stand The Heat

It seems that every day I turn on the TV and find a Poker game.... Read More

Investing in the Stock Market

From the book 'The Stockopoly Plan' by the author Charles M. O'MeliaThere are several factors... Read More

Lights of the Stock Market

There are red lights, green lights, blue lights and spot lights. There are orange lights,... Read More

Pamplona, the Wild Investment Bulls

You remember (they show it on TV every year) the running of the wild bulls... Read More

The Secret to More Winning Trades is as Simple as Avoiding This Common Mistake

If you're a normal human being, your need to feel good about yourself probably causes... Read More

Lies, Damn Lies and Mutual Fund Returns

How many times has this happened to you? You're at a social function and the... Read More

Psychology ? How to Reduce Negative Thoughts Relating to Trading?

The thinking process of the brain relating to the psychology of trading involves:-- Beliefs... Read More

The Secret Method to Selecting a Winning Trading System

Every successful trader has a winning system. There are of course, as many systems out... Read More

How To Beat The Mutual Fund Companies At Their Own Game

You'd have had to be living on a desert island with no TV, newspaper or... Read More

Money, Insanity and Wall Street

Money: the most charged word in the planet. It means something to everyone. For some,... Read More

What is a Trading Plan ? and Why You Need One?

How do you make money without picking tops and bottoms?I am glad you asked...Successful trading... Read More

The Secret Art of Backtesting

If you have not back tested your trading system, you might as well trade with... Read More

Losses, not Profits, will Stop You from Trading in the Market

Should the market turn against you, it is important that you design a system that... Read More

Tips to Finding Other People?s Simple Trading Plans

Did you know you can make money (and a lot of it) by simply modeling... Read More

Stock Market Diversification

In one of my previous articles (Investing in the stock market -9 powerful tips), tip... Read More

Precision Money Management

This article describes the model of a natural relationship between trading system performance, trade position... Read More

How To Make, And Keep, Money Trading Stocks

If you are serious about making and keeping money by trading stocks, then there are... Read More

Prospering with Mutual Funds: How Anyone can ?Afford? an Investment Advisor

Recently I was invited to appear on a live CNNfn television show to discuss my... Read More

No Load Mutual Funds: Investment Hype vs. Investment Help

With the internet such a huge part of our daily lives, many investors have access... Read More

Buy and Hold: How to Perpetuate Your Investment Losses

A recent cartoon in my daily newspaper showed two guys sitting in a bar. One... Read More

No Load Mutual Funds or Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)?

If you are fed up with early redemption charges and ever increasing mutual fund management... Read More

How (NOT) to Buy Mutual Funds

When it comes to mutual funds, there is a lot more to success than just... Read More

How to Maximize Your 401k Mutual Fund Returns

When it comes to 401k's there is an overabundance of sad stories. Here is one... Read More

How to Evaluate Load vs. No Load Mutual Funds

If you have been dealing with mutual funds for any length of time, you undoubtedly... Read More

How to Find Value in No Load Mutual Fund Investing

What are you thinking when it comes to your no load mutual fund selections? Are... Read More

The Inside Scoop on Mutual Fund Rip Offs

The bear market that showed up at the end of 2000 has every brokerage house-as... Read More

How to Pay Less and Get More: Discount Broker vs Professional

How do you invest? What do you really pay? At the end of the day,... Read More

How We Eluded The Bear Of 2000

The date October 13, 2000 will forever be embedded in my mind. It was the... Read More

Lifestyle Funds Provide Greater Security?

With the stock market stubbornly refusing to settle down and smooth out, Wall Street has... Read More

Long-Term Investment In Todays Market?

The stock market is very unstable at this time going up and down while interest... Read More

Leverage - Margin Debt

What is leverage?Here is a definition of leverage from an online dictionary "leverage - The... Read More

A Common Misconception about Stock Prices

I cringe every time I hear a novice investor tell me that they only purchase... Read More

Good Stock Market Tip; Good Return!

Forget making a profit; instead focus on the income provided from your stock portfolio. That's... Read More

A Good Fund Manager

Every Wall Street analyst, financial planner and broker will tell you that the right way... Read More

Adding Funds

Someday you may want to retire and continue to live in the life style to... Read More

Advisory News Letters

Several times each month I am solicited by various market touts who have a newsletter... Read More

Advisory Service for You?

It depends on your level of understanding of the market and the amount of money... Read More

Alfred E. Newman

What! Me worry?Many of you remember the cover of MAD magazine. It was one of... Read More

An Old Proverb for Investing

"If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there."This very... Read More

Analyst Reports

When you become interested in a stock or mutual fund you can call your broker... Read More

True Investment Road Maps

If you don't know where you are going any road will get there. After you... Read More

Acapulco - The Stock Market Dives

There is a famous cliff on the ocean in Acapulco where experienced divers jump into... Read More

What Does it Take to be a Stock Trader?

It takes a total mental commitment to the task. It becomes a complete way of... Read More

401K-itis

Are you one of those many people who dread reading their 401K statements? You have... Read More

Bad News is Good News

For weeks, no, months we have been bombarded with nothing but negative news about the... Read More

Mutual Fund Ball and Chain

The broker told me not to sell because the mutual fund I owned had a... Read More

Bargain Basement - Finding Stocks That Go Up

Have you been listening to the talking heads on CNBC-TV? Or those talk radio stock... Read More

Is The Bear In The Cage?

For the last few weeks we have seen the stock market averages going higher and... Read More

Being Wrong Buying Stock is Okay

Being wrong is OK, but let's not carry it to extremes. That applies to everything,... Read More

Boiler Room 7/17/00

On Friday or Saturday evening my wife gets a movie from Block Buster and after... Read More

The Bottom?

Every day I hear someone on CNBC proclaim that "this is the bottom" and you... Read More

Bottoms Ups

If you have talked to a stock broker or financial planner in the last few... Read More

Dont Buy Stocks based on P/E Ratio alone

I use the P/E ratio as a secondary indicator for buying and selling stocks but... Read More

Box Of Chocolates

Ever have one of those sample boxes of candy? Each little piece is beautifully wrapped... Read More

Bull or Bear?

Cat or dog? Maybe Zebra. Shucks, I don't know, but my broker keeps telling me... Read More

Buy and Hold Investment Philosophy

Wall Street has been preaching the doctrine of Buy and Hold forever. The worst part... Read More

Buy Low - Sell High

Now where have I heard that before? I know. It was my broker.So I took... Read More

Buying Mutual Funds

It looks like the market is ready to start up again so it is time... Read More

Buying New Issues

Has your broker been calling you recently with the "great opportunity" to get in on... Read More

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Understanding a Stocks PEG Ratio

A PEG ratio cannot be used alone but is a very powerful tool when integrated... Read More

Evaluation II

As I said in Part I everyone in the insane asylum looks normal, but at... Read More

Tips to Finding Other People?s Simple Trading Plans

Did you know you can make money (and a lot of it) by simply modeling... Read More

Online Investing & Online Stock & Share Trading: Difficulty in Taking Stop Losses in the Market

This is an extract of an article which was first printed in Daryl Guppy's Newsletter... Read More

Discover the Retirement Breakthrough the Federal Government Created for You - The Roth IRA!

If you don't know what a Roth IRA is then stop everything, print this article... Read More

Shadow Bull

As one of my regular readers you know I have been a stock market bear... Read More

Why the Majority Fail at Stock Investing

The gleam and bright lights of Wall Street lure in many new investors each year,... Read More

?Fears Only Enemy Is Action?

What a great statement!I just heard someone use it in the context of personal and... Read More

Is Active Trading The Answer?

One of the main reasons many of us get into investing is to become financially... Read More

No Load Mutual Funds or Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)?

If you are fed up with early redemption charges and ever increasing mutual fund management... Read More

Traders, Defend Against the Dreaded Death Spiral.

It has often been said that there is only two ways to get hurt really... Read More

Stuff

I continually hear from economists, talking heads, other market letter writers, analysts and assorted "experts"... Read More

Alfred E. Newman

What! Me worry?Many of you remember the cover of MAD magazine. It was one of... Read More

Using Sector Funds to Construct Diversified Mutual Fund Portfolios

'Sector funds are too risky.' 'I doubled my money with Fidelity Select Technology in 12... Read More

Why Technical Indicators

The fight continues to rage among traders who use technical indicators and those who prefer... Read More

Complacency Indicator

If you haven't heard of the technical indicator with the stock market symbol VIX it... Read More

Size Counts!

What the heck am I talking about?It is often said that to grow mentally, spiritually,... Read More

Forecasting the Stock Market

Every day I see in the financial section of newspapers how to forecast what the... Read More

Stock Trading Secrets?

How often have you come across an advertisement or e-mail proclaiming to "teach" you the... Read More

Never Lose Money

Never lose money in the stock market again. Yeah, I know. Don't buy any stock,... Read More

No Load Mutual Funds: Investment Hype vs. Investment Help

With the internet such a huge part of our daily lives, many investors have access... Read More

Zero Sum Game

Most people think the stock market is a zero sum game because there is a... Read More

How to Pick Winning Stocks

There is nothing more exciting than finding an undervalued stock and seeing it explode out... Read More

No Load Mutual Funds: Boost Your Portfolios Returns

Investors who exclusively use broadly diversified, no load mutual funds for their stock investments often... Read More

Bargain Basement - Finding Stocks That Go Up

Have you been listening to the talking heads on CNBC-TV? Or those talk radio stock... Read More

Learn to Calculate a Stock?s Pivot Point

Stocks breakout from properly formed bases everyday but many investors don't understand how to locate... Read More

Hill of Hope

Just about now everyone is confused as to which way the stock market is going... Read More

Mid-Cap Stocks: Asset Class with an Identity Crisis

Much like the middle child, mid-cap stocks have long struggled to find their identity. Carved... Read More

Market Globalization

Just 30 years ago the stock market was a shadow of what it is today.... Read More

Investing in the Stock Market - When To!

Is really not as important as to how you invest in the stock market. And... Read More

My Neighbor Got A New Car

I don't know what kind it is, but I saw it on TV running full... Read More

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Stock Market

On the 40 year journey through the turmoil of a volatile stock market I've noticed... Read More

Option Trading Basics

Options trading can increase the profits you make when trading Stocks if you understand how... Read More

Trading For A Living - Part 1

There can't be many traders who haven't at least considered the idea of telling the... Read More

Choosing A Fund

For years I have been saying you must have a fund that is outperforming the... Read More

Hedge Funds: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Alfred Winslow Jones started hedge funds in 1949. He was a pioneer of non-traditional investment... Read More

Stocks Options Trading

Let's assume that you want to make some serious money and you have chosen to... Read More

Picking Mutual Funds to Outperform the Market

With over 6,000 mutual funds available, it may be tempting to pick funds from a... Read More

Emotional Trading

The single most expensive stock market trades are those made with emotions, but, of course,... Read More

Maximizing a Stock Market Investment

Maximizing a stock market investmentThere are several factors an investor in the stock market should... Read More

Inertia

One of the basic laws of physics is that a body in motion will remain... Read More

Are You A Stockaholic?

Today's society gives special recognition to alcoholics, sexaholics, binge-aholics, shopaholics, chocaholics and other "-aholics". What... Read More

This Market Is Different

All of the talking heads have been telling us that this market is different. You... Read More

How To Buy And Hold

One of the most believed bits of conventional wisdom from Wall Street is to Buy... Read More

Frog In The Pot

You remember the story about the frog that was put into a pot of cold... Read More

Hot Stock Investing ... How to Pick Hot Stocks with Momentum Stock Trading

Profitable day traders recognize that momentum trading is among the fastest & most effective ways... Read More

How to Maximize Your 401k Mutual Fund Returns

When it comes to 401k's there is an overabundance of sad stories. Here is one... Read More

Pamplona, the Wild Investment Bulls

You remember (they show it on TV every year) the running of the wild bulls... Read More

I Love To Lose Money

Well, not really. What I mean is I don't mind losing a small amount when... Read More

The Stock Market - Part 1: Believe It Or Not, Its Always Been Your Best Friend And Always Will Be

Regardless of the fact that the world's stock markets have shown absolutely no growth between... Read More