Hedge Funds

Like mutual funds, hedge funds pool money from investors looking to gain positive returns from securities. Hedge funds, however, are not regulated as heavily, allowing more freedom to pursue securities with higher risk of investment loss. Hedge funds are only limited to wealthier investors to afford high fees and could take a loss from hedge …

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Risks of Global and International Funds

In today's post I'll be continuing to talk about Global and International Funds. In this 3rd part of these posts I'll be talking about the risk of these funds. These funds can be risky due to the fact of economic stability. With stocks in multiple countries you're more susceptible to economic crashes. Sometimes different countries …

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Advantages of Global and International Funds

In the last post I gave a brief summary of what a Global/International stock fund is. It's important to understand the advantages and risks with these funds, in this post I'll tell you the advantages of these funds. These funds are a great way to add diversification to your investment portfolio. These funds usually own …

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International and Global Stock Funds

What are International and Global Stock Funds? Like all mutual funds, an international and global stock fund could potentially invest in a large number securities, giving a cost-efficient way to own shares in many companies. The difference with an International stock fund is that instead of focusing on U.S. companies the stock fund focuses on …

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How to Start Investing Pt. 2

Like I mentioned in my last post, I'm going to be explaining what to look for or what questions to ask before you start investing in a company. The first thing is to pick the company you want to start investing in. After selecting your company you want to make sure you know what the …

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How to Start Investing Pt. 1

Today's post is going to be over on how to actually start investing in stocks and how you want to go about doing it. This first part is soul-searching. The first few steps you want to do is about whether you're ready or not. The first step in this process is asking yourself, "Can I …

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Mutual Fund

  Today I’ll be talking about Mutual Funds. A mutual fund is an investment vehicle-a product used to gain positive returns-made from a pool of investors pulled from multiple investors looking to invest in securities like bonds, stocks, and other similar assets. These funds are operated by money managers who attempt to produce capital gains …

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Domestic Stocks

  Domestic stocks give you exposure into the world’s largest, liquid equity market. These stocks allow you to own stocks in some of the most successful companies in the world. Domestic stocks have historically been known to deliver attractive risk adjusted returned. Domestic stocks have been ideal for long-term time horizons for portfolios. After buying …

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Types of Stocks: Preferred

In the last post I introduced the types of stocks, common and preferred, and went more in depth about common stocks. In this post I'll be going over preferred stocks. Preferred stocks represent a partial level of ownership in a company but usually doesn't contain the same voting rights as common stocks- this varies for …

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Types of Stocks: Common

In the stock market there are two main types of stocks. The common and the preferred stocks. The common stocks are the basic stocks. When someone mentions stocks this is most likely what they’re are talking about. Preferred stocks represent a percentage of ownership in the company, but no voting rights. In this post, we’ll …

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