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Stock Picks 101 - Making Trading Easy

The stress of trading can burn you out, so it's important to develop a trading style that's easy and comfortable for you.This means your trading style for stock picks should match your personality.Unfortunately, there's no test you can take to determine that you've picked the rig

Ride the Future Boom In Argentina

One of the richest oil shale and natural gas fields has recently been found in the Neuquen Basin of Argentina. For investors interested in the Emerging Markets, this new find will fuel the growth of Argentina and Brazil-a combined population of over 300 million. The article discusses one inexpensive

Penny Stocks - A Volatile Investment?

Seen by many professional investors as one of the most precarious ways to invest your money, buying penny stocks can be both ruinous and profitable in equal measures. Penny stocks, also known as nano cap stocks or micro cap stocks, are shares of a company with a relatively small market capitalizatio

Three Reasons to Use Stock Broker Software

Stock broker software gives casual at home and first-time investors substantial legs up in the stock market and puts them on the same level as those who have done it for years. In this article I'm going to cover three different reasons for why stock broker software has become so massively popul

How Long Before You Can Cash in a Bond?

The United States Treasury periodically issues bonds to investors and the general public for the purpose of increasing public funding. All such bonds have a date of maturity and will automatically cash in when that maturity date arrives. Only some bonds, namely savings bonds, may be cashed in at a t

Cultivation Through Discovery Calls

Building relationships with donors and potential donors is a key element to successful fundraising. This relationship can be initiated with a simple phone call to a constituent. Picking up the phone and engaging in a conversation with a constituent requires strategy, planning, practice and courage.

How to Become a Stock Investor

The stock market can be a good place to invest your money, but you should do your homework before putting your hard-earned cash at risk. Reviewing your stock market options and choosing the ones that best meet your needs is one of the best ways to get started. Chances are you have a number of ways t

How to Find Out If Bonds Have Been Cashed

A savings bond can be cashed in person at a bank or sent to the U.S. Treasury for redemption by mail. A savings bond earns interest for up to 30 years. The Treasury Department can verify whether a specific savings bond has been cashed.

Bull And Bear Markets Explained

Have you ever wondered what a bull and bear market is? The stock market can be tricky as stocks are constantly going up and down. When the market is going down it is referred to as a "bear market".

Rights to Purchase Preferred Shares

Preferred shares are one way to invest in a company. Preferred shares, according to Investopedia (a division of Forbes magazine), generally have a dividend or distribution of earnings via cash or stock that gets paid before common stockholders receive any payout. Preferred shares usually do not gran

How to Design a Mutual Fund Portfolio

Mutual funds are a type of investment that investors of any experience level can use to grow their portfolios. When you start investing, creating the perfect portfolio of mutual funds can provide you with a way to diversify your account and bring in consistent returns. When choosing the funds for yo

Define Small Cap Fund

Investors divide mutual funds into three main categories: small cap, mid cap and large cap. A company's market capitalization is the basis of these main mutual fund divisions. Knowing a few basics about market capitalization will help you to better understand the definition of a small cap fund.

How To Determine Where To Invest

In present investment scenario, there are many different types of investments, and there are many factors in determining where you should investment your hard earned money.There is no doubt that determining where you will invest first starts with conducting a research. Here you will be researching v

PTA Recession Friendly Popcorn Fundraising

Looking for a great fall fundraiser for your PTA? Consider a popcorn fundraiser for ease and great profits. Popcorn fundraising is great for PTA groups because it is easy for people of all ages to sell and it's affordable, perfect during a recession, and it's delicious. Here are a few ways

Why Wendy's is a Buy

Following the IPO of Tim Hortons, Wendy's looks very undervalued.Wendy's 85% stake in Tim Hortons is being valued at more than 2/3rds of Wendy's market cap.A great value play at these levels.

It's Time to Buy Lehman Brothers (LEH)

I couldn't resist Lehman's dip late in the day today, so I decided to pull the trigger and buy Lehman Brothers (LEH). The low of the day was $21.17 right after the open, but then it shot right back up to as high as $24.

Fund Raising Software Makes Life Simple

A good piece of fundraising software can make life much simpler - not to mention it can make your next fundraising event much more profitable in the long run. This article will look at a couple of reasons why you may want to consider fundraising software.

What Makes a Company's Stock Price Change During the Day?

Corporations are companies that sell shares of stock to investors as a means of raising money to fund growth. When companies sell shares of stock to the public, investors can freely buy and sell their shares to other investors. The price of a particular company's stock can change over time because o