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Learning How to Trade & Invest Forex: A Definitive Guide

Did you know that the largest financial market in the world, doesn’t involve stocks or bonds? This might blow your mind, but the largest financial market in the globe involves trading currencies. I am of course talking about Foreign Exchange or Forex investing. How much bigger is the Forex market than the Global stock market? [...]

Gold Price Breaks Above $1,400 | Can This Really Happen?

Gold has been a very interesting asset to watch as of late, and for good reason. While the value of the commodity has seen its share of ups and downs throughout the year, all the movement has led to massive gains. As a result, we've seen quite a few experts predicting that the price of [...]

Key Lessons Investors Can Learn from the 2008 Financial Crisis

The 2008 financial crisis hit the world like a storm. It blew up stock markets from one end of the planet to another. Set in motion by the bankruptcy and collapse of the investment bank, Lehman bros., it left a lot of people exposed to a huge amount of risk. You have to remember that [...]

Distinction Between Futures vs Stocks

One of the most confusing forms of investment you can get into is called derivatives. When you invest in a derivative like a stock option you are not actually buying the underlying stock. You are not buying anything tangible right now. You are buying an option to buy or sell that stock at a certain [...]

Why You Should Consider Other Precious Metals to Invest In

If you're looking to diversify your investment portfolio in case of potential market crashes, market corrections or high inflation periods, you really can't go wrong with investing in gold or silver. After all, these hard metal assets have been around for ages. There are historical stores of value, everybody in the world over knows the [...]

Step By Step Guide To Stock Investing

Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you probably already know that the Dow Jones has been setting all sorts of records in the past few years. In fact the Dow Jones' industrial average has set more records in 2014 than in the most previous years. This is a great time to invest in stocks. [...]

Protect Yourself from Stock Market Bubbles by Investing in a Gold IRA

It is too easy to dismiss gold during an equities boom. The riskier a market is, the more people flee gold funds, gold EFT funds, and other components of typical gold IRA plans. Too many investors get blinded by the seemingly solid gains of equities and find themselves all caught up in 'slam dunk' upward [...]

Will the Gold Rally Continue for the Rest of 2016?

Gold has surged 16% in the first quarter of 2016 after falling more than 10% last year. Spot gold prices have increased considerably in 2016 because of various factors such as better market sentiments, greater risk aversion by investors and adherence to expansionary monetary policy by major economies like US, Japan and Europe in the [...]

Is the US Dollar An Inevitable Bubble Waiting to Pop?

There's been a lot of talk in global financial circles about bubbles. You've probably already heard of stock market bubbles. In fact, in 2001, we had a nasty stock market bubble in the Dot-com crash. If you are too young to remember, let me do a quick recap for you. During 2001 and the years [...]

Deciding on the Best Investment Planning Strategy

Usually, when people think about investing, they usually think of stocks, bonds or even gold. While that is a good first step, you have to remember that investing is really a comparative exercise. Investing does not focus so much on the investment class on the things that you are investing in so much as what [...]

How to Protect Your Retirement Savings with Gold

Make no mistake about it, if you just put all your hard earned dollars into a savings account, you are wasting money. Seriously, you are shooting yourself in a cork financially. Every single day that your money is left in the bank, you are leaving your money to rot. Think about it, your money is [...]

Obama and His Foolish Spending Record

US President Barack Obama is a very polarizing figure in American politics. American's either love him or hate him. They see him as an economic messiah that saved the US economy from certain doom in 2008, or they see him as the main obstacle to the US getting back on its feet. There are no [...]

How to Start an Online Business with Little Money

The Internet has given us more than convenience; it has created avenues for anyone to become an entrepreneur without the large capital required for traditional brick-and-mortar establishments. This is because the Internet itself is the market; a world with a population of more than three billion inhabitants scouring the virtual market place every day. Instead [...

Learning About Ira Rollovers: What You Didn’t Know

IRA contributions require you've earned compensation. Below you will discover the way of calculating your 401k penalty. Aside from, you need to furthermore remember that inherited IRAs aren't allowed a rollover to 401k accounts. You ought to choose an experienced trustee or custodian that allows you to place your funds in non-conventional assets, specifically the [...]

Investing for Your Retirement

here are many different investing styles available on the market. These investing styles have a lot to do with where you are in your life. If you are still in the prime of your career or you just started in your career, you can probably afford a lot of volatility and risk taking in your [...]

How To Make Your Personal Finance Work For You

Assuming that you already have a goal that considers your finances, no matter if it’s a dream vacation, a desire for early retirement or just wanting to get a handle on your budget, there are three basic steps for making your personal finance work for you. Budgeting The first rule you have to follow when [...]

Gold Mining Stocks vs. Physical Gold – Which is Best?

Inflation is rising, countries are going bankrupt, and preparing for a market crash is becoming normal. Investing in physical gold or mining stocks is becoming popular for investors. Which one is best? Physical Gold vs. Gold Mining Stocks, who is better? We crack down on this answer and find out who rules. If you want [...]

Looking Back at the 2008 Financial Crisis

The 2008 financial crisis hit the world like a storm. It blew up stock markets from one end of the planet to another. Set in motion by the bankruptcy and collapse of the investment bank, Lehman bros., it left a lot of people exposed to a huge amount of risk. You have to remember that [...]

Gold vs. Bitcoin: Which is Best for 2017?

How would you like to invest in something that costs less than three cents per unit, but will grow into several hundred dollars within a year? Chances are, you will not be alone in agreeing to such an opportunity. However, such opportunities are quite rare unless you are talking about pyramid or Ponzi schemes. The [...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Own Gold Bars

It’s very easy to understand the value of diversifying into gold. Since stock prices are based on market sentiment that will not always be positive, people can only get greedy for so long until they become fearful. These two emotions are the only things that drive Wall Street – greed and fear. That is why [...]

The Benefits of Owning Physical Metals

When people think of buying gold, silver and other precious metals, they usually think of huge bricks that are stored in a vault somewhere. While this is one way to own physical metals, there are actually many other ways. You don’t have to take delivery of precious metals. Make no mistake about it, only physical [...]

Is the European Financial Crisis Finally Over?

If you’ve heard of the phrase “European financial crisis” you are hardly alone. If you invest in the stock market in any way, shape or form, you should already be familiar with this phrase. The European financial crisis is a financial disaster that supposedly took place in 2013. A lot of people think that this [...]

The 2007 Financial Crisis: Prelude to a Disaster

The 2007 financial crisis is probably something that you haven’t heard of. But the reality is that it happened a year before the big one. That is right. There was a shock in 2007 that drove the global stock markets downward. At that time, a lot of people thought that this was an anomaly. In [...]

Gold Vs. Silver: Which Metal to Invest In?

Usually when people think of gold vs silver, they think of a fight between Manny Pacquiao and a lesser challenger. They think it’s a foregone conclusion. They think it’s like a match up between Mike Tyson during his peak and any challenger. Well, if you think this way, think again. Gold is not as [...]

Fight Inflation by Buying Bullion

If you want to invest in pure gold, one of the best ways to do so is to buy gold bullion. Usually, when people think of gold bullion, they think about stuff that you would see on tv or the movies. You would normally think of gold bullion as this huge gold bricks that people [...]

The Best Way to Buy Gold Online

The problem with “the best” products and the best procedures and solutions is that what is “the best” for you might not necessarily be good for somebody else. In fact, it might turn out to be a disaster for somebody else. You have to remember when people use the term “the best”, they are usually [...]

Everything You Need to Know About the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Decades ago, the Ukraine was part of the old Soviet empire, over time however it has been given independence from Russia. The government of Ukraine has remained with close ties to Russia over these years. The protests that we have been seeing over months was sparked by when the former president of the Ukraine [...]

How to Buy Gold and Silver Safely

It is very easy to understand the value of proposition of diversifying your portfolio by adding precious metals into your investment mix. After all, against protecting yourself against inflation, currency devaluation or stock market crashes, nothing comes close to precious metals. In fact, given the recent crash in real estate prices, even a real estate [...]