Tag Archives: Investing

Investing in the Stockmarket since 1998: My real returns are -$2,962 – 20:20 Hindsight Series

This series of posts will look at my purchasing mistakes I made for the limited amount of trading that I have actually. I will look at the entire record, and try to thrash out what lessons there are for investors. Now bearing in mind that I have traded since 1998 online, I will struggle to remember my actual… Read More »

Is the trend your friend? Investing in the Up or Down Cycle

When you talk to stock market experts, one thing that they will tell you is that the economies of countries all over the world are linked much more closely together, to the point that they can easily impact one another. No longer do you have to think about just one economy if you are going to invest in… Read More »

The World of Investment Banking: Trading, Investing or Managing?

For new and experienced investors alike, the best place to start with managing your money and investing it wisely is by asking investment bankers, who are specifically trained and experienced in the investment world. The insight, experience and technical knowledge they can provide will help turn your investment into a profitable one. What is Investment Banking? Experience investment… Read More »

Kids Stock Market Education Can Be Fun?

Start Kids Young Kids stock market education should be taught, beginning at an early age. The stock market may seem too advanced for your young one. But as with anything, the younger your start the better you become. You will know whats appropriate for your child. His age and understanding will pay an important factor in determining this.… Read More »

Dow Jones Stocks: The DJIA tips, stocks and profiles

The Dow Jones Stocks are one of the most quoted indexes in the world, and are often used as a barometer of not just the US economy, but to an increasingly large extent the world economy. But the Dow Jones wasn’t always this important. Dow’s Early Start The origins of the Dow Jones Industrial Average were at the… Read More »

Investing in the Stockmarket: Simple Guide to Beginners

E*Trade has been one of the top online brokers for stocks & shares since well before the dot com boom of the 1990’s. Now ANZ Share Trading has partnered with E*Trade to bring online dealing to the Antipodean marketplace. Attractive pricing, top quality research and tools make it easy, perhaps too easy, to enter the stock market. I… Read More »

A Great Time to Buy Your First House? 5 Tips To Consider

In the general economic climate in 2010, for many first time house buyers, this period represents an excellent opportunity to buy a house (new or existing) at a very attractive price in some of the most livable places in their country: though deposits are higher, asking prices are way off their highs, they have multiple choices of properties,… Read More »

Ever seen gold like this? It’s yellow, soft and valuable!

Gold is an exceptionally valuable commodity these days. To show that I already my own ‘stash’ in the bank vault, I’m happy to share this picture of our ‘wealth’. In the West, I was used to seeing gold used in jewelery purely as one or even the largest component. When I first came to Taiwan, I was astonished… Read More »

Borrow more, spend more, inflate away the debt: Darling’s prescription for success in 2009 and beyond

The politicians are at it again, in the UK. Raising taxes to pay for their own past mistakes. Unlike the US democrats, the British government can’t blame the other party at all for what’s happened, since they’ve been in power since 1997. I’m no economist by training, and I’m not living in the UK at the moment, so… Read More »