Category Archives: Investing

Tips, strategies, failures, success and more in investing.

How Does The 100 Day Moving Average Compare To Others?

100-day-moving-average.html   Easy To Understand The 100 day moving average is a useful tool for any technical investor. However, this is only the starting point. There are many different moving averages. This is one of the first tools you should learn as well as one of the most common ones. It is simple to understand. That is why… Read More »

Whats The Purpose Of The Stock Market For Businesses, As Well As The Average Investor?

The purpose of the stock market is for both companies and investors to make money. Starting and running a company requires cash. there are many ways to get cash. One of them is becoming a publicly traded company and selling a percentage of your ownership. That’s the business side. And it’s a business side that several prominent social… Read More »

So, Why Buy Stocks? For Today As Well As Tomorrow

Why buy stocks? This is an important question. One that I often hear and when you start trading you will hear as well. There are two main reasons. One, to make money. The other, is for the priceless knowledge that you tend to pick up automatically just from trading. To Make Money, Of Course Why buy stocks? Why… Read More »

Two Main But Very Different Places Where To Buy Stocks

There are a few different places where to buy stocks. You must buy your stocks and other securities through a registered broker who works for a registered brokerage house. Stock trading is really easy. Making money with stock trading is not. While stock trading is the main focus of this site, know that you dont have to limit… Read More »

The origins of the stock market… from the Maritime Empires to Government regulation

The origins of the stock market starts in 1606, when the first stock was issued. Trading began in the maritime empires of the Netherlands and Portugal. Those are the empires which revolved around sea travel and trade. From there the idea moved to Spain, England, and finally America, with the English colonists. Raising Money For The War So,… Read More »

7 Facts To Help You Understand The Stock Market (For Beginners)

1) Origins Of The Stock Market Understanding the stock market for beginners starts with understanding the idea of the stock market. Originally, it came to America with Alexander Hamilton. He quickly spread the idea, with the use of his public status. With that, the idea exploded. The stock market was a way to build up the economy, since it… 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 »