When I began my lessons for investing, I was absolutely amazed that the ‘experts’ push all these Financial planning formula for investing on people. No offense experts – but let’s get real! I am positive you will run into these … Continue reading →
What is a Stock? It’s a piece of ownership of a public company. You can own one share or one billion, that really depends on your goals and finances. For instance, you’ve always wanted to own a store like Whole … Continue reading →
Diversification is definitely the key to a healthy portfolio. However, diversification is for the buy/hold long term investors. What if you’re a day trader or swing trader? Well it’s easy to ‘diversify’ because everything looks tantalizing to trade in. But … Continue reading →
How Financial News affect the Stock Market Business and Financial News are a touchy subject and most likely one of the most controversial aspects of trading and short-term investing. (Not so much for long term investors.) I won’t waste too … Continue reading →
What is a long position? Going long, Baby! For beginner, and even intermediate investors, taking a long position will most likely be the only trades you will be taking. Going long simply means you want whatever security/shares you buy to … Continue reading →
Which Brokerage Firm Should You Pick to Work With You and only you can decide which brokerage firm you will work with. My advice, check out all the ones out there. See what they offer. Many companies these days offer … Continue reading →
Futures and forex trading contains substantial risk and is not for every investor. An investor could potentially lose all or more than the initial investment. Risk capital is money that can be lost without jeopardizing ones financial security or life style. Only risk capital should be used for trading and only those with sufficient risk capital should consider trading. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.
HYPOTHETICAL PERFORMANCE DISCLAIMER: HYPOTHETICAL PERFORMANCE RESULTS HAVE MANY INHERENT LIMITATIONS, SOME OF WHICH ARE DESCRIBED BELOW. NO REPRESENTATION IS BEING MADE THAT ANY ACCOUNT WILL OR IS LIKELY TO ACHIEVE PROFITS OR LOSSES SIMILAR TO THOSE SHOWN; IN FACT, THERE ARE FREQUENTLY SHARP DIFFERENCES BETWEEN HYPOTHETICAL PERFORMANCE RESULTS AND THE ACTUAL RESULTS SUBSEQUENTLY ACHIEVED BY ANY PARTICULAR TRADING PROGRAM. ONE OF THE LIMITATIONS OF HYPOTHETICAL PERFORMANCE RESULTS IS THAT THEY ARE GENERALLY PREPARED WITH THE BENEFIT OF HINDSIGHT. IN ADDITION, HYPOTHETICAL TRADING DOES NOT INVOLVE FINANCIAL RISK, AND NO HYPOTHETICAL TRADING RECORD CAN COMPLETELY ACCOUNT FOR THE IMPACT OF FINANCIAL RISK OF ACTUAL TRADING. FOR EXAMPLE, THE ABILITY TO WITHSTAND LOSSES OR TO ADHERE TO A PARTICULAR TRADING PROGRAM IN SPITE OF TRADING LOSSES ARE MATERIAL POINTS WHICH CAN ALSO ADVERSELY AFFECT ACTUAL TRADING RESULTS. THERE ARE NUMEROUS OTHER FACTORS RELATED TO THE MARKETS IN GENERAL OR TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ANY SPECIFIC TRADING PROGRAM WHICH CANNOT BE FULLY ACCOUNTED FOR IN THE PREPARATION OF HYPOTHETICAL PERFORMANCE RESULTS AND ALL WHICH CAN ADVERSELY AFFECT TRADING RESULTS.