Investing should be easy – just buy low and sell high – but most of us have trouble following that simple advice. There are principles and strategies that may enable you to put together an investment portfolio that reflects your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals. Understanding these principles and strategies can help you avoid some of the pitfalls that snare some investors.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
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Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
A look at how variable rates of return impact investors over time.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.