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.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
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Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Time and market performance may subtly and slowly imbalance your portfolio.
Is it possible to avoid loss? Not entirely, but you can attempt to manage risk.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
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With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.