A few weeks ago, Fidelity became the latest financial behemoth to official announce its roboadvising platform. The term "roboadvisors" just means that technology (instead of humans) is being used to assist you in making investment decisions.
Smart business leaders know what's good for the environment can also be good for the economy.
No place is that more evident right now than at the UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris, where business is taking center stage as global leaders focus on fixing our ailing planet.
People who have money usually made it at their job or in their own business. The problem arises when they think they have the Midas touch--that they will multiply their savings by investing it with others.
I'm all for young people starting to invest early for several reasons. First, it's a great way for them to learn about the mechanics of investing. Second, they can learn about the markets -- during both good times and bad -- without too much at stake.
Every year around this time we start to look for predictions and ideas on how to perform better in the next year. What better way to predict the future if not by looking to the past for lessons from one of the greatest investors of our time?
When it comes to becoming a successful stock trader, there is no replacement for taking the time, and putting in the effort to studying trading and learning how to become a well-versed investing professional.
You can invest in the stock market and other securities through a brokerage account. Many people only invest in the stock market through their employer's retirement program, but you may be missing out by not having a separate brokerage account.
What Pope Francis' teaches about capitalism, "the free market" and "market ideology" in his en-cyclical "Laudato Si'" is grounded in fundamental biblical insights, consistent with basic ethical principles and in harmony with long-standing and core elements of Catholic Social Teaching
High-impact Design Driven Startups are investors' darlings and the INDEX: Award is taking advantage of this by applying their unique design award evaluation process to vetting candidates for venture capital funding.
Investors choose funds for many different reasons. Some seek growth, others income. Some investors opt for low cost index tracking funds while many are looking for diversification strategies that demonstrate low correlation with other investments in their portfolios.
Time to face facts: You can't control what the stock market does day to day or even year over year. But what you can control as an investor are your financial attitude and behavior. One simple way to improve your fiscal behavior, is to work with a qualified financial planner.
Can an ERISA pension plan invest in projects or companies that serve the common good, while still keeping at the forefront the fiduciary obligation to invest prudently and for the exclusive benefit of retirees and workers?
Let's assume, for just a moment, Mrs. Clinton is interested in regulating high-frequency traders, but has simply missed the mark. If we hope to properly regulate these traders, there are two preliminary questions we should answer.
In a world that has a thousand beatings in store for you every day you get up, you have two choices. Either you get seriously humble, or you get spectacularly lucky. These options are illustrated by investment differences between men and women.