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Chinese Man Tries To Sell Pet Alpaca After Losing Big On Stocks

The Huffington Post | Matt Sheehan | Posted 07.29.2015 | World

With the Shanghai stock market once again in free fall, desperate times call for desperate measures. One Chinese man who reportedly lost big on stocks...

Chinese Market Flu

Peter D. Kiernan | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Peter D. Kiernan

Where do people get the notion that the Chinese government is turning its back on middle-class investors? The Chinese government will not swallow the western concept of moral hazard without washing it down with massive intervention.

China Stocks Take A Nosedive

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business

  SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Shanghai share index dived more than 8 percent Monday as Chinese stocks suffered a renewed sell-o...

Who Says You Can't Time the Stock Market? Why Market Timing Is Easy | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business

Don't waste your time and money trying to fight the impossible to win the market timing battle of predicting when to buy low and when to sell high. If you buy today and sell during your retirement you will do just that and with a lot less effort and stress.

Google Gains $65 Billion In Biggest One-Day Rally In History

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.18.2015 | Business

Google Inc's (GOOGL.O) shares closed up 16.3 percent at $699.62 on Friday, adding about $65 billion to its market value, as strong growth in YouTube ...

Small But Mighty: Eight Year Old Boy Spends His Summer Giving to a Cause Greater Than Himself

Bobbie Shay Lee | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
Bobbie Shay Lee

Most kids spend their summers playing video games and bugging their parents to keep them entertained, but eight-year-old Aidan Gilbert is making a philanthropic impact by competing with his dad in Portfolios with Purpose.

Ladies, Are You Prepared For Retirement?

Buck Wargo | Posted 07.15.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

Cary Carbonaro says many women are too conservative with their investments compared to men and are making mistakes that are hampering their retirement planning.

Has the Chinese Market Finished "Correcting"?

Michael Farr | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Michael Farr

All things considered, the major equity markets of the world have been fairly orderly for the past year and a half. That is, all except the Chinese market.

The China Syndrome

Peter D. Kiernan | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Peter D. Kiernan

Never airbrush the Communist Party out of the Chinese markets -- for all of the freeing up of individual access there remains an abiding faith in Beijing's ability to provide a soft landing. And state-owned media's urging of its citizens to invest took hold.

European Stocks Jump On Prospect Of Greek Debt Deal

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2015 | World

By Alistair Smout LONDON, July 10 (Reuters) - European stocks surged on Friday after Greece made substantial concessions in its latest bid to win n...

Creating a 'Freedom Lifestyle' Through Day Trading

Marcello Arrambide | Posted 07.09.2015 | Business
Marcello Arrambide

Whether your goal is to have the ability to move or travel at will, work from home or have to have more money to do more of the activities you enjoy, day trading can provide a way.

Here's Why Most People Don't Succeed in the Stock Market

Paul Scolardi | Posted 07.09.2015 | Business
Paul Scolardi

With the right trades and the right expertise, many people can make a great deal of money investing in the right stocks. However, there are just as many people who quickly fail in the stock market and end up losing a lot more money than they bargained for.

Matt Sheehan

Shanghai's Stock Market is Collapsing. Do Chinese People Care? | Matt Sheehan | Posted 07.09.2015 | World

CHENGDU -- The Shanghai stock market has been one wild ride for the last few months. The world has watched as stocks soared for months before a ...

Gyrations in Stock Markets: Worrisome for the Heart

Brian B. Hoffman, MD | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Brian B. Hoffman, MD

We can only speculate about the extent of cardiovascular adversity precipitated by the current financial crisis in Greece, and potentially also in Puerto Rico going forward. Along with a healthy diet and life-style, keeping emotions out of investment decisions might be a wise move.

Global Markets On Edge As Greece Heads For Default

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2015 | World

By Lionel Laurent LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - Euro zone stocks and low-rated bonds recovered the worst of their losses on Tuesday but ...

IPO for All or How to Create Your Own Currency

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

Okay, let me state upfront that I am completely biased when it comes to running a compelling business: for I believe if you happen to live in the 21st century, your company's stock should be worth money, and you should be able to turn around and sell it.

Riding a Growth Wave

Michael Farr | Posted 06.25.2015 | Business
Michael Farr

It is still early days for the American newfound interest in health and wellness, but as organics only make up 5 percent of total food sales I think the industry has a long runway of growth ahead.

Pick a Winner

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.24.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


7 Best Stock Brokers for Online Trading

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.19.2015 | Business

Technological advances in financial and investment tools give investors a myriad of options, including online trading. Online trading accounts can benefit many types of investors, from the beginner who needs assistance getting an investment plan started to the knowledgeable investor who can use the online trading tools to pursue an investment strategy.

Why Traders Fail

Timothy Sykes | Posted 06.17.2015 | Business
Timothy Sykes

What gives? How can Wall Street be thriving when it seems virtually impossible for individual traders to get a foothold in the market? The answer lies in the misconceptions that too many amateur traders have about what trading is and what it entails.

The Best Investment Advice From Buffett and 11 Other Investors

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business

It's time to hop back in and investing there. We've rounded up the best investment advice from the people you should trust most -- renowned expert investors from Warren Buffett to Carl Icahn who have made millions (some, billions) by investing.

The Dumb Things Smart People Do With Their Investments

Buck Wargo | Posted 06.09.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

Baby Boomers are making mistakes every day when it comes to their money investments, and it's costing them big-time in their retirement.

The CFA Is a Scam

Lewis Krell | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Lewis Krell

This coming Saturday, well over 100,000 hopeful and aspiring financiers will sit down in desks all across the world and attempt to pass one of the three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam.

So You Think You Can Go Public? (Re)Meet the OTC

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

I believe, if you run a modern company, your stock options should be worth money and you should be able to turn around and sell or exercise them. In other words, your company stocks should be able to become your own currency.

Irrational Exuberance?

Michael Farr | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business
Michael Farr

I've stated repeatedly that a massive amount of stimulus has been required to generate GDP growth of just 2.0%-2.5% annually since the end of the Great Recession (June 2009). We have further said that the removal or reversal of some of these stimulants will be a tough hurdle for the economy to overcome.