Have you ever met somebody who's down in the dumps, but blames all of their misery on factors outside themselves? You know, the person who's always whining about how much easier other people have it, or how they just can't get ahead because of their circumstances?
If the U.S. economy really is getting stronger, why are U.S. stock markets so volatile? The broad answer: the economy is much more than the stock market, and vice versa.
With the recession barely behind us and as a millennial myself, I can attest to the fact that having a job is a great thing. Not having one is a horrific experience to go through. Finances are extremely important and saving up for a rainy day is even more so.
Financial literacy and security is what every millennial needs to learn about. These days, millennials are having quite a difficult time surviving due to the nature of the times we live in.
In 2013, the CIA announced the official existence of one of the governments worst kept secrets, Area 51. It had to be the easiest press releases to write in the history of declassified government information. I'm paraphrasing the official document, but it said "Yep".
I see so many investors that start to watch the financial news every waking moment when we start to have a correction. The more you check your investments and listen to the media, the more volatile it will appear -- further fueling your internal panic buttons.
Friends often ask me, on huge down market days like Friday, what I think of equities moving forward. While I have earned decent long-term returns from Apple, several ETFs, and from trading around volatile names like Twitter, I don't give financial advice for a living.
Sometimes I am shadowboxing with a powerful opponent that I can't see, feel or understand. It is a mindless and undeterable attitude that reacts to me automatically based on a set of data I don't know and that has no interest in my unique perspective.
Listen: they are scams. This is another trillion dollar industry that has a lot of money at stake if people stop believing in the mythology bolted to the scam.
Social media continuously updates our collective knowledge of financial markets. Investors posting their thoughts online and experiences with a particular publicly-traded firm may encourage others to consider investing into the stock of that company.
Shares of Apple Inc. declined this week to their lowest level since January on investor worries about the company's ability to keep outperforming as it has in the past.
I've been thinking a lot lately about what it takes to achieve financial & investment success. As a teacher, I have students at every stage of the process - from those who are completely new to the trading process to students that have gone on to become millionaires thanks to the lessons I teach.
New research from AbleMarkets shows that stocks with higher participation of aggressive High-Frequency Traders (HFT) experience higher intraday volatility.
Kimra Bettasso is a Financial Consultant and Founder of 401k Retire Logic and 401k Legit. I asked her about her unique approach to this market.
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.
The announcement that the banks and stock market in Greece would be closed was made by the Greek Prime Minister on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Within 24 hours, markets around the world declined in value. There wasn't any country you could escape to for safety.