How To Buy Stocks

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We all need to be investing toward our future. There are many different types of investments you can look at, don’t forget to invest in yourself, but the stock market can be one of best for many of us. When you first start out investing in stocks it can seem daunting and complex, but you […]

How Does The Stock Market Work?

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Stock Market Basics: Traditional and Electronic Trading I was talking with a friend and the question came up “how does the stock market work?” This got us talking about how the stock market and trading has evolved through the years. The financial markets are a complex entity with their own institutional and economic structures that […]

Order Types for Buying or Selling Stocks

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Buying or selling stock couldn’t be easier with today’s technology. Investors can go online or call an automated trading platform to instantly place a trade. But just because it’s easy, it doesn’t mean you can’t make a mistake. There are a number of different order types that can be used to help you protect losses and maximize […]

How To Start Investing With Very Little Money

You Can Begin Investing Today With as Little as Five Dollars If you have survived the economic downturn, you may be happy just to be paying your bills on time. Investing for your future might not even be on your radar and many folks assume that if they do not have large amounts they should […]

How to be a Conservative Investor

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When most people think about being a conservative investor, thoughts of keeping money locked away in an FDIC insured savings account, parked in CDs, or in government bonds. After all, what could be more conservative than that? The problem is that there is a difference between conservative investing and no-risk investing, but many people mistake […]

Zecco Wall Street Facebook App Review

What do you get when you mix investing with the largest social media network in the world? Zecco’s new Wall Street app for Facebook. Zecco has been known for years as one of the leaders in inexpensive trading and now they are taking it one step further by fully integrating their platform with the ever-growing […]

This is Why You Can't Make Money in the Stock Market

In just the past decade or so many investors have been burned. Twice. Those who did a lot of investing in the late 1990s and early 2000s clearly remember the pain as their tech-heavy portfolios tanked in record time. It then took a few years to stabilize, and then a few more years to recover. […]