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Top Sectors to Consider in 2017

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With a new year comes new investment strategies and plans. 2016 was full of ups and downs in the markets, and with the end of an election year and an incoming administration financial professionals and individual investors are looking for signs of what’s next. One of the broadest ways to approach your investment strategy is first to consider individual sectors. There are a number of macro and micro events that impact each sector, and in particular, these events tend to stem from the government and regulatory environments, and the overall financial situation. Some sectors tend to do well under certain…

Women Investors: Making Your Feminine Mystique Take the Stock Market by Storm

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Whether you agree with the well-worn phrase of women being from Venus and men from Mars, there are certain characteristics and personality traits that define your femininity, and these can mean you could make a big success of trading stocks. No reason to be fearful It is a scenario that has dumbfounded the asset management industry for many years, but the facts are that women are generally less likely to invest in the stock market than men. There really is no plausible reason for this reticence these days as many women are just as independent, financially secure, and just as…

Keys To Investing Overseas

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Investors are often advised to look to international markets for good investment opportunities, because of the potential for increased returns on their portfolio and to diversify their risk. However, although the benefits of investing internationally are widely accepted, many investors are still reluctant. There are many important factors to consider. Currency Volatility One key area of concern for investors is in the area of currency volatility. When investing directly in a foreign market, you have to exchange your domestic currency into a foreign currency, at that days exchange rate, to buy the foreign stock. You will convert it back to…

Ways in Which You Can be Investing Your Money

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So you’ve worked hard, you’ve saved your money well and now you are sitting on a lump sum of cash and you don’t know what to do with it, well we’re help to help you decide on what you should be doing with that extra cash that you have. You could of course, leave it there, save it for a rainy day, a far better option however is to put it to work, use the money you have to make even more through investments. If you are looking to invest some cash, then here are some great places that you…

How to beat the market in 2016

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Like any other money making opportunity, everybody has a desire to make the maximum amount of money possible when they go to invest in the stock market. For all these proclamations though, it is very hard to beat the S&P average. Many professionals occasionally fail to do so, despite the knowledge they have of the stocks that they are picking. Over time though, it can be done, and in the paragraphs below, we will teach you how to become a winner in this financial arena. However, putting the majority of your assets in the care of a seasoned financial advisor such…