Posts Tagged“stocks”

New to Investing? Here’s How to Make Strategic Decisions

Investing can often prove to be the best path to greater personal wealth. In fact a good percentage of those who retire early or with enough to live comfortably the rest of their lives are able to do so because of investments they have made in their lifetimes. The practice however takes some basic knowledge and an approach that is based on proven principles. If you are new to investing and are lured by the prospect of creating long term wealth for you and your family, you need to understand some of the approaches that successful investors take to give…

Will the Latest Tesla Layoffs Impact Its Stock Price?

Since the end of 2016, Tesla stock has climbed from a price of around $180 to more than $386, which it hit twice this year in June and September. However, many investors are starting to think that the car producer’s market valuation is unrealistically high, especially considering that the company has yet to generate any profits. Recently, the Palo Alto, California-based company decided to fire hundreds of employees, including engineers, production line workers and managers, after conducting its annual performance reviews. In a statement, the company announced that it would keep hiring people around the world, but “as with any…

A History of Binary Options

  Binary options were first unveiled to the public in 2008. It was at that time that binary options (also referred to as “digital options” by some), made their appearance on the Chicago Board of Exchange as an asset which could be traded. During the same year, the financial markets struggled mightily, as the US mortgage crisis directly and negatively impacted the global markets. These events would play a critical role in the formation of binaries, as traders were seeking different forms of investing that offered lower levels of risk. As a result, binary options were propelled to popularity. What…

What Should You Know About Pre-Market Trading?

Traders tend to take different approaches and strategies. A day trader is someone who’s obviously different in many ways from the typical long-term investor because they’re actively involved in the markets every day, while most long-term investors are advised to avoid looking at their portfolios too often. One of the main strategies employed by a lot of successful day traders is pre-market trading, but it can be a risky and complex strategy, so many people wonder what its advantages are and also what the possible disadvantages are. The following is a rundown of some of the main pros and cons…

Top Sectors to Consider in 2017

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…