Investing 101 Part 13: Stock Market Volatility

Volatility Is Scary—but It’s Normal   By the end of the day on Monday, the Dow experienced its largest one-day drop ever. The day’s losses were up to around 4.6 percent of the index’s value, which is not insignificant, but also not unheard of: A drop of...

Investing 101 Part 12: Investing & Market Timing

The timing of entering the stock market and being right is almost always an impossible task. Buying low and selling high is everyone’s goal. This is an impossible goal because many of the variables that influence the direction of markets have nothing to do with the...

Investing 101 Part 9: The Law of Supply and Demand

Investing 101 Series – Part 9: The Law of Supply and Demand The principle of supply and demand is one of the most important concepts in economics. It helps us understand how and why transactions on markets take place and how prices are determined. To learn more about...

Investing 101 Part 8: Choose a Financial Planner

Investing 101 Series – Part 8: How to Choose a Financial Planner Financial planners advise clients on how best to save, invest, and grow their money. They can help you tackle a specific financial goal—such as readying yourself to buy a house—or give you a macro...

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