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Stock Market Crash of May 6 2010 Highlights a Broken Market
Thu, 05/6/10 | 19 Comments
Stock Market Crash of May 6 2010 Highlights a Broken Market

There are days that question any remaining faith that you have in stock market investing. May 6, 2010 (today for those keeping score) is one of those days. Two odd happenings occurred on ‘the Street’ …

How to Use a Trailing Stop-Loss Order to Preserve your Market Gains
Sun, 03/21/10 | 7 Comments
How to Use a Trailing Stop-Loss Order to Preserve your Market Gains

What is a Trailing Stop Loss Order?
A trailing stop-loss order sounds like complex investing strategies, however, it is fairly simple to understand when you take a minute to learn what each part of it means. …

5 Reasons why Dollar Cost Averaging is Back with a Vengeance
Mon, 12/1/08 | 11 Comments
5 Reasons why Dollar Cost Averaging is Back with a Vengeance

Dollar cost averaging (investing like a robot) has received a bad rap in recent years, and for good reason. For those not investing in low or zero transaction cost accounts such as 401K’s, fees can …

What is Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac? Why Should I Care?
Sun, 09/14/08 | 3 Comments
What is Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac? Why Should I Care?

What is Fannie and Freddie?
The US Treasury finally bailed out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The markets are responding positively to the decision, as expected. So why this is such a big deal? Let’s start …

Bull, Bear, & Hog Market Terminology
Sun, 03/23/08 | 2 Comments
Bull, Bear, & Hog Market Terminology

What are Bulls and Bears?
Bullish and Bearish: Market Terminology at it’s Finest?
When I first heard the terminology ‘bull’, ‘bullish’, ‘bull market’, ‘bear’, ‘bearish’, and ‘bear market’, I wasn’t quite sure if it was in reference …


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