Investing should be easy – just buy low and sell high – but most of us have trouble following that simple advice. There are principles and strategies that may enable you to put together an investment portfolio that reflects your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals. Understanding these principles and strategies can help you avoid some of the pitfalls that snare some investors.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.