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.
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Even the most seasoned investors have biases affecting their financial choices.
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Without your knowing, your investment portfolio could be off-kilter.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
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We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.