Business & Finance: Trading Offshore Made Easy - Part 2

Trading Offshore Made Easy - Part 2

Amongst the many other categories that compose the ranks of offshore investors world-wide, we should not forget the much abused U.S. and American traders, clients & expatriates. These U.S. offshore investors and American expatriates have been very negatively affected in terms of choice by the anti-c

Business & Finance: Are Stock Pick Newsletters Necessary For Successful Stock Trading?

Are Stock Pick Newsletters Necessary For Successful Stock Trading?

There are a lot of people who pick on penny stocks. Selecting a certain stock based on certain criteria with expectations that it will give good future returns is known as stock picking. Stock picking could be quite risky but with proper guidance it is possible to cash in on good quality.

Business & Finance: How to Buy Copper Stock

How to Buy Copper Stock

You buy copper stock by going through a stock market brokerage, where you will first need to set up an investment account. Several different companies offer stocks or ETFs (exchange traded funds) related to copper. You can then use the broker's online research to find the equity that fits your crit

Business & Finance: Technical Analysis Programs for Discretionary Traders

Technical Analysis Programs for Discretionary Traders

Technical analysis helps traders to predict price movement.stock market analysis screenshot image by .shock from Fotolia.comDiscretionary traders rely on their own instincts and real-time market observations to inform their trading decisions. This contrasts with systematic traders who...

Business & Finance: Technical Risk Analysis

Technical Risk Analysis

What could go wrong? What is the worst that could happen? Technical risk analysis seeks to answer these questions. Risk analysis also determines the odds of these problems occurring and the impact if that type of failure occurs.

Business & Finance: Using Routines to Produce Consistent Trades

Using Routines to Produce Consistent Trades

The stock market attracts a lot of people because they think they may be the lucky ones to pick the right stock or stocks and hit it rich quick. In some cases, that has happened and probably will happen again. If you purchase an individual stock and hold it long enough, chances are you will make mon

Business & Finance: The Use of Stock Trading

The Use of Stock Trading

Stock trading is the buying and selling of stocks by investors. The price of stocks will fluctuate, moving up and down in response to supply and demand. While many stocks are traded on a stock exchange, others are traded over the counter. When a person trades stocks, he may be attempting to make mon

Business & Finance: Overview of Mutual Funds

Overview of Mutual Funds

Mutual funds are one of the most popular investment vehicle classes for both individual investors and institutions. According to the Investment Company Institute, at the end of February 2010, there were almost 11,000 different mutual funds holding more than $11 trillion in investor assets.

Business & Finance: The Dow Jones Industrials --- A Blue Chip Average No More

The Dow Jones Industrials --- A Blue Chip Average No More

To most investors, the DJIA provides all of the information they think they need, and they worship it mindlessly, thinking that this time tattered average has mystical predictive and analytic powers far beyond the scope of any other market number. It's Wall Street's rendition of 'The

Business & Finance: How to Determine Cost Basis for Long Held Stock

How to Determine Cost Basis for Long Held Stock

Every year Americans have to pay taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the income made over the year. Income from an employer is taxed at a higher rate than income made from investments. Even still, it is up to you to determine what your capital gains are in order to determine the tax you

Business & Finance: TECHNICAL ANALYSTS OF STOCKS ARE LIKE SPORTSMEN

TECHNICAL ANALYSTS OF STOCKS ARE LIKE SPORTSMEN

Trading and game are like the twin brothers of each other. All the basic traits of game are found in the trading too. Just like the people invest their time to follow the game, analysts ...

Business & Finance: How to Open Virtual Trading Account

How to Open Virtual Trading Account

Virtual trading account is a trading account that you create to trade stocks, ETF, etc. without using your own money.

Business & Finance: When Is a Cash Dividend Legally Binding?

When Is a Cash Dividend Legally Binding?

When you buy stock in a company, you become a partial owner, which allows you to participate in the success of the firm. Some companies reinvest their earnings, which has the potential to lead to higher share prices in the future. Other companies choose to distribute a portion of earnings directly t

Business & Finance: How to Calculate The Cost of a Newly Issued Preferred Stock

How to Calculate The Cost of a Newly Issued Preferred Stock

Calculating how much it will cost a company to issue stock helps that business to determine whether preferred stocks fit into their financial plan. When considering the cost to a company to issue new preferred stock, you should research the company to gather the information needed. Preferred stock d