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Strategies For Investing in Solar Energy

January 16th, 2015

My dad and I were discussing alternative energy investing and were wondering if you knew anything about solar investment that you might be able to share. Solar investment represents one of the fastest growing areas of energy investing and has the advantage of being relatively new compared to other industries. Solar technology makes up the
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Pitfalls and Strategies for a New Investor

January 16th, 2015

I have only recently come into enough money to begin investing, how can I avoid the pitfalls that a new investor might fall into and what kind of strategies do you recommend for a new investor? Knowing what strategies to use and avoiding pitfalls for a new investor does not need to be difficult. The
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What Companies Should I Invest In?

January 16th, 2015

I’ve only bought stock once on a company that went bankrupt and my stock wound up worth pennies on the dollar. What I’d like to know is, what companies to invest in? I don’t want to make the same mistake twice. To answer the question of “what companies to invest in?” the first thing to
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What is Investment Interest?

January 16th, 2015

I recently bought a bond for the first time ever, what I’d like to know is how does investment interest work and how can I start collecting? Basically, you most likely bought your bonds in some type of brokerage or other financial account, if the bond is a bearer bond, which means that the bond
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Tips for Investing in Bonds

January 16th, 2015

My grandfather died and left me as executor of his estate which includes sizeable cash assets. I want to keep the money safe for the rest of the family through bonds investment. Can you give me some ideas on how to make bonds investment? Bonds investment makes up one of the most conservative investment strategies
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Investment Strategies for Beginners

January 16th, 2015

I just inherited some money and want to make an investment in shares of stock. Do you have any advice for someone who has never invested in the stock market? Basically, the first thing to do would be to open a brokerage account with a reputable stock broker. Depending on how you want to go
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What are the Best Strategies for Energy Investments?

January 16th, 2015

I think that given current global conditions, prices on oil, natural gas and solar power might be a good place to invest. What do you think about energy investments and what are the best strategies? A number of different strategies exist for people to make energy investments. The most traditional strategy has been in oil
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What are the Benefits of Investing in Stocks?

January 16th, 2015

Many of my friends have invested in the stock market over the years, some have done well while others have been less fortunate, is it a good idea to put my extra cash in stock, why invest in stock? Investing in the stock market has traditionally been how the affluent hedge inflation risks. The stock
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What is the Best Investment?

January 16th, 2015

Over the years I’ve made many investments, some good, some not so good. In your opinion, what is the best investment? The answer to “what is the best investment?” lies with each individual investor. The best investment for a person who revels in taking risk might be buying near term expiring options, with a slim
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Where to Invest?

January 16th, 2015

My wife and I have been saving our extra money for a long time and would like to make some investments with it. I’d like to know where to invest? The answer to your question really depends on how much money you plan to invest, the return you expect on your money and the amount
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How Can I Invest in Gold?

January 16th, 2015

I have accumulated some funds that I would like to invest and I think that gold is likely to appreciate over the coming years. What I would like to know is, how can I invest in gold directly, and how can I invest in gold using other investment instruments? Basically, various methods exist to invest
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Limit Order vs. Stop Order

January 5th, 2015

When trading stocks it is not always possible (or desirable) to monitor the prices of stocks you hold or are considering holding all the time. In these cases most brokerages will allow you to place conditional instructions with them to make certain trades when a price is reached, these are referred to as Limit Orders
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BSE vs. NSE

January 5th, 2015

The two largest and most prominent stock exchanges in India are the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE). While the BSE has the distinction of being the oldest stock exchange in Asia, established in 1875, the NSE has quickly grown to prominence since its creation in 1992. While these two markets
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Call Option vs. Put Option

January 5th, 2015

Options in general are investment tools that give the holder the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell shares. There are often time limits on these options and after the expiry date the right to buy or sell shares will expire. Call Options Call options represent the right to buy a set number
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Fannie Mae vs. Freddie Mac

January 5th, 2015

When the recession struck huge bailouts were given to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and in an instant these unknown entities became household names. Even after this instant change many don’t know the exact difference between the two and what they each actually do. Fannie Mae Fannie Mae is a U.S. government sponsored enterprise that
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Bond vs. Stock

January 5th, 2015

Bonds and stocks are two of the most common types of assets purchased by investors and most portfolios include one or both. The two investment vehicles are very different, however, and this article will explain the differences. Bonds Investing in bonds is essentially buying a portion of the debt held by a corporation, or sometimes
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Futures vs. Options

January 5th, 2015

Both futures and options are relatively advanced investment tools that average investors don’t commonly use without some form of training. They can both, however, be very useful supplements for an advanced investor and this article will provide a preliminary background on how to use futures vs. options. Futures A futures contract is one where the
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Compound Interest vs. Simple Interest

January 5th, 2015

Everyone is familiar with the concept of interest, whether they are earning it on their investments or paying it on their debts. Compound interest and simple interest are two different types of interest and understanding the difference between the two can be very important. Simple Interest Simple interest refers to applying the interest rate on
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Foreclosure vs. Short Sale

December 31st, 2014

In some circumstances homeowners can find themselves in a difficult position when it comes to their mortgage, whether they are struggling to make payments or the value of the mortgage exceeds that of the actual home. Two processes that commonly take place in these cases are a foreclosure or a short sale. This article will
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NASDAQ vs. NYSE

December 31st, 2014

The NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) are both New York based stock exchanges and are two of the largest exchanges in the world. There are key differences between the two markets that can impact both the exchange a company would choose to list on and where an investor may prefer to put
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