exchange traded funds

ETF stands for exchange-traded fund. To keep things simple, you can think of it like mutual fund that can be traded like stock. It is made up of a basket of securities and experiences changes in price throughout the day as it is bought and sold. In general, an ETF will trade at the same […]

investment portfolio

The financial crisis has taught every financial analyst and fund manager a lesson. The lesson might not be concrete, and it might not be the same lesson for all, but it is a lesson nonetheless: greed should not be a motivation. The financial crisis was so bad, and it was totally unforeseen, that even hedge […]

recession

There is no need to lose hope about your financial future. Although the recession has made employment opportunity and property management more difficult endeavors, there are other investments that can be made to secure long-term financial goals. You can still make recession proof investments that will increase the value of your portfolio. Read on to […]

gold investing

It was almost fifty years ago when the gold standard or gold-backed money was discarded. Since then, there have been efforts in some quarters of financial circles for the return to the gold-backed dollars. Gold-backed currency simply means that the paper money in circulation has an equivalent amount of gold held in reserve by the […]

black bull

A bull market can be a great thing for an investor. It can denote high returns on investment. That is, if the investor knows what to do in this situation. But first, you should know what a bull market means. In the most basic definition, a bull or bullish market is where there is a […]