The Liberated Stock Trader Top 20 Stock Market Books of All Time list is now updated for 2014. This are a list of books that you simply must add to your reading collection based on the quality of content, the applicability to your investing success and the depth of insight into the subject matter.
This updated list incorporates an additional three books that have made it into the top 20. Read More→
If you are to pursue a buy and hold strategy as previously mentioned it may be beneficial to ensure that your portfolio is adequately diversified. To diversify you would likely want to use a mixture of the following investment vehicles. Read More→
The oldest strategy known to man, the buy and hold strategy We have already seen that the U.S. markets have made an average return of between 5% and 6.5% per year since inception. So the theory of buy and hold is that is you own a stock long enough eventually you will come out with a profit.
Advantages of the Buy & Hold System
If you select the right stocks this strategy can pay off over time. Read More→
Big News, Yesterday!
In 2011 Standard & Poors the ratings agency cut the long term outlook on the U.S. from stable to negative. What does this mean? It means that S&P are signaling that they believe the U.S. economy is in a sick state and the stability of the situation has gone from stable to shaky. Read More→
Most of the investment banks and brokerage houses employ Stock Market Analysts. Their job is to research the firms in the industry they are allocated to, in an attempt to assess if the companies are worth investing in. You can purchase the “Analyst Reports” from S&P, Moodys, The Street, Credit Suisse or the plethora of other information providers out there. The analysts usually attend the shareholder meetings for the companies they cover and probe the management team for further information. Read More→
The U.S. politicians were finally forced to walk the same path in a hollywood style finale to the government shutdown. And, no sooner is the accord signed the U.S. markets rally to new all time highs. That is particularly impressive since none of the fundamental underlying problems of the U.S. economy have been tackled.
But what are those fundamental problems? One could suggest that the politicians are the single thing standing in the way of America’s recovery. Or is it the structure in which the politicians operate and the power of the conglomerate lobby that funds them. Read More→
Then download the latest Liberated Stock Trader Podcast.
- What are ETF’s?
- What are the benefits of EFT’s?
- How can you use ETF’s to make money and/or hedge your investments?
Also if you think ETF’s are for you, our freinds over at Marketfy (a Benzinga Company) have a product called the ETF Professor – that claims a 14% annual return, which is quite impressive.
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The summer vacation is upon us, the time when we take a break from the world of our day jobs, spend time with the family, read a book or learn something new.
New Podcast Released – Read the transcript below.
The mutual fund is one of the most common investment vehicles in the United States. Almost half of all U.S. households have money invested in Mutual Funds, perhaps as part of a 401k or retirement planning.
The idea behind the creation of mutual funds over 20 years ago was to form a company which will invest the money of the investors on their behalf. If you invest in the mutual fund, you would actually be investing in the company; they would then take your money and invest it in an array of assets, stock, bonds or treasuries. Read More→
Using the Fibonacci Time Indicator we can extrapolate forwards and start to understand when stock market highs and lows may occur.
Stocks continue to trend upwards nicely erasing any loses from the May and June 2013 pullback. We are in a short term up-trend, medium term up-trend and a long-term up-trend. Read More→