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E Hi Yo Silver! Sort Of ...
Article By: Kelsey Williams
Friday, April 28, 2017 7:34 PM EDT
Silver is an industrial commodity. Its primary demand is driven by - and its price is determined by - industrial consumption. Any role as a monetary hedge is secondary.
In this article: SLV
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Can You Pick The Best Factors?
Article By: Cullen Roche
Friday, April 28, 2017 11:04 AM EDT
The 4 big factors are value, size, momentum and quality. But since there haven’t been many live factor funds around it’s very hard to judge the performance so far.
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Stock Exchange: How To Use Backtests Effectively
Article By: Jeff Miller
Thursday, April 27, 2017 5:38 PM EDT
Experienced investors know that there’s often a drastic change between a model’s backtest and its first live run.
In this article: VIX
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Dead Cat Bounce Definition: Day Trading Terminology
Article By: Swing Trade Warrior
Thursday, April 27, 2017 3:34 PM EDT
Dead bounce cat is a pricing pattern used by technical analysts and usually identified in hindsight.
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Demand And The Frac Sand Example
Article By: Timothy Taylor
Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:35 AM EDT
Most people who teach economics are on a continual lookout for current examples of supply and demand. Here is one example.
In this article: OIL, USO
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Liquidity: The Most Important Fundamental
Article By: Macro-Ops
Thursday, April 27, 2017 7:35 AM EDT
Earnings don’t move the overall market; it’s the Fed… focus on the central banks and focus on the movement of liquidity… most people in the market are looking for earnings and conventional measures. It’s liquidity that moves markets.
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Why Is The Fed So Fixated On The Inflation Rate?
Article By: Foundation For Economic Education
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5:56 PM EDT
The Federal Reserve has an inflation target of 2% per year. That target appears to be a minimum: They are concerned when inflation falls below their target but appear to be content with inflation above 2%.
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Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Definition: Day Trading Terminology
Article By: Swing Trade Warrior
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5:30 PM EDT
An exchange traded fund, or ETF, is a marketable security tracking bonds, commodities or other baskets of assets, such as an index fund. Unlike a mutual fund, ETFs trade just like the shares of an equity stock on stock exchanges.
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Factor Investing – Tilting At Windmills
Article By: Cullen Roche
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 3:10 PM EDT
Factor investing involves allocating your portfolio to certain “factors” that have been shown to generate excess returns. The most popular factors are value, size, and momentum, but there are hundreds to choose from.
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How To Build Modern Portfolios: Putting It All Together
Article By: David Moenning
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 11:50 AM EDT
The idea here is to design portfolios that attempt to “be around” the benchmark return during most calendar years and then strive to “lose less” during those nasty bear market periods.
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Elliott Wave Theory: Is Elliott’s Theory Enough?
Article By: Elliottwave-Forecast
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 9:31 AM EDT
Discussion about the adjustments to Elliott's Theory and how we need to think outside the box and need a complete system to forecast.
In this article: SPX, SPY
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Generation Two Liquid Alternatives
Article By: AllAboutAlpha
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 8:20 AM EDT
The Generation Two solution is hedge fund replication.The idea is to identify the core market drivers of the performance of the hedge fund strategies at issue, and then replicate those drivers within the mutual fund constraints.
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The World’s Largest 50 Companies By Revenue
Article By: Jeff Desjardins
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 4:16 PM EDT
While familiar global oil firms and massive banks make up a good portion of the companies on the list, there are also many companies in China and Europe that are less likely to ring a bell.
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EC Play The Game To Win
Article By: Michael Lebowitz
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:41 AM EDT
Weigh the benefits and consequences and do your best to ignore peer pressure, and play the game to win.
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Rule Number 1 In Investing
Article By: Charlie Bilello
Monday, April 24, 2017 4:31 PM EDT
Investors are said to own stocks in an effort to earn a higher return. Simple, but what exactly does that mean? Higher than what? How much higher? Why are they giving you this higher return?
In this article: SPX
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Breaking Down The Two-Stage Dividend Discount Model For Beginners
Article By: Dave Ahern
Monday, April 24, 2017 4:31 PM EDT
Dividends are the best friend an investor has. They are the gift that keeps on giving and finding a company that pays them consistently over an extended period of time is a great way to build your wealth.
In this article: PG, ABBV Also: IBM, KO, WFC, KHC
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