What is GST?

The Prime Minister is currently in Japan where he was asked when GST (Goods and Service Tax) will be implemented and he responded by saying that GST will not be implemented by the current government. GST is one single tax that will replace all existing indirect taxes, and it is supposed to simplify the tax […]

IRA

October 5, 2006

IRA stands for Individual Retirement Account and it allows individuals to make contributions towards an account in a tax deferred manner. What this means is that individuals will not be taxed on the amount that they deposit in an IRA or the income generated from it till the time that they withdraw the money from […]

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Why the market falls faster than it rises?

September 26, 2006

  Almost everyone who has been in the market must have noticed that shares fall faster than they rise.  This article looks at a couple of reasons because of which this happens.  One reason why this happens is because of traders buying shares on margin money. This happens as follows. Suppose you have shares worth […]

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IPO Myths

September 26, 2006

There exist several myths about IPOs, which lure the investors into applying for each and every IPO that come in their way. The general perception is that IPOs are a fail-safe way to make money and that if one invests money in an IPO returns are guaranteed. This is the greatest myth about IPOs. Many […]

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Online Trading in Stocks

September 26, 2006

Online Trading is a recent phenomenon and many investors have started to open trading accounts with companies, which provide online trading facilities.  If you have a computer with a decent Internet access online trading can ease a lot of your troubles, which you face with the traditional offline brokers. It is particularly useful for those […]

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Penny Stocks

September 26, 2006

Penny Stocks have long been the attraction of a lot of investors because of the tremendous returns that these stocks can generate in a short period of time. The reason that some of these stocks are able to generate such high returns which goes as high as five or even ten times the amount invested […]

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Stock Market Tips

September 26, 2006

The stock markets are at all time highs and just like the last time around when the market was at its previous high every one thinks that nothing can go wrong and there is just one way where the market can go which is UP.  Nothing could be farther from the truth and this will […]

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MUTUAL FUND TYPES

September 26, 2006

Any investor when making financial investments can follow only three important and distinctive objectives: – keeping the value of the invested money (investing in a monetary system that is stable to protect the income in under-evolved economies)  – gaining a profit from the invested money (most typical example are the bank deposits that regulate pay out […]

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Common Mistakes made by Investors

September 26, 2006

    The individual investor often makes certain typical mistakes that will eventually cause him to give up or to lose everything.  Believing every investment you make is 100% safe Any investment implies a certain risk factor that is determined by a multitude of factors. Disregarding these factors leads to wrongly evaluating the wining possibilities.  […]

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Peter Lynch – Golden rules for success in the stock market

September 26, 2006

    For those who never had the opportunity to read one of Peter Lynch’s books, the well-know American fund manager, let’s take a peak at his golden rules for success, meant to be of use to the nonprofessional investors, according to Peter Lynch.     Lynch has led the investment fund “Magellan”, of the […]

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Picking a Stock

September 26, 2006

Before investing in a company we have to inform ourselves about the business area it belongs to, taking into consideration the factors that stick to that area and to the macro-economical environment. Let’s briefly review some selecting methods and norms.  1. Business Area – when referring to this we must reflect upon four aspects that […]

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