Why The Market Hasn’t Crashed Yet

Equity Crowdfunders Or Investment Bankers?

Has crowdfunding become institutionalised? More and more businesses are being turned down to raise finance and the industry could be becoming more like the banks. This is the opposite of the markets intentions and could cause a drop in projected growth.

Ways to Keep Your Portfolio Global Warming-Proof

In the recent 21st session of the Conference of Parties (COP21) in Paris last November 30 to December 11, 2015, the Paris Agreement was finally adopted. After a series of negotiations and anticipation, the first global climate change treaty aiming to cut carbon emissions around the world was agreed upon by 195 country leaders. The deal was the biggest move to fight and avoid the effect of dangerous warming to the human race.

Corporations Made to Disclose Potential Losses From Global Warming By SEC?

Despite all the global media propaganda, it should be recognized that Global Warming (mankind’s CO2 emissions causing catastrophic future warming of Earth’s atmosphere) is an unproven theory. Still, we find governments around the world including our own calling CO2 a villainous gas compound and looking to regulate it, even demand that corporations recognize this theory as an “inconvenient truth” (as Al Gore likes to put it). In fact, the SEC or Securities Exchange Commission demands that corporations put into their investor disclosure material the potential risks of climate change.

Binary Options – What You Should Know – A Cautionary Tale

Like most people I had been looking for something to supplement my income something I thought I would have some control over and could do from home. In simple terms Binary Options are basically a means of determining whether a currency, stock or indices will go up or down within a certain period of time, and trading on your decision on whether it will go up or down.

Types of Investment Risks

Understanding risk is a very critical component to managing your investments. Risk is categorized and defined in various ways by using different terminologies. I am writing this to make it as understandable as possible to as many readers as I can.

Letting Go of Emotional Investing Patterns

When the Fed raised short-term interest rates in December, did you feel obligated to buy, sell or change your investing strategy solely on that knowledge? The urge to make an investment decision is often influenced by media reports and the sentimental value you apply to those investments. This frame of thinking may lead you to make investment decisions based on your emotions, and in the long-term, emotional investing may prevent your portfolio from reaching its true potential.

The 12 Most Important Tips for Safer Trust Deed Investments,

Just yesterday the Feds raised their rate. Experts predict that many individual lenders such as trust deed investors who lend loans based on property – called home equity line of credit (i.e…

Explaining Options Markets – Part 2

The pricing of options for equities uses the Black-Scholes method. The mathematical formula was developed in the late 1960s. Unless you were a math major, the formula is complex and wont be repeated here. The formula uses the stock price, the exercise price, the interest rate, the standard deviation of the change in the stock price, and the time to maturity to determine the option price.

Why Petroleum Investment Companies Recommend Investing In Oil ETFs

Investing in petroleum or oil and gas companies or stocks is not a 100% safe venture. This market can sometimes be rocky and as such, your investments can be affected easily as well. If you are really interested to begin or include an oil and gas investment portfolio, there is a better and safer way of doing so. This is through oil ETFs.

How to Choose the Best Fixed Deposit Scheme?

A fixed deposit scheme can help you to save a lot of money and can also assist you in expanding your investment portfolio. Hence, it is important that you wisely choose the fixed deposit account and make sure that your money is invested with the right bank or financial institution. By doing so, you can ensure that you get maximum value for your bucks. There are numerous fixed deposit schemes available these days and so choosing the right one can become a daunting task. Here are a few tips that will help you in choosing the right fixed deposit scheme.

It’s All Connected

Everyone it appears is aware how central banks manipulate their currencies in order to try & stimulate their economies. While central banks can influence the currency markets, often more with talk than action, global currency markets are massive, & the market will always have the final say.

Rising Tensions, What Does It Mean for Investors?

Unfortunately, our forecast over the past couple of years for increased geopolitical tensions is coming true. We have stated a number of times that when ruling governments are in dire financial shape, the politicians realize that they have no solution to solve the financial problems, so they often look for diversions to take the focus away from them.

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