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Answered by Kim Miller, CFP®PRO+ in Redmond, WA
Hi - ETFs and mutual funds are similar in their objective: gaining investment exposure to a specific segment of the stock or bond markets or to the markets as a whole....
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Answered by Kim Miller, CFP®PRO+ in Redmond, WA
Check out Investopedia.com. There are many many websites with free info on investing techniques. Good luck!
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Answered by Tracy Scott Burke, CFP®, ChFC® in Harrisburg, PA
Victor, Thanks for your question. Some type of a tax-deferred retirement account would likely be best in your situation in lieu of bank savings. If you have acces...
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Asked by Erin
Answered by Prateek Mehrotra, Financial Adviser in Appleton, WI
Erin, Here is a simple way to do this. After you sell your stocks you will know the selling price. Your Capital Gains is equal to the difference between the Selling...
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Asked by Martha
Answered by Alex Bentley, Financial AdviserPRO+ in Pacific Palisades, CA
Derivatives are securities based on another security or index. For example, an option to buy a stock is based on a particular stock, but the stock itself represents o...
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Asked by Lynn
Answered by Martin Leclerc, Financial Adviser in Bryn Mawr, PA
First, dividend payments by corporations are not a deductable expense. Therefore, dividends are paid from after-tax income by companies with profits. Second, any ...
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Asked by John
Answered by Alex Bentley, Financial AdviserPRO+ in Pacific Palisades, CA
Volatility is more about the balance of buy to sell orders than the daily volume.
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Answered by Alex Bentley, Financial AdviserPRO+ in Pacific Palisades, CA
Stocks that trade for less than a dollar per share. People often confuse the price of a stock with the value of a share. A stock that trades for 50 cents could be ex...
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Answered by Tracy Scott Burke, CFP®, ChFC® in Harrisburg, PA
Say for instance you own 100 shares of a stock valued at $10 each for a total investment of $1,000. If a 2:1 stock split, now you own 200 shares (2 for every 1) but n...
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Answered by Alex Bentley, Financial AdviserPRO+ in Pacific Palisades, CA
Your risk should be reflective of your age, your investment horizon and your risk tolerance. There is not one easy formula to determine what your risk should be. Cer...
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