Posted at 3:45 pm , on November 13, 2018
It seems as if there is a special niche for everything in finance – and banking is no exception. If a company, corporation, or the government has special banking needs, why not have an entire sect of banking dedicated to them? Well, that seems to be the rationale behind investment banking. But what exactly is investment banking? And how is it different from regular banking?
Posted at 4:14 pm , on October 24, 2018
A lot of investment advice centers on producing as much return as possible for as little risk as possible. But what about the other side of the coin? What about embracing the possibilities of risk and actively seeking to build a high-risk investment portfolio? Such a portfolio could hold considerable promise for market-beating returns, but investors need to mindful when approaching this type of investment.
Posted at 3:41 pm , on October 15, 2018
Why choose a structured product over standard investments?
This is better explained by using an example, for this instance, let’s use Alphabet.
Posted at 1:51 pm , on October 12, 2018
Aside from factors such as interest rates and inflation, the currency exchange rate is one of the most important determinants of a country’s relative level of economic health.
Posted at 1:29 pm , on October 1, 2018
Once upon a time, the retail investment world was a quiet, rather pleasant place where a small, distinguished cadre of trustees and asset managers devised prudent portfolios for their well-heeled clients within a narrowly defined range of high-quality debt and equity instruments. Financial innovation and the rise of the investor class changed all that.
Posted at 1:53 pm , on September 12, 2018
According to a survey conducted by Bankrate, 30% of Millennials say that cash is their preferred long- term investment. Why is this? Some may say that it is intimidating and overwhelming to decide what to invest in. Not wanting to make a potentially costly mistake, it may seem easier to stand on the sidelines.
Posted at 12:14 pm , on September 6, 2018
When it comes to your finances, inflation can be a silent wealth killer.
Posted at 4:49 pm , on August 28, 2018
When considering an investment, you have probably heard the expression “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” Yes, we’ve heard it over and over. If you want to make money and avoid big losses, you have to diversify.
Posted at 1:02 pm , on August 27, 2018
So you’ve decided to invest in the stock market. Congratulations! Historically, investing in stocks has handily outperformed investing in bonds, gold or cash over the long-term. In the short-term, one or several other assets may outperform stocks, but overall, stocks have historically been the winning path.
Posted at 11:55 am , on August 21, 2018
There are two broad approaches to investing: active and passive. Both aim to make money but how do they differ?