Anyone battling depression knows just how heavy of a burden it can be and how difficult it can make even the basic parts of everyday life. However, if there were ever a silver lining to a debilitating condition, mild to moderate depression may actually make you a better investor.
Wall Street equity research analysts are often cited as the primary voice of insight when it comes to predicting the stock market. These analysts routinely pen in-depth reports on individual stocks that include buy/sell/hold ratings, price targets, earnings forecasts and other potentially useful information for investors and clients.
There’s no more important and potentially dangerous financial undertaking than investing for retirement. But Americans who are unwilling or unable to manage their own retirement investments are placing a tremendous amount of trust in another person to handle their hard-earned money and help ensure their future happiness.
The cyclical nature of the stock market means that even popular stocks trade at a discount from time to time. Long-term value investors recognize that market downturns are typically only temporary, and they swoop in to buy stocks at a discount. However, sometimes a stock’s downturn is more than just a cyclical lull and can…
Most long-term investors attempt to make money in the stock market by identifying individual stocks or exchange-traded funds that they believe will rise in value over time. As the old adage goes, the recipe for successful investing is buying low and selling high. However, certain investors actually profit off bets that share prices will go…
Though Wall Street isn’t known as a sympathetic place, many traders are quite fond of the sympathy trade. These are trades in which a trader reacts to news occurring in one security by trading another security that is making a move as a result.
One of the hardest things to do when trading is managing risk. Often, there are so many risk factors at play in a given asset, it can be hard to protect yourself and still profit.
The most high-profile IPO of 2017, Snapchat parent company Snap Inc (NYSE: SNAP), has been a major disappointment for investors up to this point. Roughly four months into its life as a public company, Snap’s stock is already trading more than 7 percent below its IPO price.
Perhaps no other stock in the market has generated as much buzz as Tesla Inc TSLA 0.18% in 2017 ahead of the roll-out of its highly anticipated Model 3. However, it seems not even Wall Street knows quite what to make of Tesla’s stock.
Health care reform and tax reform were two cornerstones of the platform that landed President Donald Trump in the White House and Republicans in control of both houses of Congress last November.