Investing should be easy – just buy low and sell high – but most of us have trouble following that simple advice. There are principles and strategies that may enable you to put together an investment portfolio that reflects your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals. Understanding these principles and strategies can help you avoid some of the pitfalls that snare some investors.
Learn about the difference between bulls and bears—markets, that is!
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This helpful infographic will define bull and bear markets, as well as give a historical overview.
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Net Unrealized Appreciation and how it affects tax responsibilities.
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Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
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Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.