Things that get the attention of investors include merger talks, especially when confirmed by the CEO, and earnings announcements that include the first quarterly profit in 3 years.
Loans backed by stocks and bonds are growing and Wall Street couldn’t be happier. As a potential borrower, should you be? As with almost all things financial, portfolio backed loans have both pros and cons for the investor seeking a loan.
The main reason for holding stocks in an IRA has to do with the tax benefits. Understanding what those benefits are and how they apply to both the traditional and Roth IRA is important if you want to maximize your advantage on the way to your investing goals.
Most people know something about how investments like stocks, mutual funds and bonds work. Each is a type of security or tradable financial asset. Another type of security is options. Options represent an asset class that requires a certain amount of investor sophistication.
Having immediate access to a company’s historic financials brings a wealth of great key indicators of the financial health of the company you are researching or have invested in.