The S&P 500, widely regarded as a bellwether of the overall stock market, is down almost 25% as of September 2022. This drop marks a swift reversal from the meteoric rise of stock prices in the post-pandemic bull market of 2020 and 2021. However, not all stocks are in a downward spiral. The oil and energy industry represents the most significant market winner in the … [Read more...] about This Industry Is Up 100% in 2022, Despite Catastrophic Bear Market
Real estate investors love to brag about their cash flow or cash-on-cash returns, but for my money I think return on equity is the most important real estate metric you should measure for your rental properties. The big question that real estate return on equity (ROE) allows you to answer is "when is it time to sell?" Especially with the large increases in appreciation … [Read more...] about Return on Equity (ROE): Real Estate’s Secret Formula for Success
So you have $1,000 and you want to turn it into more. Congratulations! You are already ahead of over 60% of people who couldn't even come up with that amount in an emergency. But how can you invest $1,000 and double it, triple it, or even more? Depending on your skills, tolerance for risk, and timeline there are all kinds of ways to invest 1,000 dollars and turn it a … [Read more...] about How to Invest 1,000 Dollars (and Double It!)
Investing in stocks for the first time is a daunting task. It can be scary because real money is at risk of loss. However, equities are the path to building wealth because they represent ownership of a company and a claim on future profits and earnings. An investor buys stock now, hoping that it is worth more later. Some investors buy stocks to create a growing passive … [Read more...] about How to Buy Stocks for Beginners: 4 Easy Steps to Get Started
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) were undoubtedly the "next big thing" in 2021. Though we may currently be in a bear market, 2022 has continued the momentum of last year with more NFT partnerships and use cases announced. So, what's with all the hype? Celebrities, brands, sports teams, and gamers are minting one-of-a-kind NFTs, but you're not alone if you're wondering what all the … [Read more...] about Top 10 Most Expensive NFTs of All Time – You’ll Never Believe #3
If you're thinking about how to buy NFTs or investing considerably in the non-fungible token market, you're certainly not alone. Even celebrities are cashing in on the NFT marketplace by purchasing and creating their own NFTs. Inside Bitcoins reports that celebrities like Mark Cuban, Paris Hilton, and Lindsay Lohan have invested in the NFT sector by creating one-of-a-kind … [Read more...] about How to Buy NFTs: Five Steps for the New Investor
By now, almost everyone has heard of the term cryptocurrency. You may have even considered investing in it. Moreover, a common term you’ve probably heard several times in the past few months is blockchain technology. What is blockchain technology? Don’t worry; you’re not alone. Even though blockchain technology has been around for more than a decade, people have only … [Read more...] about WTF is Blockchain Technology?
By now, most investors have probably heard about cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies are pervasive in news headlines as an asset to invest in for the future. The hoopla surrounding cryptocurrencies makes it difficult for investors to distinguish between investments, and to know which cryptocurrencies to invest in. Like any new investment, there will be survivors and ones that … [Read more...] about 3 Cryptocurrencies to Invest In – Can You Handle the Risk?
The opening range breakout (ORB) is a well-established trading strategy for stock day traders. This post details observations while trading the ORB on short-term time frames such as 1-minute, 5-minute, and 15-minute price charts. The Opening Range After the opening bell, stock trading usually sees some of the most significant price swings of the day. It's not unusual for the … [Read more...] about Opening Range Breakout Strategy for Beginners
Apple has been one of the best performing stocks in modern history. According to the company, there are now over 1 billion iPhones in active use across the world. With Apple's brand recognition and innovative products, it's no surprise that many people are interested in adding AAPL to their portfolio. But does Apple stock still make sense as an investment? That all … [Read more...] about Buying Apple Stock? 5 Things to Consider First