With the exception of activist investors who take large positions in a company’s stock, what happens in the stock price doesn’t have anything to do with the fact that you own a few of its shares.
Does the day of the week and the time of day matter when buying or selling stocks and bonds?
Do investors have room for a speculative component in their investment portfolios?
Technical analysis may be hazardous for small investors, a new study has found.
Investors face risk when they move from cash to stocks after a market rally.
Investors remain leery of the markets, so they’re buying the big, safe stocks.
Market timing has gotten a bad rap, with its tea-leaf reading reputation. Investors who engage in it are considered day traders for the most part, playing high-stakes games with their wealth. Done right, of course, market timing can bring in big wins. But the danger is that it’s difficult, to say the least, to predict
In February, a colleague here at Bankrate jokingly wrote in an e-mail, “Uh-oh, investors are getting back into equities. Does this mean the market is doomed to fall soon?” I hope not! But there’s no denying that world events have put the market through the wringer recently. Individual investors took a renewed interest in the stock