The past year-plus has been easy going for investors looking to generate profits from equity returns, with the S&P 500 up by almost double from the March 2020 lows. Income, however, is another story altogether. Already-low interest rates started retreating this sprin
One day many years ago, I found myself stuck in traffic and noticed a peculiar sign. It said something about the construction that was going on — the very thing that was hampering my commute.
It said all this construction was being funded by a bond. This was before I had ever started my career in finance, so bonds were an unfamiliar thing. But when I began my investment career, I soon realized that I could actually invest in these things. And the more I learned, the more I was ecstatic.
After all, If you can’t beat ’em, might as well make money off them…
Our favorite holding period is forever. — Warren Buffett
Forever is an awfully long time. Heck, the average holding period for stocks isn’t even one year anymore, since the advent of online trading, computer-driven high-speed trading, and steadily falling brokerage costs. But even with so much of a shift toward short-term trading, the most-effective way for individual investors to get the best returns remains the simplest: Buy great companies and hold them as long as possible.
Owning stocks that pay a dividend can make it much easier to hold on to them, particularly....More>>>
&l;p&g;&l;img class=&q;dam-image getty size-large wp-image-956079026&q; src=&q;https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/956079026/960×0.jpg?fit=scale&q; data-height=&q;640&q; data-width=&q;960&q;&g; Alphabet (Google) and Facebook stocks are reclassified. Here an attendee works on a laptop before the start of the Google I/O 2018 Conference May 8, 2018 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
&l;em&g;There&a;rsquo;s a somewhat unprecedented shake-up taking place within institutional investment portfolios this summer; individual investors need....More>>>
Investment company First National Bank of Mount Dora, Trust Investment Services buys Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight, Vanguard Div Appreciation, Vanguard Mid-Cap Value, Vanguard Total International Stock ETF, Schwab U.S. Broad Market, Schwab US Dividend Equity, Vanguard Total Stock Market, Vanguard Small-Cap Value, W.P. Carey Inc, John Hancock Tax Advantaged Dividend Income Fund o, sells Pitney Bowes Inc during the 3-months ended 2017-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, First National Bank of Mount Dora, Trust Investmen. As of 2017-12-31, First National....More>>>
U.S. equities continue to push to new record highs on Tuesday as Wall Street returns from a long holiday weekend. News flow is light, with focus dominated by headlines out of Washington D.C. as the war of words between the media and President Trump continues.
No major catalysts are in play Tuesday, as large caps enjoy their 12th straight rally out of the 14 sessions of the month to date.
top 10 stocks: Suzuki Motor Corporation (SZKMY)
Elon has plans for a Gigafactory 3 somewhere in the US unlike....More>>>
Oil prices pushed past $70 for the first time in a month in late-day trading Thursday. The rally is breathing new life into the energy sector, which is up 2.5% at this writing. For the past quarter, energy stocks have been lagging the broader market, so shareholders are cheering the newfound st
Decred (CURRENCY:DCR) traded up 0.8% against the dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 22:00 PM E.T. on August 22nd. Over the last week, Decred has traded up 1.9% against the dollar. Decred has a market capitalization of $2.38 billion and $18.85 million worth of Decred was traded on e
Arionum (CURRENCY:ARO) traded 2.5% higher against the dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 21:00 PM Eastern on September 3rd. Arionum has a total market cap of $79,432.63 and approximately $6.00 worth of Arionum was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last week