Seven dumbest investment mistakes

By Scott Woolley  Emotions can be expensive, especially when you start making  investing decisions with your gut instead of your brain. Fortunately,  there are ways to avoid–or at least limit–the mistakes that we oh-  so-human investors tend to make. Daniel Kahneman won the Nobel prize in economics seven years  ago…

What is Day Trading ?

The term “day trading” is a widely misused and misunderstood term. Real day trading means not holding on to your stock positions beyond the current trading day; in other words, not holding any position overnight. This is really the safest way to do day trading because you are not exposed…

What is Swing Trading ?

 Swing Trading takes advantage of brief price swings in strongly trending stocks  to ride the momentum in the direction of the trend. Swing trading combines the best of two worlds — the slower pace of investing  and the increased potential gains of day trading. Swing traders hold stocks for days…

How does a SIP work?

SIPs provide with the flexibility to buy more units when the price declines and fewer units when the price surges.   Systematic Investment Plan follows the principle of regular investment wherein an  investor can put in a small amount every month in a particular mutual fund. Investors  make small periodic…

The Secrets of Insider Trading

The Secrets of Insider Trading By Geoffrey Pike Amid allegations of manipulation, the world’s largest banks are voluntarily changing their practices regarding currency trading.While this is being done in the name of regaining customer trust, some speculate that the banks are doing this preemptively in order to prevent further action…

Bitcoin Slightly Up, New Trading Range Defined

Bitcoin prices are trading slightly up today. After reaching a low of $465.99 in the early trading session, BTC/USD rallied to hit a daily high of $474.20. The move up stopped there however and in the next 10 hours prices have remained more or less unchanged. One bitcoin is currently…

Fed, ECB and Scotland Make FX Interesting

The mighty dollar is basking in glory right across the boards, egged on by investors speculating that the Federal Reserve will strike a less dovish tone in its next policy statement on September 17. Also aiding the buck’s cause is the uptick to risk-aversion trading sparked by uncertainty over Scotland’s…