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9 Things to Consider When Investing in a Stock
When investing in stocks, timing is everything. The right decision at the right time is what makes investing in stocks a profitable proposition. Timing your decision too late could be expensive – whether you plan to buy or sell shares. Timing it too soon, could mean that you do not get the best value from your investment. Several people invest...
The Five Other Chinese Stocks You Should Know About
 Back in 1999, not many people might have taken note when a former teacher named Jack Ma launched a business-to-business portal via the website Alibaba.com. Yet 15 years later, the scenario has changed drastically. The success of Alibaba’s recent IPO in the US, where it made $25 billion in September, made it the largest IPO in history. This...
The Benefits of Starting Your Own Business Venture
Starting your own business is certainly not a cakewalk. It involves many skills, as well as patience, creativity, determination and a business sense. People who maintain fulltime jobs often daydream about starting their own business. However, not many of them get around to taking action on making something concrete from their fanciful ideas. Of...
6 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Businesses
Not many employees will readily agree that their jobs are exciting. The vast majority of people working in regular jobs often find themselves grumbling about everything that their job is not. Yet, when it comes to taking concrete steps and doing something about it, many shy away from the challenge. The few, who take up the challenge, move away...
What to Consider When You Make Your Forex Trading Plan   
 Forex trading involves buying one currency and selling another at the same time. As a result, forex traders quote currencies in pairs such as EUR/USD, USD/JPY etc. The exchange rate denotes the purchase price between the two currencies. For example, the EUR/USD rate denotes the number of USDs that you could purchase with one Euro. If you...
The Things You Need to Know if You Want to Start Trading in Forex
The world of forex (foreign exchange) trading can appear quite intimidating initially. It involves understanding the various terms used in the trading circles e.g. currency pairs, interest rates etc. It also involves gaining an insight into the ebbs and flows of various currency pairs and the factors that affect them. What is Forex Trading (...
The Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding Your New Business
Not all people with sound business ideas are able to implement them. Quite a few people fail to capitalize on their brainwave because of an old failing – the lack of funding. Traditionally, entrepreneurs have relied on bank loans, bank overdrafts and credit cards for securing funding. Some individuals have even taken loans from family members and...
The Things to Heed and Avoid When Selling Your House
Homeowners could encounter situations that necessitate selling their homes. It could be because of a job change or a family that is expanding. Maybe you’re retiring soon and you want to relocate. In some situations, the organization you work for might want you to relocate to another city. Alternatively, your reasons for putting your house up for...
The Worst Times to Sell a House
The decision to sell your house can be a momentous one. You might have toyed with the idea several times in the past. However, when it came right down to it, you decided to defer the decision. Difficult as it might seem, taking the decision to sell your house is probably the easiest part. It marks the culmination of the point where you move from...
10 Warning Signs of a Stock in Trouble
Many investors have their own rules for buying stocks. However, selling stocks is not as easy as buying them. Investment experts believe that people should do their homework before purchasing a stock. Thereafter, they should hold those stocks for a lifetime, even as they make a few minor tweaks and adjustments to their portfolios. Buying and...