Hedge Funds vs Mutual Funds

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Many people have their assets invested into mutual funds. In fact I’d say the majority 95%+ of the population of investors, invest in mutual funds. When my friends ask me how I invest, I tell them about all my different strategies utilizing both long term securities and short term derivatives. I’ve gotten the question about “what are these hedge funds...
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Trade For A Living: How Much Money Do You Need?

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I’ve been writing a lot about those who trade for a living. Today I’d like to take a step to outline financially how one would identify whether or not he or she is ready to trade for a living. Specifically one will need to be ready and have a large amount of capital set aside in worst-case emergencies. Life happens...
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7 Trading Advantages Over Working a Job

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Hello folks. Today I want to continue to further the discussion regarding trading for a living. I’d like to list 7 ideas that present advantages trading for a living provides over working a standard 9 to 5 job. Trading in itself is its own world and for many people out there, a choice for a career path. People may do...
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Penny Stocks: Watch Out!

Hey guys, it’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post. A few buddies of mine and I are currently competing in a Virtual Stock Exchange game on Marketwatch. It seems many of us have caught on the concept of dumping a large sum of money into a Penny Stock and watching the returns. Afterall, buying a penny stock...
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What is Financial Independence?

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What is Financial Independence? Financial Independence is the status of living in that you are devoid of any financial obligations. It is enjoying life without having worry of a job or bills. Generally it’s the rich and wealthy individuals who have financial freedom. They can go day to day without ever stepping into an office. They can wake up whenever...
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Negotiating salary: Why it’s so important

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A lot of new graduates are entering the real world and in search of a professional job. Many are pursuing their life long passions and are lucky enough to find a job where they can do what they love. Others are seeking a job to pay off bill and pay back student loans. Once they get that job though, they’re...
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Picking Stocks: How to Analyze a Company

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Let’s start with the basics on picking stocks. The majority of my trades are based on technicals and statistics but today I’ll be discussing this from a more fundamental approach with only a minimal touch of technicals. So what factors might you look into when deciding whether or not a company is a good buy? 1. Picking Stocks: The Income Statement...
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