Tag: business

Investors and Speculators

I have a love affair with history and the financial markets. From what I’ve learned so far is that, it is easy to become rich in the Stock Market; but it’s nearly impossible to become rich quickly. I learned this when I first understood the difference between an investor and a speculator. Many people believe

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The Golden Rules of Investing

Investing can be a great way to earn money and establish financial security for yourself. There are many different ways in which you can invest your money and many different levels of risk and liquidity. For many, the stock market is a great place to start investing.  The stock market is a place where your

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The Man Inside “The Board”

Recent news about Jamie Diamon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Company has stepped down as the Chairman of the Board. What does that mean? This article will explain what a Chairman of the Board does, and how being a CEO and Chairman of a company effects decisions and increases bureaucracy. Earlier this week, Bloomberg News

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How A Bond Works

This article will aim to explain in simple terms how bonds work and how they can effect the economy. Let’s explain what it is: Let’s say a city needs $1 million to build a bridge.Not many people can afford to give them $1 million, but what the city does is start by creating a legal

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A New Network: Part II

Developing a strong network, means building relationships.  Networking is not about obtaining a stack of business cards and soliciting help when you need it. Networking is about building relationships and establishing connections between people where acquaintanceships and friendships can develop. While there are different schools of thought regarding mixing business and social life, I have

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Smart Grid

The word “Smart Grid” is rarely used but in the past decade it has picked up some traction. The word “grid” amounts to the networks that carry electricity from the plants where it’s generated to the customers. This includes wires, substations, transformers, switches etc. The word “smart” is used the same way as when describing

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Macro Market Investing: Following the Fish

Macro Market Investing is a style of investing in the stock market by evaluating and investing in specific industries and market segments within a certain region or on a global scale. This approach compares to micro focused investing which centers on individual companies and how they interact within a certain sector, region or the global

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Saving Or Investing

If you majored in a business related field, then you probably know the difference between investing your money and saving your money. You understand that an investor which owns a business or real-estate property can find themselves unable to pay their bills. The rest of us who did not major in a business related field

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The Buzz About Federal Reserve Tapering

We’ve all heard about the Federal Reserve saying that they will begin “tapering” Quantitative Easing (QE) later this year. In this article, I will explain what QE means, how it has helped our economy thus far and what tapering will do to the economy in the short and long term. Quantitative Easing is a government

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