Tag: Financial Markets

Why Productivity Growth Is Important To You?

The chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, testified on Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee to address their questions and concerns. One key questions which I paid special attention to was in regards to the 3% growth in the next few years. Her response was by expressing the difficulty of the possibility of the

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How To Buy and Sell Stocks

In article, I will help show you that buying and selling stocks is as easy as buying and selling an item from Amazon. Let’s start with the Buying part: Open a brokers account Add money to it from your Bank Account Pick a stock Click Buy You’re Done! If you substitute #3 to “Pick a

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The Dark Pools of Finance

We’ve all heard of the NYSE, NASDAQ or Dow Jones and we fundamentally understand that their purpose is to publicly trade securities. The SEC is involved in the financial industry because it continuously seeks to protect investors by maintaining a fair, orderly and efficient market in order to facilitate capital formation. Whenever securities are being

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How Inflation and Deflation Affect You

The definition of inflation is the rise in the average price of goods over a period of time. Inflation occurs when the purchasing power of a sovereign’s legal tender decreases over a specific amount of time. In the United States, rarely does the price of a commodity remain the same year-over-year (i.e. a cup of

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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 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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