Financial New Year's Reso...

Dec 31, 2006 by

My resolutions for 2007 are to: Always use logic that can be easily explained to others when deciding to make trades Learn more about...

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Looking Back

Dec 27, 2006 by

A lot of people advocate “buy and hold” investing. These days, the advice seems to be becoming more popular, as there has...

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Know What You are Getting

Dec 25, 2006 by

This past semester, I have read a bit about investing abroad. My readings have caused me to ask the following questions: Who owns the...

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The Bid-Ask Spread

Dec 22, 2006 by

When you buy a stock, you might notice that there are two prices shown; the bid price and the ask price. The bid price is the price...

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Gift Certificates: An Update

Dec 17, 2006 by

Recently, I wrote an entry about how gift certificates are worth less than their face value to their recipients due to their lack of...

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Correlation: Are these things ...

Dec 16, 2006 by

Definition: Correlation: The strength and direction of a linear relationship between two random variables (historical prices of two...

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The Power of EDGAR: Finding Fi...

Dec 13, 2006 by

In the news, you might have recently heard about The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which was written in the wake of the Enron...

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Patriot Bonds: You'd Have...

Dec 11, 2006 by

(For the purpose of this article, the term Savings Bond will refer to a United States Savings Bond.) When you buy a savings bond, you...

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