What is Volatility, and How Can it Affect My Stock Positions?

What is Volatility, and How Can it Affect My Stock Positions?

In the stock market, as in life, we must expect some volatility.  But what exactly is volatility, and what do we need to know about it? Often Used, Often Misunderstood If you listen to the talking heads on financial television programs, sooner or later you’ll hear the term “volatility.”  The thing is, they don’t bother

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When to Take Profits in Stocks

When to Take Profits in Stocks

Knowing when to get into stocks is super important, no doubt – but just as important is knowing when to get out.  Have you mastered the art and the science of profit taking?   Profits Are the Name of the Game It’s hard to imagine that anybody in the investing game doesn’t have one ultimate

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Track day trading and swing trading performance in the kinfo app

Track day trading and swing trading performance in the kinfo app

New features in the kinfo app enables tracking performance for day traders and swing traders. Using the new trader interface, you can view the performance of individual trades, gains / losses per trade, your average win rate and much more.   Adapting to fit a broader market Kinfo has gone through many changes, most things

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Are Penny Stocks a Good Bet

Are Penny Stocks a Good Bet

You might have heard the get-rich-quick stories associated with penny stocks, but are these investments really a path to easy money?   A Penny for Your Thoughts It’s fun to fantasize about quick and easy money in the stock market.  Capitalizing on this fantasy, the world of penny stocks holds the promise of instant and

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Be Like Buffett

Be Like Buffett

Warren Buffet, the Oracle of Omaha himself, hasn’t written an investing book but has nonetheless imparted pearls of wisdom through the years.  So how can we mortals model our investing methodologies on his timeless principles?    A Giant for the Ages Some of us might be able to recall the ad campaign of yesteryear that

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Should I Listen to Analysts’ Predictions?

Should I Listen to Analysts’ Predictions?

Analysts don’t have a crystal ball or superpowers, but there is value in paying attention to their predictions.  It’s just a matter of knowing how to interpret what they’re saying.   Looking for Guidance By no means is investing easy.  Even the most passive buy-and-hold investors have to deal with economic downturns and epidemics of

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