Are Retail Stocks a Good Bet?

Shopping at retail stores can be fun, but is it worthwhile to place your bets on companies in the retail space?  Let’s take a closer look at investing in retail stocks. Shop ’til You Drop Whether it’s the holiday season

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Understanding how shorting stocks work

Understanding how shorting stocks works

Short selling is a way for investors to benefit from declining stock prices, to hedge positions, manage taxes, etc. While short selling is used by many, not all recognize the extreme risks associated with it. What is short selling? Short

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How are stocks taxed?

Understanding the way stocks are taxed is very important, as it affects the value of your investment and is one of the major factors to be taken into account in making buy/sell decisions. Profit from the Sale of Stocks While

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Avoid These Mistakes in ETF Investing

While ETFs investing is very popular with many investors for its ease of use, transparency, diversification benefits, low cost and tax efficiency, it has a number of risks that have to be taken into account by investors. Why ETFs? ETF

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Dividends vs Buybacks

While the company’s decision to choose between paying dividends and making a share repurchase/buyback depends on a number of factors, we will discuss the fundamental differences between these two from the investor’s perspective. Basic Definitions Dividends are the distributions to

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