If you're like most “information age” investors, you've probably taken a “do-it-yourself” approach to building long-term wealth.
I've seen many non-professional investors take this approach and, the truth is, it's rarely pretty.
Because there are three common mistakes people tend to make when crafting their own investment portfolio. And if you're making even one of them,... ››› more
When it comes to putting any money into the stock market, the first thing you need to look at is the type of investor you are. If you're very conservative, then trading single stock futures probably isn't for you. So how can you work out what type of investor you are? And once you know your ‘investor type,' what financial instruments suit you best? Read on to find out…
The stock market all c... ››› more
"If I'm trading Single Stock Futures, how do I keep my risk management under control?"
There are many ways to limit your risk, when you trade Single Stock Futures (SSF). But I have three specific measures...
Let me explain…
You can’t buy SSFs less than batches of 100 shares
Each Single Stock Futures contract that you buy is for 100 of the underlying shares.
So if you bought 1 MTN... ››› more
Whether investing or trading in the stock market, it's crucial to understand what type of investor you are. By considering your risk profile, you can uncover what influences your investment decisions. Read on to find out if you're more likely to squirrel money under your mattress or if trading single stock futures is more up your street…
Your risk profile influences your asset allocation model... ››› more
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