Investing should be easy – just buy low and sell high – but most of us have trouble following that simple advice. There are principles and strategies that may enable you to put together an investment portfolio that reflects your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals. Understanding these principles and strategies can help you avoid some of the pitfalls that snare some investors.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Value vs. Growth Investing
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.