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Archive for February, 2009

'italic;' class='tradesbyline'>by David C Lewis, RFA

Most Americans rely on individual 401k plans for the bulk of their retirement. A serious problem with 401K plans is the investor’s reliance on employer matching for the plan. This may cause an employee to rely too much on the employer and not contribute enough to savings. But, if you have not taken a serious look at retirement planning yet, nothing will give you a wake up call like using one of the many retirement calculators available on the internet. Retirement planning, which is essential for every adult, certainly is a difficult task and shouldn’t be taken lightly.

'italic;' class='tradesbyline'>by Terry Stanfield

If you are looking for a way to invest your money in these trying times, why not consider investing in the exploration of natural gas? The United States is abundant in natural gas as well as oil. An investment in natural gas exploration is not only something that can end up making you money, but can be beneficial for the environment as well.

by Walter Fox

Due to the rapid growth of internet connectivity and liberal economic policies of individual governments, more and more people from all walks of life are able to invest in stock markets. Banks and other financial institutions started providing financial assistance to individual investors on easy terms and conditions.

As stock option trading has become very popular, new players started flooding the market thus making the trade very challenging one. Trading in the complex, volatile and liquid stock market is a very tough job and also a risky one. A new comer without sound knowledge may not survive in the market for long period.

'italic;' class='tradesbyline'>by Dean Engle

The other day I had a conversation with a new Note Buyer who informed me that after a long career in wholesaling properties, he was going to start investing in buying defaulted mortgages.

The thing that worried me was when he made the following statement. He told me that the reason why he was getting into the business of buying defaulted mortgages was not only for some good cash flow, but also to keep people in their houses.

I do admit that Humanity counts, don’t get me wrong. But…

Don’t lose sight of the forest for the tree.

'italic;' class='tradesbyline'>by Terry Stanfield

There are several reasons why someone who is seeking a way to invest their money should consider investing in natural gas exploration. Six reasons why you should invest in natural gas exploration include the following:

Even if you lose, you win

Natural gas is something that we all want as it is a cleaner form of energy. For this reason, those who invest in natural gas exploration are privy to tax incentives, including a write off for the investment, even if it does not produce natural gas. Not all drilling is done to obtain crude oil – there are many wells that produce both oil and gas as well as those that produce natural gas alone. When you invest in natural gas exploration, you get a tax write off that you will not get when you invest in stocks, bonds or other types of investments.

'italic;' class='tradesbyline'>by Walter Fox

The first idea for trade was only the barter of goods or service or both between two parties. As time went on, a common exchange was developed in the form of currency. Purchasing and selling goods took precedence over exchanging goods and service began. Every nation began making their own type of currency which was the managed by their rulers.

'italic;' class='tradesbyline'>by Gary Stuart

There are many Foreign Exchange trading robots available today…so what’s the buzz with the latest one and does it work? Well when analyzing potential Forex trading Robot software programs like FAP Turbo, you have to be on the look out for little tricks that the software developer try to use in order to trick us into believing their software is spectacular.

One such ruse is by showing us the results of “back tests”.

Be on the lookout for tactics such as these, as back tests only show you a sample trade with the software is in demo mode – which is usually acceptable, but in most cases they have been doctored to fit the results needed.