5 things to know about personal finance

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You are never too old or too young to start taking care of your finances It does not matter if you have an after-school part-time job or are a pensioner living on a government pension, taking care of your personal finances should be a top priority! Here are 5 things everyone should know about personal finance: #1    Learn about TMV (time value of money) TMV (or time value of money) which is a concept whereby a core principal of finance states that provided money is able to gain interest, any…

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What are the main differences between investing and trading?

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Life lessons pave the way to a greater understanding of investing and trading Although most of us do not even realize it we have actually been trading and investing since an early age.  Do you remember trading an item with a friend for a better or more valuable one?  And saving a penny or two for that thing you really wanted? Investing and trading are things we have all learned from an early age As young adults, we come into a world where our pocket money is now our salary…

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The top jobs to have on Wall Street!

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The gold paved Wall Street! Wall Street to many investment bankers, traders, etc. is what Hollywood is to actors and let’s face it those who do make it big on Wall Street actually live like rock stars, actors and some even like kings or queens. Making it big on Wall Street You are not going to get one of the top jobs on Wall Street by pouring over the classified ads, nor do they get passed through your run of the mill employment agencies.  Although you don’t really have to…

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5 things you need to know before starting Forex trading

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Forex trading has fast become a popular trading platform With about $5 trillion dollars traded a day in Forex trading, it is no wonder at all as to why so many people, traders included, are looking to Forex trading.  Forex, or also known as FX trading (foreign exchange) is one of the world most widely traded markets which allows traders to predict global currency markets price movements. The 5 main things to know about Forex trading before you begin With the many ways to trade with Forex these days, it…

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What is quantitative trading, and how does it work?

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A question on those who are wanting to get into trading is what quantitative trading is! Quantitative trading is a computer-software system developed to track the stock market changes and activities in order to recognize investment opportunities to buy and sell stocks at the correct price.  This is done through a series of mathematical computations and various formulas. A bit of history and breakdown of how quantitative trading works: The quantitative trading theory has been around since the 1950’s in a research thesis done by Harry Markowitz who is a…

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What is the best way to learn about stock trading?

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Tenacity, trial and error are the traits required of a new investor! Stock trading can be a perilous but rewarding career and or past time for those who would like to dabble.  But learning the trade and getting to grips with it takes a lot of grit as you press forward through gaining experience and know-how through pure trial and error. 5 best ways for a new trader to learn about stock trading Learning the stock trade is much like learning to walk or ride a bike, you are going…

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