Author Archives: Prakash Pandey

Do You Understand Your 401(k)?

“The question isn’t at what age I want to retire, it’s at what income.” ~George Foreman Most of the people feel helpless when it comes to investing money. There is no denying that investing can be confusing at time. If you are working in a company that offers 401(k) retirement plans, you should definitely invest… Read More »

Tax Saver: What Should You Know About Foreign Investments Taxation?

Every serious investor is aware of the importance of diversification in his/her portfolio. In the past few decades, the world has transformed into a global economy and investing in emerging markets has become a common practice. Most of the top-notch investment advisers suggest investing in foreign enterprises for efficient portfolio returns. The foreign investment opportunities… Read More »

Market Basics: Outstanding Shares and the Float

“To know values is to know the meaning of the market” Charles Dow Do you feel like an outsider when people start using stock market lingo? If you are interested in the stock markets or would like to invest in mutual funds or bonds, it is important to understand the basics of financial lingo. Outstanding… Read More »

Is Alternative Energy the Hot Sector for February 2014?

The fact that USA is moving towards energy independence is excellent news for the energy sector. According to the Boston Consulting Group, it will give an edge to the machinery, chemical, and transportation businesses in US with streamlined costs and lower energy bills. On a domestic level, household budgets will be at ease and might… Read More »

Inflation Frontier: 3 ETFs to Gain Returns During Inflation

Investors have always been concerned about inflation, especially with sudden soaring prices. Inflation can drain your returns at an alarming level and the best way to manage risk is to prepare your portfolio with inflation in sight. You can start by creating ample provisions against inflation and reduce any surprise factors. However, there have always… Read More »

Top 5 Ways To Balance Returns In Inflated Market Conditions

Inflation is the most fundamental dogma of every economy. The value of money has decreased significantly over the past few decades. In general, inflation is a gradual process but some factors can trigger its rate such as increase in spending or stock market upswing. Inflation is an unbiased phenomena and when progressing at a steady… Read More »

Top 5 Reasons Why Forex Traders Fail

“The goal of a successful trader is to make the best trades. Money is secondary.” – Alexander Elder Forex market is among one of the most popular and accessible financial markets in the world. There are millions of Forex investors trading online, but only a few truly achieve success. The pitfalls in forex trading are… Read More »

Investing Knowledge: Best Emerging Markets to Invest in 2014

“Emerging markets are hugely important.” James Dyson Emerging markets are in the news since early 2000s. These markets offer a better opportunity as compared to the developed economies of US, UK, and Canada. However, the past few months have witnessed an uncertainty towards the slowing growth of these emerging markets. The past two years have… Read More »