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10 Best Apps for your iOS Investing Toolkit


These days there are a lot of Finance apps on Apple’s App Store. Unfortunately, many of them have duplicative functionality – there must be dozens of basic budgeting apps, along with dozens of financial news and banking apps. Many of them don’t work well and haven’t been updated in quite some time.… Read the rest

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7 Key Investing Quotes to Help You Make Money

Here are 7 key quotes that summarize perhaps the most important principles of trading and investing.

  1. “I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.” – Warren Buffett The key to successful trading is often to move against the crowd – backing off when everyone is pushing the markets higher, and buying back in when everyone else is running for the exits.
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10 Must-read Investing & Stock Charting Blogs


The search for good technical analysis and investing blogs about the stock market can be frustrating – there are many “fluff” blogs out there that are short on real insight. Here is a list of 10 must-read “hard data” blogs, mostly showing charting but a few showing some value investing/market analysis.… Read the rest

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Book Review: Trading Options at Expiration

There are lots of books that talk about the basics of options trading. But
Trading Options at Expiration, by Jeff Augen,is one of the few books that talks about truly advanced options trading – during what is generally considered the riskiest time to trade them – the week before expiration.… Read the rest

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My IRA: What I’m Investing In (And you can Too)

In a prior post, I detailed what my current 401k investments are. In this post, I’ll tell you the stocks I’m investing in for my IRA, which is a rollover from my prior employment. I have 6 figures to invest and am targeting a reasonably risky light-on-bonds, heavy-on-stocks investment approach that is weighted towards higher dividend yields (I am not even 40 yet so I can handle the risk).… Read the rest

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My 401k: What Stocks I’m Investing In (And you Should Too)

For those getting started investing, either for a retirement account like a 401k or IRA or for non-tax-advantaged accounts, it’s often stressful to figure out what stocks to buy. One approach would say “you can’t beat the market” and therefore you should just buy index funds that match exactly what’s in the market.… Read the rest

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5 Techniques for Doing Stock Chart Technical Analysis

Here at MF Software, we’ve been writing about investing and technical analysis of stock charts for a while now. But while we’ve explained various tools you can use to understand price movement and charting, we haven’t pulled it all together in one place for someone just getting started.… Read the rest

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Use Investing Styles for Highest Profits: Technical & Fundamental Analysis

What sort of investing style works best? This is a question I’ve seen stock market beginners ask in various forums. I usually start by explaining that there are really two investing styles, and understanding & using both of them can help maximize investing profits.… Read the rest

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Big Changes to Stock TickerPicker: “Insights” Arrive for Investing Tips


Hi dear readers – big changes have come to Stock TickerPicker over the past month and a half and as CEO of MF Software I wanted to write to share the changes and thinking.

Two months ago, we got word that the BATS exchange, from which we got our realtime intraday charting feeds, was planning to dramatically increase prices for all data distributors like ourselves.… Read the rest

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4 Top Tips To Choose The Best Investment Modes

If the time has come to find a new advisor to help you with your investments your choice should take into account how much experience you already have. A second consideration is the amount of funds that you have to invest and how actively you intend to be in the investment markets, this is important as it is a direct selection criterion for the advisor that you eventually decide to use.… Read the rest

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