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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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