What Stocks Are Good to Invest in Today?

It’s no secret that we live in a cyclical economy. The economy goes up and down, usually in predicted cycles and sometimes in ways, beyond our expectations.

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Beware the Latest Investing and Trading Traps

While most of us, concerned investors that is, have been glued to CNBC and other screens for information and explanation on what is happening with the markets, our 401(k) and IRA, there has been a surge in activity on the part of the brokerage houses promoting trading tools and new offerings. Investors BEWARE! In a bear market like this one, brokerages are naturally playing the investors’ fear and disappointment by offering “better” and “more sophisticated” tools, concealing their intent for more risky and expensive trades. Most of those tools are either screening, back testing tools or more advance trading methods, via futures and options. Don’t fall for the trap and do your homework first!

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Stock Market Investments During the Recession

As businesses begin to lose money and booming, raging profits give way to something a little more on par with their daily expenses the door to successfully investing in the market swings wide open and invites you in. The principles of investing in the stock market during a recession are remarkably similar to the principles of investing in real estate. When you invest in the stock market during a recession you have the opportunity to take advantage of a company’s poor fortune.

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