How Safe Are Money Market Funds in the Current Economy?

    What Are Money Market Funds?

    Money market funds are investment instruments that maintain a net asset value of $1 per share. These funds are generally held for short periods of time (i.e. usually less than one year). Directed more specifically towards the risk averse investor, money market funds offer a stable investment alternative but do not usually provide a good return on capital investment. Continue reading How Safe Are Money Market Funds in the Current Economy?

Let Them Eat Gold: Why This Luxury Food Staple Is Doing More Harm Than Good

Let Them Eat Gold: Why This Luxury Food Staple Is Doing More Harm Than Good

Youve seen it in Forbes, in Guinness World Records and all over the internet, the Frrrozen Haute Chocolate ice cream sundae (yes, thats not a typo and we dont know why theres a lot of Rs) made by famed New York eatery, Serendipity 3 is the most expensive dessert in the world costing $25,000 (12,000). Continue reading Let Them Eat Gold: Why This Luxury Food Staple Is Doing More Harm Than Good

History and Analysis of Crude Oil Prices

History and Analysis of Crude Oil Prices

    The Eras of Oil

    Oil prices seem to shoot in all directions nowadays. As the global economy’s most vital commodity, even the slightest event can send prices spiraling upward, or, as history has shown time and time again, plunging downwards. Looking into the history and analysis of crude oil prices, the economic factors can be divided into three distinct eras: before OPEC, OPEC dominance, and the age of speculation.

    The Early Days

      Almost outside of living memory now is the fact that oil replaced coal as the primary fuel source because it was more efficient, and therefore cheaper. Continue reading History and Analysis of Crude Oil Prices

The Opportunities Student Housing Investment

The Opportunities Student Housing Investment

The European region and exclusively the British region have maintained a position that is much higher than any other countries in world for providing the students with the right kind of student facilities and the finest updated academic environment. This is the reason that more and more students have started taking admission in the universities in the country.

The trend has changed a lot in the past few years when the foreign students have arrived in the country to get the higher education as well. Continue reading The Opportunities Student Housing Investment

Things To Avoid Before Entering The Forex Market

A vast majority of forex traders never achieve success as a forex trader, yet everyone wants to get into the forex business. They think that they be able to beat the odds and become one of the few successful forex trader. However, most traders enter forex market and make the same mistakes that everyone else makes and ends up increasing the statistics of the number of losing traders out there. So here are a few things that you should avoid before deciding to become a forex trader.

Easy Money

Unfortunately most people decide to enter the forex market thinking that trading will bring in easy money. Continue reading Things To Avoid Before Entering The Forex Market

Why Buy Silver Now

Why Buy Silver Now

Is Now The Right Time To Buy Silver

The prudent and forward thinking Chinese government has been encouraging its citizens to buy both gold and silver for some time now and both metals can be bought quite easily in very small amounts simply by walking into a large shopping mall and making an over the counter purchase.

You might recently have been thinking about starting to buy some silver yourself, either as a means of diversifying your portfolio or perhaps youve been looking at the advantages of saving in silver as a store of wealth. Continue reading Why Buy Silver Now

Criteria for Assessing SRI Bond Funds

    Making Your Money Greener

    Investors try to balance their portfolios with bonds to generate reliable income as well as to create a hedge against the volatility of stocks and commodities. For the socially-minded investor, this also means making important investment decisions based on objectives that include a set of values.

    Socially-responsible investors (SRIs) want their returns to be greener not only in a monetary sense but also in terms of making the world greener and safer for future generations. Continue reading Criteria for Assessing SRI Bond Funds

    Introduction To Trading Silver Online

    Trading silver futures is one of the commodity trading instruments available with most online forex brokers. Trading in silver is quite similar to currency trading and those who are familiar with trading forex can easily venture into trading spot silver or silver futures online. It falls under the ‘Commodities’ or ‘Precious Metals’ sector and is traded in an exchange such as the COMEX in New York.

    The only difference comes from the fact that trading silver futures requires a different approach and in most costs, the price of silver is usually inversely proportional to the US dollar. Continue reading Introduction To Trading Silver Online

    Forex Automatic Trading – Don’t Trade With A Forex Robot Trader Until You Read This!

    Forex Automatic Trading - Don't Trade With A Forex Robot Trader Until You Read This!

    Forex automatic trading is a relatively new development that frees Forex traders from the need to be chained to the trading desk at all times. With the advent of the Forex robot trader, any Forex trader can leverage on the market experience and expertise of professional Forex traders to profit from the Forex markets, even if they have never traded before.

    That said, there are thousands of Forex robot traders out here in the market, so how do you differentiate between the best Forex robots and the ones that are pure junk? By the end of this article, you’ll be well equipped to make smart decisions when choosing your own Forex robot trader.

    So how exactly does Forex automatic trading work? The idea behind Forex automatic trading is to take a profitable Forex trading strategy or system and quantify it into a set of rules that can be replicated by a computer program. Continue reading Forex Automatic Trading – Don’t Trade With A Forex Robot Trader Until You Read This!