Archive for January, 2013

Montco changes investment strategy in employee pension plan

Montco changes investment strategy in employee pension planNews from phillyBurbs.com: Montgomery County is restructuring the way that the county employees’ pension plan is handled. This restructuring will save the pension plan more than $ 1 million in fees each year, according to Commissioner Chairman Josh Shapiro. “This is a fundamental reform and a real statement […]

Five investment trust tips for income

Five investment trust tips for incomeNews from Interactive Investor: This article is for information and discussion purposes only and does not form a recommendation to invest or otherwise. The value of an investment may fall. The investments referred to in this article may not be suitable for all investors, and if in doubt, an investor […]

New tax laws and your investment strategy

New tax laws and your investment strategyNews from MarketWatch: One of the most common questions I hear lately has to do with taxes. In essence: If my taxes have changed, should I change my investment strategy, too? Sure, some things have changed for 2013, especially if you file jointly with a taxable income over $ […]

30-year TIPS a better investment than Primerica

30-year TIPS a better investment than PrimericaNews from Joliet Herald News: Updated: January 16, 2013 2:44AM D ear Mr. Berko: I live paycheck to paycheck and have zero savings. I’m a single father of three daughters, and every time my savings reach about $ 1,000, something comes up, and I have to begin all over […]

BNP PARIBAS : Wealth Management reinforces its investment strategy

BNP PARIBAS : Wealth Management reinforces its investment strategyNews from 4-traders: BNP Paribas Wealth Management is strengthening its investment strategy resources in order to meet the growing demand from its Private Banking clientele for market intelligence. Given the rapid and complex developments taking place in the financial marketplace, the ability to communicate a clear view […]

3 tips for dividend investing

3 tips for dividend investingNews from MarketWatch: By Roger Conrad The budget compromise passed by Congress and signed by the president as part of the fiscal-cliff negotiations is one of the most contractionary fiscal actions taken by the federal government in decades. The key question is the multiplier effect, i.e. how much economic activity is […]

Setting An Investment Strategy For 2013 With These Ideas

Setting An Investment Strategy For 2013 With These IdeasNews from Seeking Alpha: 2012 was another good year for stock markets. The year ended with the Dow Jones rising 6.9%, while the S&P 500 index rose 13%. The technology-heavy Nasdaq index performed even better, rising 16%. On a $ 100,000 virtual portfolio built on Kapitall, returns […]

Follow these 7 tips for a sound investment strategy

Follow these 7 tips for a sound investment strategyNews from The Republic: IN today’s era of 24/7 media bombardment, it can be easy to become overwhelmed by all of the expert opinions out there. This is particularly true as we embark on a new year, and stock market prognosticators and soothsayers compete to be the […]

Simple, solid strategies for investing money

Simple, solid strategies for investing moneyNews from Los Angeles Times: Investing has been a massive exercise in frustration for millions of Americans over the last decade or so. Two market crashes in 12 years drove many people away from equities. Now key U.S. stock market indexes are at or near record highs again, after a […]

Market investment guide: Here are Raamdeo Agrawal’s tips

Market investment guide: Here are Raamdeo Agrawal’s tipsNews from Moneycontrol.com: In a conversation to Prabhat Awasthi, MD & Head – Eq Research, Nomura India,  Raamdeo Agrawal, Jt MD, Motilal Oswal Fin Services explains what are the best techniques to invest in a market like India. “There is a liklihood that there would be a huge […]

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