Buy the Dip!: The Effectiveness of Dollar Cost Averaging

If every batter in Major League Baseball could just wait until they got a pitched they like, it would be very hard to be a pitcher. Thus, there is a strike zone and a count, to make the duel between the pitcher and the batter much tougher. In investing, there is no such strike zone,Continue reading “Buy the Dip!: The Effectiveness of Dollar Cost Averaging”

How Many Stocks Should You Hold In Your Portfolio?

A common question once you start buying into stocks is, “How many stocks should I buy in my portfolio?” A lot goes into this answer… “The more stocks you hold, the more your portfolio tracks the entire market. With a small account the goal should be to outperform the entire market.” – The Common TraderContinue reading “How Many Stocks Should You Hold In Your Portfolio?”

How to Diversify Your Portfolio: Minimizing Market Risk Reaction

Diversification is a common mention when talking about investing. Holding just one stock, no matter how good the company is, is risky in case something really bad happens with the company. However, there is a lot more to diversification than just picking a bunch of different stocks. Having the right amount of stocks is alsoContinue reading “How to Diversify Your Portfolio: Minimizing Market Risk Reaction”

Dividend Investing: The Forgotten Art of Powerful Investing

One of the more famous ways to build wealth is through dividend investing. Someone who participates in dividend investing picks certain stocks because of the dividend they give. A dividend is when a company provides shareholders with a small amount of cash per share periodically as a reward for just owning the shares. Companies willContinue reading “Dividend Investing: The Forgotten Art of Powerful Investing”