Monday , 24 September 2018


Lorimer Wilson

Volatility: What Is It & What Is Its Impact On Investments?

Almost all assets see fluctuations in value over time but, while price swings are a common phenomenon in most asset classes that exist, they are the most famous in the stock market. Today’s infographic comes to us from Fisher Investments, and it serves as an introduction to the concept of volatility, along with offering a perspective on volatility’s impact on investments.

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So You Think You’re Financially Literate? Really? Only 48.8% of Investors Answered This 4-Question Quiz Correctly!

What do people actually know about money, investing, and wealth? Well, a recent poll by Lexington Law asked 4,000 Americans four different multiple choice questions with a focus on basic investment knowledge on stocks, bonds, and building a safe portfolio to get a sense of U.S. financial literacy and found that the average score on the test was only 48.8%.

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Mortgage Interest Deductibility Should Be Eliminated! Here’s Why

“Buy as much house as you can,” real estate agents urged clients. “The more you buy, the bigger your tax break” is their advice using the mortgage interest deduction (MID) to explicitly promote over-investment in housing. Unfortunately, such advice fueled the previous housing boom and exacerbated its bust and could do so again.

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Alf Field: America’s Current Account Deficit Causing World’s Financial Crisis! Here’s Why

The onset of the world’s worst financial crisis in many decades is one of the most important factors (if not the most important factor) currently influencing investment decisions. The crisis has created chaos and confusion. Not many people understand how the world has arrived at this unfortunate situation. This report endeavours to identify the underlying causes of the crisis and explains why the USA current account deficit has been the main destabilising force in world finance. Words: 3806

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