Markets are tumbling across the board. Stocks, commodities, gold, bitcoin and other assets are all tanking. The S&P 500 had its worst-performing beginning of the year since 1939. We are officially in a bear market.
Over 50% of Americans are invested in stocks today. In 1929, this figure was only 2.5%. The internet and investing apps made investing in the stock market easier and more accessible than ever before.
Every investment has upsides and downsides. Even the stock market, arguably the most popular place for people to invest their money, might not be the right investment for everyone. In this article, we take a closer look at stock market advantages and disadvantages.
If you’re new to investing in stocks, this guide will teach you the basics, show you what stock broker to pick and break down the best stocks to invest in as a beginner. Investing isn’t rocket science.
Different investing strategies lead to different results. The two most common investing strategies are dollar cost averaging and lump sum investing. While both of them work, there are several reasons why you might want to choose one over the other. In this article, we compare both strategies.
Bitcoin is often called a hedge against inflation and compared to gold. Historically, gold has been inversely correlated with the stock market. Whenever stocks crash, investors pull out of the stock market and invest into gold. And when stocks are in a bull market, investors move money from gold into the stock market.