Our world has changed more, and more quickly, in the last year than ever before, and the stock market is no exception. After last year’s market swings, the question for 2021 is “where to go from here?” Perhaps more specifically, “where should I invest to achieve the greatest risk adjusted returns?” With the market at all-time highs and prices ballooning, it can be a daunting task to find a stock you can trust. Here are some companies that you should keep on your radar in 2021.Continue reading “Best Stocks to Buy for 2021”
In the world of finance, some would argue that keeping money is as difficult, if not more so, than making it in the first place. The stock market has been trending higher for years now, likely making many investors millionaires in the process. The problem now, however, is that many of those newly-minted millionaires may not know when to get out of the market that built their fortune and could risk losing all or a large portion of the gains made in recent years.Continue reading “How to Protect Your Money from a Stock Market Crash”
With the wreckage of 2020 in the rearview mirror, investor optimism for the new year is high. After all, how could it possibly be any worse than a year marked by a deadly pandemic, a brutal recession and one of the steepest bear markets in history?
While no one knows how long the pandemic will last, announcements by pharma giants Pfizer (PFE) and Moderna (MRNA) on vaccines for 2021 have created light at the end of the tunnel for investors. That’s why large financial institutions see 2021 as a rebound year for the market to resume growth. In November, Goldman Sachs predicted GDP will grow 5.3 percent in 2021.Continue reading “2021 Market Predictions”
What is Forex & How Does it Work?
Foreign exchange is the trading of currencies of various countries. You can buy and sell these currencies because their value changes every hour. You can buy or sell the currencies directly. Most commonly, people will trade them in pairs. In other words, they will buy one currency directly against the other currency. Investors would buy the U.S. Dollar and sell the Euro as the two trade directly against each other.
The team at UMPI has put together a list of the most popular and recommended types of trading for new stock traders. These strategies include Day Trading, Swing Trading, and Intraday Trading. We will be looking at some of the pros and cons for each variation of trading and try and explain why certain strategies are used by newcomers to the stock market.
It is probably a good idea to start with Day Trading because a lot of people are probably familiar with this concept. We will start by taking a look at the positive and negative effects of day trading and what you should expect when day-trading as a beginner.
Investment, whether in stocks, bonds, or forex, is always a risky venture. Markets fluctuate a lot, and numerous factors beyond your control affect stock market trends. Nothing exemplifies the volatility of the market better than the recent crash brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.Continue reading “Universal Market Predictor Successfully Predicted the Recent COVID-19 Stock Market Crash”
The blockchain is one of the most industry-disrupting technologies in recent memory. A blockchain is defined as a record of transactions made in a cryptocurrency that is maintained across several computers in a peer-to-peer network. Although mostly used for banking, it allows developers to create decentralized platforms to solve nearly any problem caused by centralized authority systems like governments or private institutions.Continue reading “UMPI Explains Blockchain Stocks”
A well-researched penny stock list can offer some of the largest potential returns. What is considered as a “Penny Stock”? Penny stocks are defined as those less than $1/share, and finding quality ones is key to solid investment returns, sometimes in a short time. Here, we will go over some penny stock essentials all investors should know.Continue reading “How to Find and Invest in Penny Stocks”
If you want to be successful as an investor, you need to educate yourself about any investment options you might want to consider in the future. Given the popularity of stock investing, there’s an excellent chance at least a portion of your investment portfolio is going to include stocks. If that’s indeed a possibility, you have to think about your knowledge base regarding stock investing.Continue reading “Common Stock vs Preferred Stock – Similarities, Advantages, and Disadvantages”
More investors every day are discovering the Robinhood stock brokerage and mobile app, which provides a no-fee, no-commission brokerage account for low volume traders. Beginner investors can benefit from Robinhood’s services by practicing with small amounts of money without suffering the drawdown of excessive trading costs.Continue reading “Robinhood Dividends – How do they Work and how do you Buy Dividend Stocks on Robinhood?”