December 2007

The NYSE And The Great Crash

December 30, 2007

The NYSE And The Great Crash It is only fair to emphasize that on the worst day the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ever saw, it was still just a market place, an arena where buyer and seller could transact their business.

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Benefits Of A Monthly Investment Plan

December 27, 2007

Benefits Of A Monthly Investment Plan One of the simplest, most effective, and most popular methods of buying stock is to start a Monthly Investment Plan, or MIP. Started in 1954, the MIP now has more than 93,000 accounts in force, and new ones are being written at the rate of about 180 a day.

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Considering Your Investment Demographic

December 24, 2007

Considering Your Investment Demographic Your age, the state of your health, the number of dependents you support, the kind of job you have, whether you are a man or a woman, what kind of goals you have set for yourself all these, and more, are factors which will bear on your decision about whether to […]

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Collateral Trust Bonds And Debentures

December 22, 2007

Collateral Trust Bonds And Debentures Collateral trust bonds are covered by other securities owned by the issuing corporation and, as you examine the balance sheets of various corporations, you will find that many of them have holdings of associated or subsidiary companies. Others might have simply income-producing stocks and bonds held as investments.

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A Word on Investing in a Home

December 19, 2007

A Word on Investing in a Home Buying and paying a mortgage on a home is the most common way of investing for most American families. It is seen as a safe bet, because the value of property tends to increase over time, and people rarely leave their homes before five or 10 years.

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Attractive Government Bonds

December 17, 2007

Attractive Government Bonds Municipal bonds are those issued by states, cities and public agencies. Many people looking for a conservative investment close to home choose municipals.

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Opening An Investment Account

December 14, 2007

Opening An Investment Account Once you’ve shopped around a bit and satisfied yourself that one brokerage house is both reputable and pleasant to do business with, you can open your new investment account.

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The Role Of An Investment Broker

December 12, 2007

The Role Of An Investment Broker Every investor should look for and hold on to a broker he can trust and in whom he has confidence. Your broker can handle all of your securities transactions, and his service buys and sells all of your stocks.

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Attractive Government Bonds

December 9, 2007

Attractive Government Bonds Municipal bonds are those issued by states, cities and public agencies. Many people looking for a conservative investment close to home choose municipals.

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The Basic Principles Behind Buying And Selling Stocks

December 6, 2007

The Basic Principles Behind Buying And Selling Stocks Many people do not fully understand the process of buying and selling stock. Who sets the price on a corporation’s stock? An amateur investor may naturally assume that the price is set by the management of the issuing corporation.

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