Finance Attitude - Top 4 Best Commodities to Invest in 2018

Top 4 Best Commodities to Invest

Commodity trading involves trading in commodity derivatives and spots. Commodity trading is very volatile and so investors should take relevant precautions before they enter into it. Commodity trading can help an investor to diversify their portfolio. It is an ideal investment that can significantly hedge you against the risk of inflation. Commodities traded mostly include agricultural products, minerals, and fossils.  

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Finance Attitude - 6 Hidden Investment Fees to Watch Out For

6 Hidden Investment Fees to Watch Out For

Every investor is on the lookout for the next hot stock or mutual fund to invest in. But how many take time to find out all the investment fees that will be associated with their investment? There are various investment fees you will be charged that you need to be aware of. When you approach your financial advisor, make sure that you ask them to explain to you in details all the charges that you will pay when you make an investment. Here are 6 investment fees to take note of before you invest:  

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Finance Attitude - 4 Common Types of Alternative Investments

4 Common Types of Alternative Investments

Alternative investments are non -correlated assets that are not among the conventional investments such as stocks, bonds, and cash. It is estimated that since 2005 the global assets have grown twice as fast as the traditional investments according to McKinsey & Company, a global consulting company.  A survey conducted in 2015 showed that advisers had 73% of their clients in alternative investments. The assets increase is caused by the Investors need to diversify their portfolio so as to include a wider range of assets. This helps to reduce volatility, generates better returns, hedges against inflation and to access steady and reliable sources of income. A study conducted by the Informa Investment Solution and published by Blackrock revealed that alternative investments didn’t fall as much as the traditional investment during the 2001-2008 recessions.  Majority of financial advisers recommend investing not more than 25% of your portfolio to alternative investments. This is because a majority of the alternative investments tend to be illiquid.

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Finance Attitude - 5 incredible investments to supplement Social Security Fund

5 Incredible Investments to Supplement Social Security Fund

Majority of Americans have social security trust funds as an integral part of their investment plans. Investors can include other types of investments to supplement social security funds to accumulate wealth.  

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Finance Attitude - 8 Common Types of Investment Risks

8 Common Types of Investment Risks

One of the biggest fears that engulf everybody when they think of investing is the loss of their hard-earned money. A risk is inevitable as every investment involves some degree of risk or taking some calculated risk. It is believed that the higher the risk the higher the returns. A risk is the level of uncertainty that a particular investment will gain if you invest in it or the level of a potential financial loss that you are likely to incur if you invest in a particular asset. Every investor should be concerned about the investment risk as much as they are concerned about the possibility of returns. Investing requires understanding the level of risks involved.  

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Finance Attitude - 5 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing an Online Broker

5 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing an Online Broker

/Lydia Wanjiru/ -- An online broker is quite essential for every investor. It is imperative to carry out a research to determine who an ideal online broker is. Here are a few factors to consider before you choose an online broker: 1.    Minimum Initial Investment Most brokerages set a minimum initial investment or money that has to be deposited into the account to start trading. You can pick the best brokerage in the industry but fail to meet their minimum investment requirement. It is therefore vital for an investor to find out whether the amount of capital they have is sufficient to trade with a particular broker.    

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Finance Attitude - 4 Basic Guidelines Useful in Trading Binary Options

4 Basic Guidelines Useful in Trading Binary Options

/Lydia Wanjiru/ -- A binary option is a financial option that is considered to be an asset-or-nothing option, because the payoff is either you get a fixed amount of compensation or nothing at all when the option expires. It is also referred to as all-or-nothing or fixed-return options (FROs) and provides access to commodities and foreign exchange, indices, and stocks. Binary options are based on a Yes or a No proposition about whether an underlying asset will be above or below a certain price at a certain time. If the trader believes that the asset price will be below a certain price, he sells the option and if he believes it will be above a certain price he buys the option.  

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Finance Attitude - 5 Key Investing Stages To Help you Achieve Financial Freedom

5 Key Investing Stages To Help You Achieve Financial Freedom

Sept. 18, 2017 /Lydia Wanjiru/ -- If you want to succeed financially, you must invest. Plan your financial short-term and long-term goals and objectives. It is no brainer that every journey must have a destination. In your financial journey, you need to put into consideration a number of things to achieve your goals at the end of it. This guide will give you a number of steps to take to help you to achieve financial security.

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Finance Attitude  - Wealth Management: What All Investors Should Know About Investment Funds

Wealth Management: What All Investors Should Know About Investment Funds

Investment funds are one of the best-recommended options, while it approaches wealth management. They are widely available at a number of price points, making them ideal for investors while they are expert or novice in investment. Investors can choose to invest in funds, in the industries and products they are interested in. They also have the option of the funds that are timed according to their individual needs, especially if they are approaching retirement age.  

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Finance Attitude - Chart Patterns on Commodity Market

Chart Patterns - Commodity Market

The chart pattern is one of the most important parts of commodity trade market. The main thing of technical analysis is the price patterns repeat itself which means pattern and setup are repeated function in the commodity market. This pattern gives us important clue about the direction of price movement in any commodity chart. By recognizing the chart pattern we can predict how price will move in near future. There are many types of chart pattern in this market, we can implement those pattern in our chart to improve our trading style. Most of the chart patterns work smoothly in the commodity market. There is a high probability that chart pattern will follow the past movement. This is why chat patterns tools are so much profitable tools in the commodity market. Though they have the high probability to work out in the real market but sometimes those patterns do not work in the commodity market. That’s why you have to be more concern about the chart patterns. When you are using chart pattern analysis you need to be alert all the time.

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