Author: Robin Bal

Is Dow Jones Close To A Circuit Break

Is Dow Jones Close To A Circuit Break

For the current fourth quarter, if the Dow drops 1,100 points before 2 p.m., trading stops for an hour. If such a drop happens between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., trading halts for a half hour. After 2:30 p.m., the 1,100-point threshold expires.

There is also a 2,200-point mark. If the Dow falls by that much before 1 p.m., trading stops for two hours. Between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m., a 2,200-drop causes an hour halt. After 2 p.m., trading ends.

The Positive Effects Of A Financial Crisis

The second positive result of the financial crisis revolves around redrafting laws and rules that regulate global financial institutions, especially the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB), and the World Trade Organization (WTO) whose membership could not have been possible without a green light from Wall Street.

Buckle Up For The Week Ahead

Buckle Up For The Week Ahead

The torrent of earnings releases set to hit this week could only exacerbate volatility moves, analysts say. Volatility has knocked around stocks on Wall Street in record ways. Buckle up for the coming week....

Risk And Reward Are Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Risk And Reward Are Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Investment risk is the chance that money can be made or lost on any investment. It is important to know how risk and reward interact and to understand what investments might suits different risk...

When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Go Shopping.

When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Go Shopping.

There has never been a correction that has not proven to be an investment opportunity. While everything is down in price, there is actually less to worry about than when prices are historically high. More money has been lost by people who bought into last year’s markets than by those who will buy into this one, at this stage of the correction. When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping.

Now Is The Time When Fortunes Are Made

Now Is The Time When Fortunes Are Made

This is the time to buy andd hold on to solid blue-chips. Buy shares of good businesses that generate real profits, attractive returns on equity, have low to moderate debt to equity ratios, improving gross profit margins, a shareholder-friendly management, and at least some franchise value.

How To Teach Your Children Money Smart Secrets

How To Teach Your Children Money Smart Secrets

Our schools teach the fundamentals we all love; reading, writing, math, science and history. What concerns me is our school system lacks some of the ‘street smart’ skills that kids will need to be those successful leaders, healers and entrepreneurs.

$3.5bn Two Day Profit For Warren Buffet

$3.5bn Two Day Profit For Warren Buffet

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, which has avoided major acquisitions in the financial sector in recent months, may have had a $3.5 billion two-day paper profit on six major banking and financial services investments.

Secrets of the Great Investors Like Warren Buffet

Secrets of the Great Investors Like Warren Buffet

Great investors surely have investing secrets that they use to build wealth, but they are open secrets. Anyone can find out what the greats do and copy them to have success in wealth creation....