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Five Stocks that Make Great Father's Day Gifts for the Value Investor

Eileen Meng Lu | Equities.com |

  Haven't got a present for your dad this Father’s Day? Why not recommend him 5 safe stocks that any value investor would love? More conservative investors are likely to avoid


Power Lunch with Warren Buffett Price Tag Climbing

Andrew Klips | Equities.com |

Bidding kicked-off on eBay (EBAY) on Sunday with people vying for the opportunity to have lunch at Smith & Wollensky in New York City with billionaire investor icon Warren Buffett. The


VIDEO: Warren Buffett on What Makes a Good Investment

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Warren Buffett is possibly the single most successful investor in history. And, even if that's not true, he's certainly the most beloved. His folksy wisdom has long charmed the public,


VIDEO: How is Investing Like Riding a Bike?

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Investools, an arm of TD Armitrade, put together this simple video explaining the basics of investing in stocks, including what stocks are, why they're riskier than bonds, and why we all


Video: Why Do We Buy Stocks?

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

The financial world can be brutally complicated. With so many different markets and securities to choose from, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Even a question as simple as "what, exactly,


A Guide to Shorting Stocks

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Investing can’t be all puppies and rainbows. Stocks go up, and they also go down. Anyone who’s honed their ability to dig into a company’s balance sheet or pour over market data


How to Invest in Stocks: Strategies for Beginning and Advanced Investors

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

How to invest? It’s a question so broad there couldn’t possibly be a single answer to it (and beware of anyone who would tell you otherwise). The reality is that there’s a number


Invest Like the Best: Investing Strategies from the All-Time Greats

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

In a world where mutual fund managers routinely fail to beat the market and stock-pickers repeatedly struggle to find consistent success, it’s easy to think “screw it, I’m just


The Three Most Overrated Investors on Wall Street

Joe Goldman | Equities.com |

Their investments and predictions still make headlines, but their word should no longer carry much weight. There are many investors in the business world who make headlines when they simply make a


Best Investment Approach: Technical Analysis vs. Fundamental Analysis

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

It's a jungle out there for the retail investor and getting solid advice is difficult. The underlying problem is that one thing is generally true about anyone writing about the stock market or