Investing Basics

Is Mid-November Seeing the Final Drive to a Market High?

Stan Harley | |

Each month, Stan Harley publishes The Harley Market Letter, a newsletter that provides advanced technical analysis of stocks, bonds, and precious metals. Below, you'll find a few key

Pumps and Dumps Pt. 1 – Email Scams Everywhere

MisterEous | |

Today, Email Pumps and Dumps are on my mind I think of the crafty, sleazy guys that are behind the well crafted and very carefully written pumps from stock promoters who have a stake in the phony

A History of the Ponzi Scheme

Joel Anderson | |

While the banking industry was in the midst of a horrifying collapse in 2008, a scandal broke that managed to make even the most over-leveraged, sub-prime exposed hedge funds and investment banks

Words of Wisdom from Warren Buffett

Joel Anderson | |

The Oracle of Omaha has, by this point, become more legend than man. From his modest home to the reliable returns for Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A), he gives hope to everyone that a stable,

How to Invest: The DuPont System

Joel Anderson | |

When DuPont (DD) purchased a 23 percent stake in General Motors (GM) between 1917 and 1919, they tasked engineer F. Donaldson Brown with fixing the auto company’s messy finances in a bid to

How Does a Classic Pump and Dump Actually Work?

Joe Goldman | |

Shares of CYNK Technology (CYNK) crashed another 30% last Friday, almost closing the book on one of the most spectacular pump and dumps in history. CYNK rose from $0.10 to almost $22 in just a few

How To Guide: Reading An Earnings Report

Remy Merritt | |

Earnings reports are pretty intimidating. For companies, it means they must comprehensively report all movements of money within and without the business. And for investors, they mean having to

Penny Stock For Your Thoughts?

Ryan Bhandari | |

Penny stocks are tricky.  Some penny stocks have had great success. Most, though, have floundered or completely disappeared from the market. Picking a winning stock is never easy, but, when

Lend Academy's Peter Renton on How Any Investor Can Diversify with Peer-to-Peer Lending

Joel Anderson | |

The world of finance as we know it is changing rapidly, with a wave of equity crowdfunding, micro-finance, and loca-vesting threatening to permanently alter whole swaths of a capital market that

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

Eileen Meng Lu | |

  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