• Options: Maybe Not An Option For You
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    If you follow markets, you may have heard someone, at some point, talking about making put or call orders on a security. Other than making the inference that puts or calls are a different kind of way of holding a stock, you’d probably be very confused. That inference isn’t completely right, but it does capture […]

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  • The Market May Be In The Dumps, But Gold Jumps
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    Many people know of the common stock trading that happens daily. A person can purchase shares of any public company from Tesla to Ferrari, Amazon to Target, or Apple to Microsoft. I think you get my point. But, did you know that you can purchase gold? This is not like a gold necklace. The gold […]

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  • The Inevitable Pop
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    The financial bubble is a situation in which prices for securities, especially stocks, rise far above their actual value. A bubble usually occurs when investors either anticipate the demand of a stock to be increased, or the stock will become profitable in a very short period of time. Because of the bubble, the price of […]

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  • A Real Bad Day for LinkedIn
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    They have no reason to be happy. What’s that faint sound I hear in after hours trading on February 5th, 2016? Might it be after LinkedIn released their Q4 earnings? It sounds like a bubble popping. Why did LinkedIn lose $11.1 billion in a single trading day? Surely a -44.45% drop in price cannot be […]

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  • Causes and Effects of the Recession
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    “As long as greed is stronger than compassion, there will always be suffering.” – Rusty Eric The year is 2003. The bursting of the dot-com bubble and a post-911 mindset remain detrimental to the global economy. In a desperate attempt to increase market activity, The Federal Reserve lowers interest rates to 1% – and the […]

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