Month: June 2018

Qualities of a Good Portfolio Manager

Qualities of a Good Portfolio Manager

Not all of us have the luxury to oversee our investments all the time. We got our lives to run outside the world of investing. Therefore, we got to have some help from a reliable person, which in this case is a portfolio manager.   What is a portfolio manager? A portfolio manager is a…

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Derivatives 101: The Different Kinds of Derivatives

Derivatives 101: The Different Kinds of Derivatives

Aside from common stocks (and preferred stocks), currencies, commodities, and real estate, you can also trade derivatives. But what are these so-called derivatives? Derivatives are powerful, profitable, and rewarding. However, they’re not as simple as other assets. The derivative markets aren’t really similar to other financial markets.   Let’s see what derivatives are first, and…

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5 Practical Risk Management Tips to Improve Your Trades

5 Practical Risk Management Tips to Improve Your Trades

Risk management is something that many traders often overlook. With the thrill and adrenaline they get, it’s not surprising that risks are often thrown in the rearview mirror. However, remember that trading is not only for fun and excitement. You can really hype yourself up and traverse the peaks and valleys of the market terra.…

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Contracts for Differences (CFDs) 101: A Quick Introduction

Contracts for Differences (CFDs) 101: A Quick Introduction

A Contract for Differences, or CFDs, is a very powerful derivative instrument to trade with. That’s especially true if you know how to properly use it to your advantage. CFDs are highly leveraged instruments. They’re also cost-effective and tax-efficient. There are even funds that use CFDs as a significant part of their portfolio. This is…

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