Investment 101: Passive, Active and Advanced Investments


As a new investor, two main options are usually open: Mutual Funds or Individual Stocks. Determining what investment choice to prefer depends on the style you want to adapt. Would you be the conservative or the aggressive type? As differentiated by, “Mutual funds are widely regarded as a passive form of investing, while investing […]

Price Earnings Ratio: A Guide for Investors

If you are new in investing in the stock market it is easy to be amused how relatively easy it is to make a profit “buy a company when its stock price is low and sell when prices go up”. So as common sense suggests, the most important question to ask yourself when you are […]

Oil slips towards $112 as growth worries weigh


By Christopher Johnson and Alice Baghdjian (Reuters) – Brent crude oil slipped to around $112 a barrel on Tuesday as investors weighed a weaker outlook for fuel demand and sluggish economic growth against the risk of possible supply disruptions. Global economic activity has slowed this year, curbing the growth in fuel demand in Asia, Europe […]

Online Forex Trading: The Benefits and Dangers


Online forex trading continues to grow in popularity all over the globe. The world wide web, and its increased level of availability, has made it easy for people to trade currencies from any location – including from the comfort of their own home. It has also become simpler for people to learn more about what […]

US Dollar Index Forecast September 26, 2012, Technical Analysis


By FX Empire Analyst – Christopher Lewis The US Dollar Index had a positive day after initially falling in the morning on Tuesday. However, we do remain under the critical 80 handle, and this suggests that we will see some type of resistance above. Nonetheless, it does look like the “risk off” attitude of traders […]

Gold Prices September 26, 2012, Technical Analysis


By FX Empire Analyst – Christopher Lewis The gold markets attempted to rally during the session on Tuesday, but were met with fairly strong resistance and ended up forming a shooting star. We are still sitting above the $1760 level, which of course has been showing support lately. Because of this, we aren’t ready to […]

Crude Oil Prices September 26, 2012, Technical Analysis


By FX Empire Analyst – Christopher Lewis The light sweet crude markets had a negative session on Tuesday after initially trying to rally. The resulting candle for the session was a shooting star, and this suggests to us that perhaps we are going to try and break through the $90 level. However, we suggest that […]

US Dollar Finds Support as S&P 500 Rally Pauses, Gold Aims Higher


By Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist – THE TAKEAWAY: US Dollar found interim support against a backdrop of cooling upside momentum in the S&P 500. Gold prices are aiming higher after clearing resistance. S&P 500 – Prices are retesting the previously broken top of a rising channel set from early June (1459.00) as support. A […]

Oil falls to $113, extends slide


Source: Reuters Oil slipped to around USD 113 a barrel on Tuesday, extending the previous session’s steep slide, on concerns about slowing global growth and signs that Saudi Arabia is pumping at high rates to dampen prices.   A senior Gulf source said Saudi Arabia, the top crude exporter, was pumping around 10 million […]