Bonds are the Cinderella of the global capital markets. Noone talks about them in the news, and people don’t get as excited about buying them as they do with stocks, currencies, and…nearly everything else! But given a chance, they shine.
Well, I’m talking about them today! Learn about buying bonds from A to Z in this week’s podcast.
The Wall Street Geek is hosted by Michelle Price, Managing Principal of Price Capital LLC in NYC and author of “How to Buy Stocks Online” (available at Amazon).
In this show, I talk about what history tells us about how the market may move in the next few months, important upcoming Washington initiatives and related sectors to watch, and ways to keep more money in your wallet.
Most importantly, I cover what needs to happen in Washington during the fiscal cliff discussions in order for the market to avoid a 2013 recession.
The markets may move one way or the other depending on the outcome of the November 6th elections. A good investor thinks ahead. This podcast does much of the work for you by giving you investment moves to consider based upon three scenarios: if the Republicans gain a majority in Washington, if the Democrats gain [...]
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After turning $1100 into $7015 in the stock market right out of college, the author of "The Wall Street Geek" worked for 15 years on Wall Street. In this investment blog, she gives investment tips and insights to help everyday investors be successful. Read More >>
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