Is Gold a Good Investment?

Date Cost Per Ounce January 1983 $510 February 1985 $282 December 1987 $500 February 1996 $414 September 1999 $253 December 2005 $515 September 2007 $700 August 2008 $879 1. Is gold a good long term investment?: No. If you are looking to invest long term, you better consider something that…

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Explain Index Funds and ETFs

Index Funds An index fund is a “passively” managed mutual fund that tries to mirror the performance of a specific index, such as the S&P 500 or the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Since index funds attempt to mirror a stock index, decisions about which stocks to buy and sell are…

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Types of Bonds

U.S. Government Bonds The bonds issued by Uncle Sam are called Treasurys. They’re grouped in three categories. U.S. Treasury bills — maturities from 90 days to one year U.S. Treasury notes — maturities from two to 10 years U.S. Treasury bonds — maturities from 10 to 30 years

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Investor Tools

Here is a list of Investor Tools. I intend to update this list, so do visit back. 1. MSN Money Investment Toolbox http://moneycentral.msn.com/investor/controls/cabx.asp?Redir=True&target=http://moneycentral.msn.com/investor/finder/customstocks.asp

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US consumer confidence on rise

By Alan Rappeport in Washington Consumer confidence in the US picked up in December, as lower levels of unemployment and bullish stock markets lifted hopes about the state of the economic recovery. Separately on Tuesday, a closely watched index showed US house prices were flat in October following five consecutive…

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Stock Exchanges of the World

Here is a list of Stock Exchanges of the World. For your information following is the List of Names and also a link to their websites. Hope you find it useful. This is available for information purpose only and do visit the stock exchanges websites to get more information on…

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List of All Stocks

Hi Here is a link to a list of All stocks, directly linking to the Stock Exchanges. Use this as a bookmark to visit the Exchange listing of all stocks. Clicking on the links should provide you with live realtime data of the stock value. Hope you find this page…

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Bing Is Better Than You Think

Bing dinged? Not so fast, Fool. New data from comScore says that Microsoft‘s (Nasdaq: MSFT) upstart search engine gained rather than lost share, as Nielsen reported in its latest MegaView Search survey. Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) also gained ground, but not as much as Bing, comScore reports. Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO), AOL…

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