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Quantitative Easing: To End Or Not To End, That Is The Question

Later today, after concluding its two-day meeting, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will announce its target for the federal funds rate (between 0.00% and 0.25%) and presumably announce they are formally ending their multi-year campaign of purchasing Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities, also known as quantitative easing (QE). 463 more words

Investor Education

Alternative vs. Traditional Investments

Alternative vs. Traditional Investments

Once thought exclusive to risk-tolerant investors, the group of assets that have been called “alternative” investments is receiving the attention of more traditional investors. 372 more words

Finance

Israelis investments in Nicaragua clean energy market

*** The Israeli businessman, Idan Ofer, acquired four power plants in Nicaragua in early 2014. His fortune is valued at 6.5 billion dollars.

Nicaragua continues to position itself as one of the most attractive investment destination countries in Latin America. 258 more words

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Bad news?Good investments!

How to react to the news about new viruses, diseases? Run to buy hazmat costume? Not at all, run to invest in healthcare funds, pharmaceuticals shares! 249 more words

Svetlana Kolesova

Boo To You Too, October – Part II

What a difference a few days can make! In the span of 18 market trading days, the S&P 500 fell from its all-time high of 2019 to an intraday low of 1820 on October 15, falling 199 points, or 9.8%. 412 more words

Investor Education

Nicaragua 4 billion dollar energy plan

The Government of Nicaragua is projecting to attract 4 billion dollars in investment to finance various renewable energy projects over the next fifteen years. The Minister of Energy and Mines, Emilio Rappaccioli said these investments will generate 253MW of hydroelectric power; wind 300MW; geothermal 100MW; and solar 100MW. 957 more words

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The Perils of Penny Stocks

“The best way to avoid penny stock scams is to do independent research.” 

This article underscores the importance of researching penny stocks before investing.  Too often, the lure of “big” profits encourages people to invest without researching penny stocks.  276 more words

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