Financial Ratios to assess investment performance: the Treynor and Sortino ratios

Guest post by Shivam Patel Ever hear a friend rave about a hotshot portfolio manager who doubled his money in a year? Chances are your friend had a...

How to invest your first $500

Spend any time in personal finance forums and you’ll quickly see that the same questions come up time and time again. A common one follows the form...

Why Index Funds are the Best

Everyone says you should be investing in Index Funds. Apparently they’re all the rage but how does one get involved in index funds. To answer that let’s...

The Gold Crash

The price of gold took an elevator ride all the way down to the basement last week when it crashed nearly 4%...in just a few seconds. The reason:...

3 Peter Lynch Books That Will Inspire You

Peter Lynch Books Source: Bloomberg Instead of turning to Carl from your local gym for investing advice, you’ll probably be more successful getting advice from an expert. Who better to...

How to Read Earnings Reports

Earnings report stock trends, profit and more but making sense of an earnings report can seem daunting especially in light of companies like Enron and Worldcom. Making Sense...