A covered call is a popular options strategy used by investors to generate income. Covered calls can also be used to reduce the effective price of a stock.
Dividend stocks: Is dividend investing a good strategy?
Dividend investing strategies focus on dividend stocks that pay good dividends, but is this a good strategy? How does this strategy compare to the market?
How to build a diversified investment portfolio
A lot of investors and investment managers talk about diversification and diversified investment portfolios, but if you are new to investing you may be wondering: just what is a diversified investment portfolio? And how to I create one? Put simply,
Asset class returns (2018)
2018 was an odd year for asset class returns. Every asset class yielded negative real returns. Only a few asset classes yielded positive nominal returns, but failed to keep pace with inflation. Cash and short-term bonds performed the best, yielding
Stocks (also called equities) are a type of investment where an investor buys shares (“stock”) sold by a corporation. A share of stock represents partial ownership of the company and the investor becomes a shareholder in the company.