My Stock Secret

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‘Stock Market’

Stock Splits

I often wonder if stock splits are really that good for an investor. I have posed this question to many experts with varying opinions. Some feel that a stock split encourages growth and shows the health of a particular company, while others say it has little to no effect at all. Both parties are correct but I tend to believe a split… Read More

Year End Review

2014 is here and I wanted to share with everyone how I did with my stocks for last year. I have been researching the stock market for a couple of years now and only started to invest in the market on August 27th 2013. Please keep in mind that these returns are representative of a four month period only. I would… Read More

Price to Earnings Ratio – P/E

The standard definition of ‘Price-Earnings Ratio – P/E Ratio’  is the valuation ratio of a company’s current share price compared to its per-share earnings. The P/E ratio is calculated as: Market Value per Share/Earnings per Share (EPS) For example, if a stock is currently trading at $50 a share and earnings over the last 12 months were $2.00 per share, the P/E… Read More

How To Select A Stock

Selecting a stock can be a challenge. Finding one that can check all the boxes in your rule book may seem impossible but with some effort some gems can be found. I usually start by looking at my stock portfolio to see where I am currently lacking strength. Once I determine the market sector I am weakest in I start… Read More

My Stock Secret

In our experience, people who invest tend not to follow their money as thoroughly as they should. Often times we take the advice of stock brokers and bankers as the definitive word in how to invest never once following up on their advise. We assume that they know more than we do, and have our best interests at heart which… Read More