Over the last couple weeks, the pundits have come out of the woodwork with all sorts of dire predictions about the tech market.
To be sure, the Nasdaq is down about 5% over the last month. But we look at declines as great buying opportunities that, if handled correctly, can help you build your net worth.
Here are four of the best investments that you can make right now to turn the market's recent turmoil to your financial advantage.
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How to Find the Best Investments Amid Global Uncertainty: A Three-Tiered Strategy
Just last year, emerging markets were predicted to be the driving force behind a more than 5% annual global growth rate. Yet on March 11, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reported that emerging markets are the reason why global growth will slow.Here are three metrics will help investors find the best investments abroad...
Don't Trust Your Broker
I've written about the dangers of relying on stockbrokers before.
You see, most stockbrokers aren't traders, and they aren't analysts, but salesmen. They usher clients into financial products with little regard for their individual financial situation or the broader markets.
That doesn't make them bad people. In fact, I have friends who are stockbrokers, and they're nice people.
These friends of mine are trustworthy and try hard to make their clients money. But at the same time, I would never let any of them handle my money, not even a small portion of it.That's why a new analysis published in yesterday's Wall Street Journal really grabbed my attention...
Keep More of Your Huge Gains with This Quick Trade
When most investors hear the phrase "hedging," they typically take an exasperated breath, roll their eyes, and think to themselves that it's far too complicated - but it's actually not.
Last week I covered a simple but very effective method to buy highly speculative biotech stocks ahead of critical announcements - and guarantee a safe exit price - even if the stock crashes as a result of poor trials results.This week I want to expand on the same idea and focus on protecting hard-earned gains on big winners...
Best Stocks to Buy Now: How to Play 2014's Most Profitable Trends Today
Best Investments for the week ending Feb. 21, 2014: U.S. stocks slipped last week as markets reacted to a string of disappointing data from housing to manufacturing.
For the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.3% to close at 16,103.30. The S&P 500 Index lost 0.1% to end at 1,836.25. The Nasdaq tacked on 0.5% to end at 4,263.41.Following is a recap from last week...
Tech Investing 2014: The Hidden Profit Opportunity in Canceled Flights
We all know what a lousy winter this has been. So if you've been doing any traveling, I'm hoping you haven't been victimized by one of the 75,000 commercial flights that the nation's airline industry has scrubbed since Dec. 1.
That's the industry's worst showing in 25 years, says The Associated Press.To continue reading, please click here...
My "Sominex Strategy" for Big Profit in This Rocky Market
"Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it." -Warren Buffett
It's tough to argue with the "Oracle of Omaha." And Buffett is right: Investor "folly" creates some of the biggest moneymaking opportunities you'll find in stocks.Just look at the whipsaw-trading we've been seeing in recent weeks...
Should I Invest In Gold Stocks Today?
One way to profit from gold's rise is by investing in physical gold. But another sometimes more lucrative way to profit from rising gold prices is to invest in gold stocks.
From gold miners to royalty companies and ETFs there are many different ways to invest in gold stocks.Find out which gold stocks could be the best investments this year...