Beginner Lessons

Lesson 13: Commodities

Ever wondered how the price of gold or oil is determined? No? Well let’s discuss it because you should know it anyway.  The prices of these and other goods are determined within large exchanges such as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange… Read More ›

Lesson 12: ETFs

Mutual funds are great, but they have some drawbacks.  If you want to sell it, you have to wait to the end of the day. In addition mutual funds have some unavoidable costs and some limited functionality. In response to… Read More ›

Lesson 11: Mutual Funds

There are a lot of investments out there. There are corporate bonds, municipal bonds, small-cap stocks, mid-cap stocks, large-cap stocks, growth stocks, value stocks, the list goes on and on.  How can an investor diversify when bonds par at $1,000 and stock… Read More ›