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How Trading Commission Can Kill Profits

Alton Hill

As the number of online brokerages continues to increase at a steady pace and the competition gets fiercer, traders are often targeted with offers ranging from "commission free trading" to "as low as $4,99" brokerage fee advertisements. For traders who are starting with a low capital, brokerage fee plays an important role. At the same time, traders who have been1 Read the full article >

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How to Use Treasury ETFs to offset a Bear Market

Alton Hill

Bonds and U.S. Treasuries are a unique asset class that finds its way into an investor's portfolio in most of the cases. Widely known as a good diversification, bonds often come to the rescue of one's portfolio when the stock markets go downhill. Unless one follows a very aggressive investing strategy, bonds which are slower to move in comparison to1 Read the full article >

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The Power of Compound Returns

Alton Hill

Compound returns or compounding is probably one of the most powerful concepts in the world of financial investing. Compounding is often dubbed as the eighth wonder of the world, at least as far as the investment world is concerned. Compound interest as it is called mathematically is deceptively simple, to the point that Albert Einstein called it the greatest discovery1 Read the full article >

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How to Make Money with your Own Motif

Alton Hill

Motif investing has become the new talk of the town especially for investors who are used to active investing. Motif investing has made it easy for investors with little upfront fees and minimal deposit amounts to start building their own theme based portfolio. The popularity of motif investing comes from the fact that it brings full flexibility for investors when1 Read the full article >

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How to Create a Motif?

Alton Hill

Most investors are often used to the concept of passive investing as it is quite simple and doesn't require too much of the investor's time. One of the best examples of passive investing is index funds where investors can hold indirectly the portfolio of securities tracking the broader market. Passive investing can be called a buy and hold approach and1 Read the full article >

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How Have European ETFs performed after Brexit

Alton Hill

Despite the fact that the Eurozone often comes across systemic risks that often threaten to break the European Union, the ETF landscape for the European focused equities continues to grow steadily. More recently, the European ETFs were yet again put to the test with June 2016 Brexit referendum, which saw the UK voting to leave the EU membership. Interest in1 Read the full article >