Tag: Money

Investment Property Financing

Don’t speculate on rising home values, speculating is not investing! “Lots of people made Lots of money this way during the housing boom
Investing is accepting some risk in order to get returns on your investment.
By taking control of your deals and structuring them so you have built-in equity or positive cash flow when you buy will greatly increase your odds of success.

Investing in India

As investments go, India has really great long-term prospects. No doubt about it. Indeed, India has enjoyed very decent growth rates for the last decade, pulling many of its people out of poverty in the process. But investing in India…

The Euro Rose to a Three-Week High Against the Yen

The euro rose to a three-week high against the yen as the European Central Bank member Jozef Makuch said it is “highly probable” that the bank will raise interest rates next week.

Japan’s currency weakened against all of its major counterparts on the prospect of the Bank of Japan leaving borrowing costs unchanged into 2012. Inflation in Germany stayed at the highest level in more than two years in March, a report is forecast to show today.

How to Invest

The current bull market in U.S. stocks celebrated its second birthday on March 9.

With human beings, a 2-year-old is a lusty toddler with a lot more growing to do. For a bull-market-run in stocks, however – particularly a bull market as vigorous as this one has been – the two-year mark is a good time to start searching for some serious signs of aging.

Don’t get me wrong: The U.S. bull market could continue – indeed, it probably will continue for some time to come.

But we are almost certainly much closer to its end than we are to its March 9, 2009 day of birth.

And that reality means that we need to invest in a certain way.