Wine investing: will you end up with profits or plonk?


Nowadays however, the wine market has changed vividly.  The investment market for wine is less gentlemanly and more profit driven. Specialist Wine Merchant Pete Goss of Richard Dawes Fine Wine says, “The main driving force of the rapid growth has been the huge demand from Asia… Asian markets tend not to be driven by speculators, but by drinkers. As more of the top wines are consumed earlier and earlier, stocks are declining at a faster pace. We are seeing more interest from China, where Read more [...]

Why workers are botching their 401k investments


Jack Van Derhei, who is a research director at ERBI (Emplyee Benefit Research Institute says, “The big risk is that they end up with a nest egg that’s far short of where it needs to be to fund their retirement.” This is a worrying fact, seeing as 61% of people say their 401k is the only financial support they plan on falling back on. It’s undeniable that the 401k is the best way for workers to put money aside for when they retire. The tax rates are unbeatable and with the employee match Read more [...]

Why gold is a better investment than diamonds


To put it plainly, India as a country is obsessed with gold & diamonds. The world has a vast history with precious gems & diamonds and India is recognised to have discovered and mined them approximately 6,000 years ago. Since then we have developed a complex relationship with the substances. In terms of investment, gold remains a solid choice and has been for thousands of years. Diamonds on the other hand are a completely different story. The public have been lured into thinking diamond Read more [...]

Trader turns $1,500 to $1 million in 3 years


This method is by no means for everyone, and he would be the first to admit it. Grittani said, “I’ve been trading every single day for almost three years, and it’s been a slow, day-to-day process”. The life of a penny stock trader like Grittani is spent in front of a computer screen all day every day, buying and selling select stock at the correct time. Penny stocks don’t usually remain in his possession for long, most are gone in minutes and a few will last a few days at most. This in and out Read more [...]

The Benefits of Owning Blue Chip Stocks


The definition of a blue chip stock The exact definition of a blue chip stock is hard to tie down to definitive criteria. Potter Stuart, a Supreme Court Justice states “I can’t explain it, but I know it when I see it” on the matter of blue chip stocks. It is generally agreed by professional investors that a blue chip stock must have some important characteristics, such as: Good credit ratings. This includes the bond markets as well as the commercial paper markets. In terms of profit, Read more [...]