Based purely on statistics, the “best” performing stock ever between 1957 and 2007 was Phillip Morris (cigarette maker).
If you had invested $1,000 into the company in 1957, your investment would be worth a little under $6 million today. Of course, during those 50 years, you would have had to survive the sudden dips and jumps involved without making any rash decisions, something very few investors have the stomach for.
Hedge funds are sometimes the highest-earning investment vehicles, and sometimes they do that much worse than everything else
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The mortgage forbearance agreement is designed to be a temporary solution to an unforeseen issue with the borrower
Required Rate of Return is the return that investors will expect to earn on their money, given the risk and costs involved
The IARD system is maintained by FINRA, and keeps track of all adviser registrations, which states they are licensed in
A suitability standard has been advocated by various consumer lobbying groups and legislators, but it does not exist
The Rising Wedge pattern forms when prices appear to spiral upward, with higher highs and higher lows