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Kris Gunnars

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Kopavogur, Gullbringusysla, Iceland
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It is incredibly easy to buy stocks on the internet these days. No matter which country you live in, you can easily buy stocks in all of the world’s biggest stock markets — including the US. Here are the 3 simple steps to buy stocks online. 1. Open an account ... [Read more...] ...
Posted: Mar 07 2019 @ 5:47 AM
According to the latest stats, 92% of professional fund managers are unable to beat the market. In this case, “the market” refers to the S&P500 — an index of 500 large publically traded companies in the US. This means that even most professional stock pickers are unable to get higher ... [Read more...] ...
Posted: Feb 27 2019 @ 7:00 AM
Stock buybacks are the preferred method of many companies to return money to shareholders. This involves the companies buying back their own shares on the open market, then effectively destroying the shares. When done right, this is good for investors as it reduces the number of outstanding shares and raises ... [Read more...] Read the full article here: 5 Ways Stock Buybacks Can be Bad ...
Posted: Feb 19 2019 @ 5:10 AM
There has been a lot of controversy about stock buybacks in recent years. Some of the criticism is valid, but a lot of it seems to be based on a basic misunderstanding of what stock buybacks are and how they work. A stock buyback involves a company buying its own shares on the open market, ... Read moreWhy Stock Buybacks Are Good for Investors The post Why Stock Buybacks Are Good ...
Posted: Feb 14 2019 @ 10:44 AM
Many great stocks that used to be overvalued are now reasonably priced at the start of 2019. This is largely due to the brutal stock market correction in the fourth quarter of 2018. Stocks have now recovered about half of their losses, but are still about 10% away from the all-time highs set in September. ... Read moreMy 5 Best Stock Picks for 2019 The post My 5 Best Stock Picks ...
Posted: Feb 11 2019 @ 8:57 AM
If you are like me, you are not always 100% invested in your brokerage account. Chances are that you have a significant amount of cash just sitting there, slowly being eaten away by inflation while you wait for a good opportunity to invest it. To start with, you should check your broker’s website or call ... Read moreWhere to Park Cash to Maximize Interest Rates in Your Brokerage Account The post ...
Posted: Feb 08 2019 @ 11:30 AM
The PEG ratio (price/earnings to growth) is a useful stock valuation measure. It is calculated by dividing a stock’s price-to-earnings (PE) ratio with the company’s earnings growth. If you are trying to determine if a company’s stock is expensive, cheap or fairly valued, then this is one of the best ratios to look at, especially ... Read morePEG Ratio: The Price/Earnings to Growth Ratio Explained The post PEG Ratio: The Price/Earnings ...
Posted: Feb 04 2019 @ 9:34 AM
Facebook (FB) stock is one of the core holdings in my buy and hold portfolio. This has made me somewhat of a contrarian in recent months, as the company has been plagued with negative headlines from the news media. I personally believe that the various privacy scandals are overblown. In most cases, the news reports ... Read moreKey Takeaways From Facebook’s 2018 Earnings Report The post Key Takeaways From Facebook’s 2018 ...
Posted: Feb 02 2019 @ 11:38 AM


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