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Types of investments. There are several
ways to invest your money. Each type of investment offers distinct
benefits, risks and carries certain costs and trading fees. Below are
some of the most common.
Bonds are securities founded on debt. Bonds can provide a steady stream
of income. Lend out your money by purchasing bonds. You will earn
interest on the money you lent and eventually be paid back your initial
(Certificates of Deposit)
A CD is a low risk investment deposit account that has higher interest
yields than a savings account. You invest your money in CDs as a fixed
investment for a fixed amount of time at a fixed rate.
Forex is short for Foreign Exchange it is also known as FX. The FOREIGN
EXCHANGE (FOREX, FX) market is not a "market" in the traditional sense.
There is no centralized location for trading as there is in futures or
stocks. Trading occurs around the clock over the telephone and on
computer terminals at thousands of locations worldwide.
to Peer Lending
Investment opportunities for
business owners and entrepreneurs as lenders. Returns can be
greater than 10%.
Precious metals are widely regarded as a
defensive asset that can provide a level of security for an investor’s
principal during volatile economic times. Over the past 40 years,
precious metals have continued to maintain
their value and have gradually risen in value; in fact, gold has
increased well over 300% in value over the past five years.
Purchase a share (or shares) of a business, makes you a shareholder and
you can receive profits (dividends). If the company you purchased
stocks in is profitable your share (%) increases in value.
A money market account is similiar to a savings account. With a money
market account you gain savings with a higher interest rate but they
have higher minimum balance requirements.
Mutual Funds (equities
& securities = stocks and bonds)
Generally you will hire a professional investor to manage your mutual
funds. Investment strategies differ but involve purchasing a mixture of
stocks and bonds.
Avoid - SEC FRAUD WARNING
Binary Options are extremly short term all or nothing type of options.
You invest a certain amount of money and it pays out a certain
percentage and it has an expiration time (usually one hour investment
but can also be a full day).