When you contribute money to a 401k or a traditional IRA, you receive a tax deduction. Your money grows tax-deferred until you withdraw it from your account. However, if you don’t withdraw it from your account, the government doesn’t get its revenue.
Are you frustrated with your relationship with investing? Does it seem like no matter what you try, your investments don’t work out? I can understand that. But please stop asking yourself “Why am I so stupid?” Instead, consider the two major reasons why many people find themselves in a situation like this. My experience tells me there are two...
One of the ways you can potentially increase your profits is to trade on margin. When you put up collateral as leverage in order to place a bigger order, you have the chance to increase your profits, since a bigger order means the potential for bigger gains.
Kevin Slavin argues that we're living in a world designed for -- and increasingly controlled by -- algorithms. In this riveting talk from TEDGlobal, he shows how these complex computer programs determine: espionage tactics, stock prices, movie scripts, and architecture. And he warns that we are writing code we can't understand, with implications we