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Dollar down more than 1% against yen

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Dollar down more than 1% against yen

Investing.com – The dollar fell sharply against the yen on Tuesday, tumbling more than 1% after an official from the G7 said an earlier statement on exchange rates was misinterpreted. During U.S. morning trade, the greenback fell to session lows
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What South Africa's Mining Turmoil Means for Investing in Gold …

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What South Africa's Mining Turmoil Means for Investing in Gold …

You know that investing in gold got a QE3 boost, but do you know what other global events are impacting gold prices? Read this for the latest. Money Morning – Only The News You Can Profit From.
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K and Actual Estate Investing-An Overview

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Is it feasible to combine your 401k and actual estate investing? Would not it be great to invest in real estate with a maximum quantity of pre-tax bucks, realize the massive gains possible only with actual estate investing, and then re-commit these bucks in your tax-totally free 401k?

Of course it would, and there are ways for the savvy investor to mix their 401k and real estate investing.

Initial, you could borrow money from your 401k. This is not necessarily the greatest way to mix your 401k and real estate investing, but it may be worth looking into if you have no other available funds for investing. Understand that there are limitations on the amount you can borrow, and the curiosity you spend will not be deductible, as it would with a common home loan. Select this option only following performing your homework.

The second technique of combining your 401k and real estate investing is the IRA roll-over. If your 401k allows you the benefit of rolling over into an Individual Retirement Account, this may be the best way for you to go. Choose a particular type of IRA- called a “Self-Directed IRA” to roll your funds into.

The Self-Directed IRA is a very powerful investment car that allows you to immediate exactly how your money is invested, within certain limitations. For instance, you could direct that the money be invested in a REIT (actual estate investment trust), an apartment complex, or a strip mall. When you sell and understand a revenue, the improve in the IRA is tax-deferred. This is a massive advantage, and you ought to truly consider this technique of combining your 401k and real estate investing.

1 draw back to the roll-more than – you would be providing up the employer contribution part of your 401K deposits, if any. An additional reason why you ought to weigh this option cautiously before deciding to use it to combine your 401k and real estate investing.

Lastly, and the simplest method of combining your 401k and actual estate investing, is to ask your 401k account manager if they allow the funds to be invested in REIT’s straight. Some do, and this is a reduced risk, high return technique for a lot of investors.

Whatever you do, do not make a hasty decision to combine your . Every of the above methods has a various risk/reward ratio, and you should familiarize yourself with them first, before risking your hard-attained money.

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Your Questions About Investing In Restaurants Can Work

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Charles asks…

I have a 1000 dollars invest what are some good penny stock/stocks to invest in?

Iam new to investing and not really sure where to start i was thinking of putting 1000 dollars into Sharper image which was at 15 cents per share then went up to 23 per share today. If this is not a good investment what are some good investments like penny stocks or where should i start. also could you give me the symbol of some good investment stocks to maybe look up.

Justin answers:

Before you invest your money, I suggest that you look at the 5 aspects of a company first, that way you will have an idea.

First the company
>> How long had they been in business
>> Are they legal
>> Are they a New York Stocks Exchange Company (NYSE)
—This is relevant, because only real companies may do trades on the NYSE, (So you better watch out for those get rich scheme out there, if they are not trading in NYSE, then most probably they are a scam.

>> Also if the company is growing, you will see them highlighted on Money Magazines, like Forbes, Business Week, Fortune, Success, Financial World and alike- This is a 3rd party validation, meaning they are recognized by others

>>Their sales history for the last 15 years, why 15 years not 1 year? This shows how stable they are

Second the NEED/Marketplace
>>Does the company’s product in need? If it’s in need then people will want it, if the demand is high so is the income or revenue, which means their stocks will go up.

>>Marketplace–Is the market saturated with the product or only few people have it? If only few people have it, that means there is a HUGE potential for making money out of it, because others would want it, remember the NEED.

Third the Product
>> You need to know if the product is
GOOD
Affordable for people to buy
Unique
Revolutionary
The NEED for the product

Some examples to think about is, what are the major problems in United States today, and then you go back and look at the product, if the company’s product is the solution, if it’s good and affordable- Then yes you will make money out of it.

See stocks goes up and down depending on 2 basic principles Supply and Demand. If the supply is low and the demand is high= HUGE $$$

Fourth the Compensation
>> How do you make money out of it, is it by just buying the stocks, or are you investing some money now to make more later?

—-See the problem is, because of a lot of scammers out there, few good companies also are judged without being evaluated first, so what do I mean by that.

What I mean is, nowadays when you have to put out money first so that you can make money, or if a company asks you for money first, they say it is most likely a scam.

My 2 cents on this is, it is not always the case. Ok you go to school and study Medicine, Law or Engineering– Why did you study? So you could get a job that pays good ( Urrrmm, did you have to pay them first? Most likely you would say, oh I have a grant, ok but still it is payed first right?) SO is that a scam?

Ok you said you have 1000 dollars, you actually are making a risk, and putting money out of of your pocket- My question would be, how sure are you that you will not lose that money?
But would you consider investing less money instead?

If you are doing a business, do you get paid before you start your own business or do you get paid better after you have established your business, see, when you start your own business it will not take off right away, if others say you will get 1k in a day or a week right a way, well you better watch out, but like I said there are few good companies out there.

>> I actually know one, but I will only show you if you are really motivated, enough.

My questions would be
Do you have extra time?
Are you motivated enough to make money?
Are your options open to make an extra income?
Do you like to share your thoughts and experiences with people- like when you watched a good movie or ate a good food on a restaurant, do you tell them to people?

About the company I am with

We have a unique product

It is a solution to some of the major problems that US has, why some? Well we don’t have the cure for Cancer,

Yes the company actually trades in NYSE and has been established more than 3 decades.

I forgot the 5th is- TIMING
so actually now is the best time to join the ride, as we are about to sky rocket, I wanted to offer it to you so 5-10 years from now you can go ahead and look back, and tell to your self that you are glad you grabbed the opportunity.

You may or may not like it, but the opportunity is here in front of you, so what are you going to do about it?

Does it include selling?My question would be, if you ate a good food, would you tell it to your friends or to someone else? You referred them to that restaurant you just ate at, and they go and eat over there, do you get paid for referring the restaurant to them?

How about a music or a dvd or a movie that you liked, you actually tell i to people right, but you don’t get compensated for that. But still you do it.

What we have, people need, the good thing with this company I am with is, when you start you give more time to it and earn some money, but as you go and build your business, you will spend less time and make more money.

(Draw a bow, and inside the box draw a line from one corner to the other, just one line, and then on top write TIME and at the bottom write Money) so that is a graphical view of what I am saying.

Like I said, you may or may not like it, but you could get more for visiting my website, reading some information and watching some movies.

Otherwise, the 5 areas that I gave you, you can use to evaluate a company, if you can make money with them or not.

If you want more information about the company I am with, then send your request to jansoph[@]gmail.com or here on meanne0729[@]yahoo.com

I hope that answers your questions.

John asks…

Which are the top 3 fast food restaurants you visit on a yearly basis?

I may possiby invest in one down the road, and this kind of poll could be helpful. Thank You.
It’s been a month
since I’ve asked questions
I hope my contacts check their area to
see q’s asked !!

Justin answers:

Mickey Ds
Burger King
Wendys.

I would say popeyes but we don’t have one here in Raleigh.
Why not open a popeyes here in Wake County for me to go to?

Joseph asks…

Should I invest mine money in a suburban apt or inner citie?

I want to invest 400 on an apt where I feel safe and comfortable living.

Justin answers:

If I were starting over again….

I’d buy as much as possible in the area of the city where the 25-35 year olds want to live. Places that are walking distance to public transportation, restaurants, clubs, coffee shops, grocery stores etc.

I’d also rent in these areas, even if it cost a little extra.

Enjoy your youth, or your locale while unencumbered by children. It quite possibly will be the most fun part of your life, the suburb will always be there for you when you need a good school system.

Paul asks…

I want to invest in a Mobile Food Court. What are the legal implication/ Rules I need to follow?

Im a employee in Pune. Seeing more oppurtunities in food industry ….I want to invest in a Mobile Food Court. What are the legal implication/ Rules I need to follow.

Justin answers:

You need to get the Hepatitis A vaccination and preferably the one for Hep. B too. Where ever your mobile food court will be, you will have to pay rent/lease to the owner of the land which will most likely be the city or the county. You may have to follow the rules of operating hours, but I am not too sure on this one. Restaurants of all kind whether mobile ones or not are always in great demand and I think your idea is great. Good luck.

Michael asks…

I’m a pro surfer who has saved up enough money to invest in a business?

I am quite well known in the local area, and would like to invest in a business. Any ideas?

Justin answers:

My partner is a body-boarder ( now you hate me lol) and I got him involved in an online business because he can still travel all over the world whenever he wants and put in an hour or two a day when he can it works great for him and the money is pretty great too
( www.homebusinesscreations.com.au )

But im guessing you want to have a shop front where you are involved in your local community? In that case do what you do best and that is surfing so invest in that. Friends of mine are a surfing family and they have invested in an organic Skin care business and others have opened an organic/healthy restaurant aimed at the local surfing community where they advertise everything to do with surfing.

Donald asks…

How long do leftovers keep in a minifridge?

I frequently do not finish my meals at restaurants, so I take them home in the little Styrofoam boxes and put them in my mini fridge. Usually this is a cheeseburger or chicken strips. How long do these keep before they go bad?

Justin answers:

You would do better to invest in a few resealable containers to keep the air out, but you should open the box and smell whatever it is that you want to reheat and eat. The general rule for leftovers is 72 hours or so, but not everything keeps that long and some things keep longer.

William asks…

Does anyone know any cheats to get gems on restaurant story and fashion story?

I want to know if there are any cheats to get gems for free on restaurant story and fashion story. If you know any I would really appreciate it if you tell me. Thanks 🙂

Justin answers:

Yes, before the intitial encounter go to the side street behind the bar, you’ll find a store that specializes in unorthodox clothing (no questions asked) then invest yourself with a knitted cotton black overalls (long sleeves, black denims, gloves, shoes and a bonnet.) then go up to the 2nd floor and get yourself some hard items (baton recommended). After getting said requirements – put them on, fashionably as possible, then wait behind the restaurant at the alley untill dark for the manager to come out. And without warning tackle him and hit him (repeatedly when necessary) until knocked out cold. Then wait for loot to drop or just pick it up yourself (on his unconscious and/or dead body) then proceed to another location where no one knows to change back to normal attire. Then afterwards go to the restaurant and eat like a boss, like nothing happened.

Hope this helps. 😀

Chris asks…

What are good things to import that have a high profit?

Where to import from? Profit if investing $100,000? How long will it take? Who to sell to?

Justin answers:

Highly specialized foods that could be sold to upper class restaurants.

For example Olive Oil from sicily (south italy) is probably one of the best in the world.
The plants are usually cultivated with old methods and the production is considered part work and part art.

I know this group of companies:
http://www.verdoroliosicilia.com/

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Gold / Silver / Copper futures – Weekly outlook: May 27 – 31

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Gold / Silver / Copper futures – Weekly outlook: May 27 – 31

Investing.com – Gold futures edged modestly lower on Friday, as investors weighed the need for further stimulus in the U.S. following the release of better-than-expected data on durable goods orders. Moves in the gold price this year have largely
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Investing In Apple: Risk Management 101

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Investing In Apple: Risk Management 101

In recent weeks, while investors appeared to be piling out of Apple (AAPL), I have seen many articles with suggestions on how Tim Cook should run his company. While I consider myself a savvy investor from the standpoint of uncovering value using models
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Simple Manual to Investing in ISA Stocks and Shares

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In a nutshell, an ISA (which stands for Individual Cost savings Account) is a cost savings car for your investments that provides you an annual tax-free allowance. My prior article titled ‘Essential Guide to Understanding ISA’s in 2011’ explained in simple terms exactly what ISA’s entail and outlined their primary benefits.

Stocks and Shares ISA’s are riskier and more complex than Money ISA’s. Even though they can deliver higher returns on your investments, they carry no assure of this.

The subsequent guide will look at how you can go about investing in Shares and Shares ISA’s so that you know how to avoid their main pitfalls.

Hedging Your Danger

When it comes to investing your money, the first rule is not to place all your eggs in 1 basket. In other words, if all your cash is invested in just one fund for numerous years, it runs a much higher risk of falling in value due to unforeseen global market events. These downfalls can consist of weak efficiency in the stock marketplace index, a collapse in the companies or lack of development in the part of the world in where your investment lies and a very poor investing strategy from your fund manager.

If you’ve never gone the ISA route, it’s a good concept to start with a Money ISA first before you spread your wings on the Uk stock marketplace.

When it comes to a Stocks and Shares ISA’s, what you want to do is grow a portfolio over time, steadily adding to it to in a way that suits your lengthy-term financial goals. You are also strongly advised to start with secure money, then when you get the hang of issues you will be much better positioned to take riskier investments. Examples of a good location to begin would be a FTSE tracker fund or United kingdom equity income fund, which would involve companies you currently know and have confidence in.

Other secure bets include a United kingdom corporate bond fund which permits for your money to invests in the debt of large blue-chip businesses, or a Uk ‘growth’ fund that targets smaller British companies that are likely to see rapid development in the near future.

If you then wanted to inject much more danger, you could branch out to consider an investment fund overseas in Europe or the US. Other examples of much more sophisticated investing include a United kingdom income fund, and money that commit in high-yield (consequently greater danger) bonds in commercial house, commodities and rising markets.

All in all, the best way to commit in Shares and Shares ISA’s, irrespective of the risk level you have an appetite for, is to goal for diversification in between different asset classes this kind of as money, equities, bonds, property and commodities. In this way, your investment portfolio will be well-balanced and nicely-positioned to weather the organic ups and downs of the stock marketplace.

Investment Fund Dependability

Be aware that the previous performance of a fund is not a dependable indicator of its ongoing success. Funds might deliver excellent returns for a period of time, but this can alter drastically primarily based on stock marketplace fluctuations.

Rather of focusing on a fund based on its recent positive monitor record, it is more essential to see how it has been produced to carry out in relation to the stock market index it is linked to. For instance, if a Uk mid-cap fund is up ten% over the past twelve months but the FTSE 250 has elevated by twelve%, this means it has really underperformed. If the fund has risen by 15%, your manager has done their task nicely in beating the index, which is what you’re aiming for.

Also, know that because equities are by natural means unstable, unfavorable returns over a brief time period aren’t a cause for concern, however you need to view how the fund performs in relation to the index, as explained in the above paragraph.

Evaluating Funds

When shopping around for appropriate money to invest in, the essential statistics to maintain an eye out for are their annual performances more than one, 3 and five years.

Or else called ‘discrete’ efficiency statistics, they ought to preferably rank in the leading fifty percent of any published league of fund performers more than every of those intervals. You may also find the efficiency outlined as becoming in a particular ‘quartile’ – this amounts to the reality that if, for instance, an investment fund sector consists of a hundred and twenty funds the leading thirty performers signify the top quartile and the subsequent thirty will sit in the 2nd quartile. A well-managed fund ought to rank in both the initial or 2nd quartile.

Some web sites also help with fund comparison by utilizing what is called a Crown Score. This indicates the fund categories obtain 1, 2 or 3 crowns based on their previous performance information. Money with 3 crowns signify the leading 20% of funds in their sector, the subsequent 30% obtain 2 crowns and the relaxation are offered 1 crown.

The most important element in selecting the right money is to do your study. Also evaluation every fund’s details sheet provided by your fund manager, this will give you extra info on how the fund has performed more than the many years.

Summary

A , if chosen properly, can offer you an excellent return on your investment. The above manual assists you understand the primary ways to avoid pitfalls when choosing which types will fit you greatest.

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