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Top 7 Benefits of Hiring an Event Planner

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 Rahul Rai (April 22, 2015)  At the outset, hiring an event planner or services may look like waste of money. But if you analyze the whole thing, you would realize hiring an event planner can be actually a lot cheaper than hosting an event on your own. Here are the top 7 benefits of hiring an event planner. Brings in the benefits of experience: Professional event planners bring years of experience in the same .. (Futures and Commodities)

How to Invest In Managed Futures

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 Ritika M Bhave (June 26, 2014)  Managed Futures: The Managed Futures are accounts that are administered by professional commodity trading advisors (CTAs). They are very similar to mutual funds, but they do futures trading and futures options. This can be a far more appealing and more secure way to invest in the commodity futures, rather trading your own account. The futures markets are the most direct way of .. (Futures and Commodities)

How to Invest In Commodities is Good

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 Ritika M Bhave (June 22, 2014)  This may be one really confusing asks, especially for new traders or inexperienced investors. Some also may believe that you must trade futures contracts only risk to invest in commodities. But, there really is a wide array of investment options available, so it is much easier. Although commodities likely should not constitute most of your portfolio, it can be a great way to let .. (Futures and Commodities)

Forex trading vs Commodity trading

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 Ritika M Bhave (June 18, 2014)  Somehow I've met a lot of folks which trade forex. And I trade relatively well in commodities. At Forex, there are many algorithms going off. But my impression is that it is much easier to making money out of commodities, which makes a lot more sense trends. So why do people trade forex? And we all know, It's not nice to Forex trading, as trade in Commodities. 1. Ease of trading: .. (Futures and Commodities)

Gold Buying Tips and Things to Keep in Mind

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 Ritika M Bhave (June 11, 2014)  Days have passed when investing in gold is limited to the conspiracy theorists and the world ends diviners. One need only look at the diversity of commodity investment in the marketplace for investors looking to add a ray of gold for their holdings. Gold is fungible, portable, and accepted in any part of world. This article describes some kee ways to invest in gold. The best option .. (Futures and Commodities)

It's Time for Investing in Precious Metals

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 Ritika M Bhave (May 17, 2014)  The investment in precious metals is a good alternative to earn huge profits. By making adequate research of the market changes, the details regarding the prices offered, and economic concerns such as inflation, and the recession can be found out. This information may be analyzed in planning strategies for making prudent investments in various stocks of precious metals. Gold and silver . (Futures and Commodities)

Did You Know, How Buying Gold Affect Indian Economy

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 Apoorva Singh (May 14, 2014)  India's love of imported gold is putting undue pressure on the country’s current account deficit, which is expected to be above $65 billion for the 2011–12 fiscal year. And CAD touched an all-time high of USD 88.2 billion or 4.8 per cent of GDP in 2012-13. Encouraged by rise in exports and decline in gold imports, the current account deficit (CAD) in India will come down to . (Futures and Commodities)

Best Gold Investment Options in India

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 Apoorva Singh (May 11, 2014)  In India there are several ways you can invest in gold. Before any option for buy the precious metal gold, you must know the pros and cons of each type. The research shows that gold is one of the popular ways of investment in India. The cultural meaning of the metal also plays a major role in its popularity. There are multiple ways of investing in gold and each one has its own benefits .. (Futures and Commodities)

Pros and Cons of Online Commodity Trading

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 Ritika M Bhave (May 10, 2014)  Trade in commodities is an investment strategy wherein assets are traded instead of stocks. Commodities can be negotiated at spot level or futures exchanges, futures contracts. A futures contract is an arrangement between two parties to buy or sell an asset at a given time in the future at a fixed price. Trade in commodities online has turned becoming more common as the Internet has .. (Futures and Commodities)

Great Factors About Investing in Commodities

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 Ridds Tanwer (September 27, 2013)  Our lifestyle depend on basic products but the majority are overly afraid to invest in them. While growth stocks and real estate regions are respected “sure bets which can only rise", even the mention of the term “commodities" creates a huge fear among the investors. The human beings are entirely dependent on basic products by many eras. Everybody needs to food and clothing . (Futures and Commodities)

Know The Golden Facts About Precious Matel Gold Before Buy

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 Ridds Tanwer (September 24, 2013)  From of many decade people have acknowledged and esteemed gold like an extremely precious commodity. Golden jewelery never gets old. In contrast to many other precious metals solid gold not react with other jewellery elements to create a residual that builds up on few of them prior to transferring your skin as a blemish. Persons having been an allergic or issues with tinged combined .. (Futures and Commodities)

What is Arbitrage in Commodity Markets

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 Ridds Tanwer (September 21, 2013)  There are no hazards and no refunds, is the core theory of investment. But there are the fleeting moments when the stakes might be reduced and returns maximized. Welcome to the world of arbitration. Taken in the arbitration combinations that match your tenders get hit that to capitalize disequilibrium, the profit is the gap between market price. An arbitrageur will be commonly buying a .. (Futures and Commodities)

Commodities Technical And Fundamental Analysis

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 Ridds Tanwer (September 18, 2013)  The analyzes have played a significant role in an attempt to figure out how commodities markets (price) will be moved in the hope to provide a user from upperhand about how and when to trade in the market. For anybody who has continued to commodity futures trading markets in the case of farmer, a scalper's market or buyer of a commodity, who have heard about and will most likely used .. (Futures and Commodities)

Know The Difference Between Commodities and a Futures Contract

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 Ridds Tanwer (September 16, 2013)  The majority of the people use these stocks market terms interchangeably. Technically, raw materials or commodities are the physical item being negotiated, such as gold, crude oil, grains, etc. Futures are contracts representing physical commodity in the stocks. Simple means " Commodity is a physical goods that can be touched or feel, like silver, gold and crude oil. “ and " .. (Futures and Commodities)

Best Stock & Commodity Advisory Firms In India

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 Ridds Tanwer (September 10, 2013)  The commodities market is a riskier marketplace for investing and trading at this market is always very eager to gain more and more profits in it. The marketplace involving both legally the metals and agricultural commodities. Merchants who are generally interested in this the market need to be very careful while investments. Metals at the raw materials market that must be subject to .. (Futures and Commodities)

Best Reasons for Malaysia Property Investment

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 Deanie Canales (August 28, 2013)  When considering real property investment, consider the thought thoroughly. A bad investment may not bring you money and instead waste your valuable resources. If you'll research properly, you will know where to place your investments so as for you to gain some huge cash within time. Although it is possible to decide to invest your money on different properties, nothing stands near .. (Futures and Commodities)

All About Metal Trading Online

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 Uday Patel (June 24, 2013)  People love to invest in the costly metals like the silver and gold as they do not change so much in the International markets and the trading arena. There are lots of people who are investing their amount of money in the silver metal as the form of the insurance. This isto fight out any possibility of the economic crisis and bad phase. As it is true with any other kinds of the .. (Futures and Commodities)

Investing in Thailand, especially in Koh Samui

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 Teresa Desposito (September 04, 2012)  When you arrive on the island of Koh Samui, by ferry or plane, you will be amazed by this island from which you can have a wonderful sea views from almost every point. The airport is considered one of the most beautiful and characteristic of the world, surrounded by a lush tropical garden and floral. The arrival by ferry leads immediately to the picturesque villages along coastlines .. (Futures and Commodities)

The Fundamental and Technical Analysis of Rare Earth Metal Investments

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 Paul Lebeau (May 21, 2012)  There are more and more people that are electing to invest in rare earth metals as opposed to investing in gold or silver bullions or coins. The main reason for this is because traditional trade markets have become crowded and the recognised tactics have been played out, among other reasons. There are numerous options available when considering rare earth metal investments. You could . (Futures and Commodities)

"Platinum Tips" What You Need To Learn About Forex

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 Robert Gafeney (March 20, 2012)  Initially, Forex should be seen as supplementary income. In today's economy, many people are searching for some way to find financial relief. If you have been considering forex trading as a way to provide you with that much needed additional income, you will benefit from reading this article. Do not spend money on any Forex product that guarantees to make you wealthy. Most of these .. (Futures and Commodities)

Investment Tips for the Wise

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 Steve Waller (March 18, 2012)  With the world’s economy the way it is today, it’s no wonder that many people are looking for good investment tips in order to secure their financial interests. Bank savings are secure, true enough, but the wise know that banks don’t offer much in terms of growth. Leaving your money in banks is not likely to be as profitable for you as if you put it elsewhere. On the .. (Futures and Commodities)

Ascendance of Commodity trading in India

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 Brian Anthony (March 13, 2012)  Until the recent past retail investors could do very little to actually invest in popular age-old commodities like gold, silver and oil. But with the setting up of multiple commodity exchanges in our country, retail investors have finally got a window to trade in commodity futures in a hassle free and seamless manner by using the guidance of commodity research analysts and their .. (Futures and Commodities)

Things To Learn For A New Forex Traders

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 Penny Forth (February 19, 2012)  For a newcomer there a few step you need to learn and keep in mind while trading. Often traders fail in the early stage. It happens due to a lot of factors. Following are a few factors by which a new trader would be able to start his or her trading in a better way. Experience: Trading demo is a highly important time. A new reader must learn the tricks of trade in this period. The more .. (Futures and Commodities)

What is An Accounts Receivable Investment?

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 Deanie Canales (February 12, 2012)  An accounts receivable investment is actually one of the riskiest forms of speculation out there. It is also one of the favorite vehicles peddled by financial fraudsters and Ponzi scheme operators. You should always avoid accounts receivable investments because you will lose your money in them. Why it is So Bad An accounts receivable investment sometimes called a derivative or a .. (Futures and Commodities)

Are Derivatives a Good Investment?

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 Deanie Canales (February 12, 2012)  Like any other instruments derivatives can be a good investment if they are used correctly. Unfortunately derivatives can also be a very bad investment because of their inherent risk and complexity. There are also some classes of derivative that are nothing but a scam and should be avoided. A derivative can be a good investment if it provides leverage, diversification, flexibility and .. (Futures and Commodities)

Private Investing Advice You Should Take

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 Steve Waller (January 13, 2012)  A lot of people have been into private investing for a long time now. This practice of individuals providing other individuals with startup capital has grown over the years and now there are online networks where people interested in getting a loan can reach private investors and vice versa. This is despite all the talk about private investing being a dangerous business venture in the .. (Futures and Commodities)

Writing Options with Limited Risk - Covered Credit Spreads

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 D. Eel (August 31, 2011)  Covered option selling can offer many of the same benefits as selling naked, yet without the unlimited risk that makes many investors squeamish. This is why selling covered options can make an excellent “bread and butter” strategy for the serious option selling portfolio that is focused not on excitement and action, but on a strong annual return. But what is .. (Futures and Commodities)

Simulation in Futures Trading Software

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 Vincent Hayes (July 26, 2011)  With the Internet emerging as a key communication venue for many individuals and businesses all over the world, not only has it broadened links between entities but also widened the scope of investment opportunities for both professionals and non-professionals. Futures trading software are important tools for many traders, brokers and financial investors who wish to organize and .. (Futures and Commodities)

Trading Soybean Futures

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 Vincent Hayes (July 26, 2011)  Soybeans are one of the most traded commodities on the Chicago Board of Trade because they are easily grown and serve a number a uses. Initially, George Washington Carver saw that soybeans may be used as a substitute to cotton as the sole profit maker in the South, after which he discovered that they may be utilized to make plastic, paints, inks, varnishes, linoleum and even fuel. And .. (Futures and Commodities)

Training In Futures Trading

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 Vincent Hayes (July 26, 2011)  If you want to enter the futures trading market but don't have enough time to attend seminars and workshops offered by trading companies. You can seek training and education from the comforts of your home by accessing the World wide web for information. There is a plethora of data and articles on the ins and outs of futures trading, as well as tips on how to get ahead and make the most . (Futures and Commodities)

What You Need To Know about Trading Futures And Options

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 Vincent Hayes (July 25, 2011)  Futures trading is a risky business. It is a financial gamble. And, like any gamble, you will never know when you will win and when you will lose. The key is simply to play the game based on the cards you are dealt with, what you know about the market so far and hope for the best. Many traders are lured into futures trading because of the great rewards it can potentially bring. .. (Futures and Commodities)

Silver Bullion for Sale - Get the Best Prices

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 Jake Holt (July 22, 2011)  When you want to buy 1 oz silver bars or silver in any form weighing an ounce, you should do some comparison shopping to find the best possible price. Although the market price fluctuates on a daily basis in a similar way to the stock market, different dealers offer various prices over the spot price. Some dealers may offer silver at a percentage over the going price, while others sell .. (Futures and Commodities)

Some of the Advantages Of Futures Trading

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 Vincent Hayes (July 16, 2011)  Futures trading offers a good opportunity for other people to invest in. trading in futures contracts offers people the unique opportunity to invest in something other than stocks. Although sometimes they also operate in the same manner, futures trading presents a different method of earning revenues for the amount invested on it. There are certain advantages that futures trading .. (Futures and Commodities)

Understanding Commodity Futures Trading

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 Vincent Hayes (July 16, 2011)  Commodity futures trading is a type of investment where one can make money by speculating on the price of a certain commodity going up or down in the future. Commodities are usually the essential things that people make use of everyday. Most of the times, these commodities are the basic essentials needed by a modern society. When talking about certain commodities being traded in the .. (Futures and Commodities)

Basic Ideas about Futures Trading

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 Vincent Hayes (July 15, 2011)  What do you know about futures trading? These days when economy is tough and life seems to be testing you how are you going to survive such, there are people who are lucky enough to know how to outlast such crisis. If you haven't been into any kinds of trades your whole life, it is never too late to start learning. The futures are known to be one, if not the most popular day trading .. (Futures and Commodities)

Quick and Simple Facts about Futures Trading

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 Vincent Hayes (July 15, 2011)  The first thing that you have to know about futures trading is that this is different from the trading that happens on the stock market. It is sort of speculating the future prices of the commodities that you will be trading. The known locations where this kind of trading happens include the following. 1. New York Mercantile2. Chicago Board of Trade3. New York Cotton Exchange4. .. (Futures and Commodities)

How Fabric Swatches Can Be Budget -Friendly For You

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 Yani Lacbayen (March 16, 2011)  Tips on how Fabric Swatches Will Save You Time and cash A swatch is simply an example part of a cloth. Designer fabrics are expensive a result of the processing and also importation expenditures and as soon as they've been slashed out of the bolt they are usually unreturnable. Modern day day purchasers usually are going online to acquire textiles. They have observed all the selection .. (Futures and Commodities)

Criminal Banksters Got You Down? Three Easy Steps To Prepare For The Global Economic Apocalypse

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 Mr. Silver (February 19, 2011)  There is a global insurrection against bankster occupation spreading like wildfire worldwide. The global economy is contracting, causing uprisings across the Middle East that are now spreading infectiously. In the realm of global finance, it is also causing computer-trading warfare to break out. The world's economy is transitioning from a positive sum game of fiat madness to a negative .. (Futures and Commodities)

Liberty Trading Group: Writing Options with Limited Risk

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 D. Eel (October 29, 2010)  Hypothetical Situation: The futures trader has just read yet another article of how selling options can increase the returns in his portfolio. Curious, and somewhat excited, he picks up the phone and calls his broker. “I want to sell options. How would we go about that?” “Sell Options!?” the broker gasps in disbelief. “Why would you want to do that? .. (Futures and Commodities)

Liberty Trading Group Introducing the Ratio Credit Spread

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 D. Eel (October 05, 2010)  In volatile markets, or markets with the potential to become volatile, option sellers often look for a layer of extra protection to cover their downside risk “just in case. ” An effective tool for accomplishing this goal in an Option Selling Portfolio is the Ratio Spread. Also known as a ratio credit spread, this is a strategy that offers a layer of protection while also .. (Futures and Commodities)

Liberty Trading Group Surprising Key to Option Selling Returns

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 D. Eel (October 05, 2010)  It is a common axiom in the National Football League that despite the media attention and highlight reels generated by the offensive side of the ball, it is DEFENSE that wins championships. Anyone doubting this age old wisdom may want to consult Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts – the most prolific offense in the NFL in 2009 – foiled by a single defensive play on .. (Futures and Commodities)

Trading Plans for Commodities Futures

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 Richard Stooker (August 21, 2010)  Everybody planning to trade commodity futures should have a trading plan. It's estimated that 80 to 90% of traders fail within their first six months. One reason for this is undercapitilization. It is hard to compete when your available funds are wiped out by one losing trade. Another is the influence of the emotions of fear and greed. One way is to practice emotional self-control, in . (Futures and Commodities)

A Trader's First Book on Commodities by Carley Garner

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 Richard Stooker (August 21, 2010)  This book lives up to its title pretty well. If you've wondered about trading commodities and futures, this is a good introduction. Do not expect or plan to start trading after you read it. She doesn't pretend to tell you how to trade to make lots of money. She gives you the basics so you at least know the terminology and how these markets work. I would haggle a little bit. She .. (Futures and Commodities)

Precious Metals Futures Contracts

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 Richard Stooker (August 20, 2010)  The metallic commodities are attractive because of the romance attached to them, especially gold and silver, and platinum somewhat. Palladium, although not so well known, is also a precious metal. Copper is not a precious metal, but usually grouped with them. They now trade on COMEX, a division of NYMEX, now a part of The CME Group. One gold contract is 100 troy ounces. It's quoted .. (Futures and Commodities)

Other Lesser Known Commodity Futures Broker Orders

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 Richard Stooker (August 20, 2010)  Make up your mind before you put in a trade, because it's often not easy or even possible to cancel. There are orders for canceling, but they are no good if your order has already been filled. Sometimes it's been filled even though you haven't yet received the report. If you change your mind about order and wish to cancel it, you can do so using what's called a straight cancel or .. (Futures and Commodities)

The Meat Commodity Futures

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 Richard Stooker (August 20, 2010)  There are four commodity contracts known just as the meats, which trade on the CME. These livestock contracts are: feeder cattle, live cattle, lean hogs and pork bellies. Although pork bellies has been the most publicized by the media, it's a thinly traded market with not enough liquidity, creating wide bid/ask spreads and excessive volatility. Unless you're really expert on pork .. (Futures and Commodities)

Commodity Futures Trading Margin Calls

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 Richard Stooker (August 19, 2010)  The commodity futures exchange allow people to take positions in their contracts with a much smaller amount of money than stock buyers are allowed. This trading without putting up 100% of the money is called going on margin. The most a stock buyer can go on margin is 50%, in the wake of laws enacted following the 1929 stock market crash. Prior to that crash, it was normal for people to . (Futures and Commodities)

Interest Rate Futures Contracts 4

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 Richard Stooker (August 19, 2010)  The margin on a eurodollars contract is just around $1,000. Because the contract size is $1,000,000, this represents 1/1,000, or a tenth of one percent. This is amazingly small. Eurodollar contracts expires in March, June, September and December. It's quoted in decimals, making it easier to read and understand. Usually it's five digits, with the final one on the right representing a .. (Futures and Commodities)

Interest Rate Futures Contracts 3

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 Richard Stooker (August 19, 2010)  After the long bond contract, you can trade contracts for T-notes in the 10-year, 5-year and 2-year category. The 10-year and 5-year notes are very similar to the long bonds. The contracts are for $100,000 and quoted in fractions of par value. One tick is 1/32 of a full point, or $31.25. However, the exchanges allow the 10-year to be traded in half-ticks, which doesn't really make .. (Futures and Commodities)

Interest Rate Futures Contracts 2

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 Richard Stooker (August 18, 2010)  The Chicago Board of Trade offers futures contracts on 30-year T-bonds, 10-year T-notes and 5-year T-notes. Each contract represents $100,000 worth of underlying securities. However, remember that such bonds are worth more or less depending upon their maturity dates. (Bonds that will expire in one year are worth less than those with twenty years remaining to collect coupon payments. ) .. (Futures and Commodities)




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