Question: To find the price-earnings ratio of a stock, I divide the current stock price with the last four quarters of earnings. If the current list price is higher than the number I get when I calculate the P/E ratio, what does that mean? Is the stock overvalued?Read More
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Question: My mother passed away a few weeks ago. She left five heirs who want to assure that their inheritance is not going to be subject to market risk before it is distributed. I told her advisor to liquidate most of her portfolio but he said the brokerage firm has frozen the account. What can be done?Read More
If you're a new investor, you may have understandably been spooked by the ups and downs in the stock market earlier this year. However, think twice before you pull out your money. Assuming that you have three to four decades of investing ahead of you, knowing these three things will give you a head-start.Read More
Question: My mom recently passed away. She left myself and my siblings equal distributions from her brokerage accounts. Her financial advisor wants each of us to provide a detailed accounting of our current, personal investment accounts. He cites the need to comply with the Patriot Act. Does the Patriot Act require this?Read More
Not every investor is as savvy as they could be. Financial education is not taught in high school. In fact, it’s only taught to college students who proactively seek out to learn about this topic. A lack of knowledge can hurt your portfolio so read on for 5 key finance concepts you must know as a savvy investor.Read More