Results 1 to 14 of 14
  1. #1
    Walk On
    Points: 15,135, Level: 37
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 515
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Tazzels's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    '72 Winnebago
    Posts
    185
    Points
    15,135
    Level
    37
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Any investment advise in this market?

    I was wondering if anyone had any investment advise in this economy? I've got some cash saved up and am looking for opinions.

    I've thought about trying to corner the Orange Juice market.



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 57,637, Level: 74
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 913
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    jtdoyle1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,177
    Points
    57,637
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 121
    Given: 5

    Re: Any investment advise in this market?

    Buy low, sell high.



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 409,848, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    21,343
    Points
    409,848
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 446
    Given: 199

    Re: Any investment advise in this market?



    its what the tv is telling me to do anyways...



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 17,318, Level: 40
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 732
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    frontrangeclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    5,521 ft above sea level
    Posts
    1,270
    Points
    17,318
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Any investment advise in this market?

    gold, silver, platinum


    I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.

    Thomas Jefferson, 1802

  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 81,016, Level: 88
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 934
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RyCy04's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    2,355
    Points
    81,016
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 134
    Given: 13

    Re: Any investment advise in this market?

    Push all in on Red 14.



  6. #6
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 9,955, Level: 30
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 595
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    243
    Points
    9,955
    Level
    30
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re: Any investment advise in this market?

    based on previous presidencies, I would invest in what the new commander in chief will be pushing. This means: infrastructure, and "green" tech.

    Some companies I have been following to have big years eventually are:

    Wind power companies.
    hybrid/electric vehicles- I own stock in quantum technologies (QTWW) which owns stack in a bunch of solar tech and fiskar automotive(electric/hybrids) Check out the new fiskar karma, pretty sweet little sports car.



  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 52,769, Level: 71
    Level completed: 15%, Points required for next Level: 1,281
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    3,807
    Points
    52,769
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 156
    Given: 262

    Re: Any investment advise in this market?

    Call Bob Brinker Sunday afternoon on WHO radio.



  8. #8
    Prospect Achievements:
    Veteran1000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Any investment advise in this market?

    I would take a look at companies that will be involved with rebuilding and expanding the infrastructure of the United States. Roads, bridges, oil and nat gas pipelines, refineries, power grids, etc are all areas that need to be improved upon. It also sounds like the new administration intends to provide federal funds to states in order to improve infrastructure as part of a second economic stimulus package. Whether or not that will come to fruition remains to be seen...



  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 65,231, Level: 79
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 1,219
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Cyclonesrule91's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Waukee
    Posts
    4,949
    Points
    65,231
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 116

    Re: Any investment advise in this market?

    Quote Originally Posted by jtdoyle1 View Post
    Buy low, sell high.
    Or in today's market, sell now, but lower later....



  10. #10
    All-Star
    Points: 17,572, Level: 40
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 478
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    1,180
    Points
    17,572
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 31
    Given: 0

    Re: Any investment advise in this market?

    If you have new money to put into the market, I would recommend income averaging it in. Add 1/12 in each of the next 12 months or something along that vein.



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 87,084, Level: 91
    Level completed: 81%, Points required for next Level: 366
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Hudson, Iowa
    Posts
    8,130
    Points
    87,084
    Level
    91
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 42
    Given: 58

    Re: Any investment advise in this market?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCy View Post
    If you have new money to put into the market, I would recommend income averaging it in. Add 1/12 in each of the next 12 months or something along that vein.
    Good idea.

    It's a lot safer putting money in now than it has been over the last 6 years, but most people probably won't buy into that statement.



  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 23,709, Level: 47
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 841
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points
    cloneluke80's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    1,626
    Points
    23,709
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7
    Given: 16

    Re: Any investment advise in this market?

    You got money? Spend it!

    just joking, who knows, this market is so schitzophrenic it will probably be a boom in the spring...



  13. #13
    All-Star
    Points: 28,247, Level: 51
    Level completed: 64%, Points required for next Level: 403
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,232
    Points
    28,247
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Cool Re: Any investment advise in this market?

    If you don't need this money for 5+ yrs find yourself a good mutual fund company like Vanguard or Fidelity and spread your money among a few solid stock mutual funds. All mutual fund returns are going to look ugly this year but look at the 10 yr performance average or life of the fund average, low fees management fees (below 1%, which is about all funds at Vanguard and Fidelity).

    Invest for the long term and then shut off your tv and don't listen to the "sky is falling" hub bub...........................now is a GREAT time to buy.........


    King James

  14. #14
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 33,118, Level: 56
    Level completed: 6%, Points required for next Level: 1,132
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cyclonez7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ames/Coralville
    Posts
    4,260
    Points
    33,118
    Level
    56
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 81
    Given: 13

    Re: Any investment advise in this market?

    Buy corn.


    Droppin' 3's like my name is Scotty C.

    Philippians 4:13

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • Iowa State vs. Oklahoma
  • November 1, 2014
  • 07:00 PM