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Re: Stock indexes and inflation

ok i understand. so lets say for a stock that went up on average 5% a year in a 5% inflation environment, assuming no other outside effects, basically the investor gains nothing, and in contrast looses because of paying taxes
by ketanco
Thu Jan 23, 2014 10:48 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Stock indexes and inflation
Replies: 10
Views: 1014

Re: Stock indexes and inflation

ok so for instance for a stock, the price of say 20 dolalrs per share that i see today, is worse than a price of 20 dollars per share 5 years ago? so even if everything went straight for the company, just with the inflation, the stock price should have been 20 dolalrs x (1+whatever the flation is)^5...
by ketanco
Tue Nov 26, 2013 5:06 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Stock indexes and inflation
Replies: 10
Views: 1014

Stock indexes and inflation

I have a basic question. Do those stock indexes include the effect of inflation? in other words, if inflation wasnt there, would the historical shape of stock indexes be the same or different for example? How? or is this too technical?
by ketanco
Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:53 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Stock indexes and inflation
Replies: 10
Views: 1014

how many times to trade

Hello, is there a limit to the number of times we can buy and sell the SAME stock during a certain time period? Does your answer differ if it is done with a regular account or a roth IRA? I bought and sold a big company's stock several times this year and even if there is a limit I am probably way u...
by ketanco
Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:15 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: how many times to trade
Replies: 8
Views: 557

Re: how is the strategy

thanks for the answers. i am only trying to learn. i am hoping that my questions were relevant to this forum.
by ketanco
Mon Jul 29, 2013 2:20 am
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: how is the strategy
Replies: 16
Views: 994

how is the strategy

i am seeking some insights for my investment strategy when i buy stock i am selling it as soon as it makes at least %1-%2 - unless i really think it is going to go up.... the reason is not to get exposed to risk and it usually makes that amount in a short time anyway - unless it only goes down - so ...
by ketanco
Sat Jul 27, 2013 11:42 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: how is the strategy
Replies: 16
Views: 994

adding and then taking out money to roth ira

Hello, I am thinking about putting anpther 5K to my roth IRA this year but later this year i may need that money. they told me that i can take out my principal anytime without any paperwork or fees or taxes or penalties is that ok? and do you think keeping that 5K there for now makes sense, since it...
by ketanco
Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:42 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: adding and then taking out money to roth ira
Replies: 3
Views: 359

dividend vs stock price

hello, i am new to stock investing and it is also my first message here and i hope that i am not asking an irrelevant or too dumm question when a company pays dividend its stock price decreases accordingly. so then what is the point of following a dividend stock strategy? i really need clarification...
by ketanco
Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:17 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: dividend vs stock price
Replies: 16
Views: 1174

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