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Allocation basics not so basic [closed]

I've been trying to put together a long-term (15-20 years) ETF portfolio (stocks only, no bonds). As I read about the investment and allocation basics, I realized it's far from simple. I would like my ...
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How to grow wealth? [closed]

I just recently reached a financial goal of $20,000 in my savings and I'm looking for tips, advice, suggestions on how to make this money work for me and start growing , I'm open to everything and ...
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Can I calculate an average annualised return from investments held for different lengths of time?

My question is: given a number of investments of differing amounts, held for different lengths of time, how would I calculate an approximate average annualised growth for the entire portfolio over its ...
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How can I calculate the annualised growth rate for an irregular investment?

I have a portfolio, which I invest in monthly. Depending on my circumstances, the monthly amount changes from time to time (perhaps every two years or so). I want to calculate the annualised growth ...
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Why do PEG ratio values calculated on different financial web sites differ from each other?

For example when I calculate the PEG of Microsoft (for the fiscal year 2017): For P/E ratio: P/E Ratio = Price per Share (last price before 10-k filing) / EPS (diluted) = 68.93 / 2.71 ...
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How do I calculate dividend growth rate if one of the years doesn't pay out any dividend?

According to http://www.investopedia.com/terms/d/dividendgrowthrate.asp , this is how I'm going to calculate dividend rate. Year 1 = $1.00 Year 2 = $1.05 Year 3 = $1.07 Year 4 = $1.11 Year 5 = $1.15 ...
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How best to grow my small amount of money starting at a young age? [duplicate]

As someone close to being an adult and going to college, I have earned a small amount of money ($3000) and am looking to start my lifetime savings and get a head start by investing my money rather ...
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Dividend vs Growth Stocks for young investors

I am a young investor (24 yo) with a stable income and would like to know which long-term investment plan would be more appropriate for people around my age and why: Growth Stocks or Dividend Growth ...
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What is the correct pronunciation of CAGR?

My apologies if this is the wrong place to ask this, but it is financing nomenclature. I didn't find this question anywhere on SE, and I have been dissatisfied with Google results. I have heard ...
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Growth rate plus dividend yieid total?

After simple math I concluded that 5% growth + 2% yield = 7% growth + 0% yield = 0% growth + 7%yield = 1% growth + 6% yield .. etc. assuming fix rates, and reinvesting the yield. Are my ...
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How do I handle fund minimums as a beginning investor?

I'm in my early 20s, and I'd like to get serious about how I manage the money in my Roth. It's not very much, and up until this point I've only been messing around with putting it into commission-free ...
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Value vs Growth: are start-ups value companies or growth companies?

I'm a bit confused about the definitions of value and growth. I heard that companies that have high P/E ratios are growth companies. Are start-ups (think Silicon Valley start-ups, most of which fail ...
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Does the growth rate of SPY published by morningstar include the dividend yield

According to morningstar the growth rate for SPY in 2014 was 13.46%. Does this include the dividend yield of SPY ~1.87% or do we need to add this number to the 13.46?
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How to evaluate growth stocks

What are good metrics to evaluate growth stocks? I have been following the site buffettsbooks.com and it teaches you how to evaluate value stocks based on Warren Buffet's principles. These are ...
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Sell your home and invest in growth stock mutual fund

I purchased a home and I made an agreement with a guy who is living in that home and paying me monthly rent. Since I live with my brother I don't have to live in my purchased home. The rent I'm ...
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How can I understand why investors think a particular company should have a high PE ratio?

Say a particular stock has a PE ratio of 30. Given that a standard valuation is closer to 10 or 15 times earnings, a PE ratio of 30 implies that investors foresee a lot of growth. How can I ...
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Is there any evidence that “growth”-style indexes and growth ETFs outperform their respective base indexes?

For example Vanguard has the Vanguard S&P 500 ETF and the Vanguard S&P 500 Growth ETF. Just looking at the returns, it looks like the growth ETF has outperformed the S&P 500 ETF: ... but ...
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Whole life insurance as an investment vehicle

From everything I have read I still cannot be convinced of Whole Life Insurance but it seems to be the first thing any financial advisor is trained to sell. From what I read there are minimum ...
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Why do P/E ratios for a particular industry tend to cluster around particular values?

The answer I've read on this topic is that a new industry with a lot of growth potential (software, biotech, etc.) tends to have the stock priced at a premium in order to reflect the growth 'potential'...
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Is there any calculator where you can put a set amount of money in and track the actual returns of the S&P 500 between any dates provided?

I want to find a calculator where between any two dates provided, the return on a given amount of money is calculated for the actual returns of the S&P 500 between those dates.
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Market percentage growth per timeframe

Is there an indicator that shows price growth for a particular market item (stock, commodity, forex) per timeframe? I mean like price growth/decline in last 24 hours or other time period?
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Why is economic growth so important? [closed]

It seems the most important factor when measuring how well a country is doing is its economic growth. When a countries growth is = 0%, it is seen as a disaster. For a country with adequate living ...
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mutual fund types: value vs blend vs growth

There are many types of mutual funds. Without considering specialty funds or other particular categories (EG emerging markets, real estate, etc), what's the difference between the following 3 types? ...
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Does a growing economy mean the economy is becoming less efficient?

I started watching Zeitgeist, moving forward: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1781069/ It's got amazing reviews, the content is pretty heavy going but fascinating. One of the claims in the film is that ...
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In India, what is the difference between Dividend and Growth mutual fund types?

I've always seen a mutual fund with two types (specifically pointing to Indian mutual funds) that are XYZ - Dividend/XYZ - Growth mutual fund? What exactly they mean here? Which is the best to buy?