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Final Insight!

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I have learned a lot about my topic, Investments, from this project. I was exposed to many articles that enrich my knowledge about investments and investments projects.  

Moreover, this project helped me to find out a new tool called "Scoop It". This website definitely help to organize materials in visual way. For sure I will use it in my future academic projects.  

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www.investinisrael.gov.il

www.investinisrael.gov.il | Investments | Scoop.it
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In order to encourage foreign investors to invest in Israel, the ministry of economy state of Israel, established this website that should provide the relevant information about investing in our country.  

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101 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Stocks (But Were Too Afraid to Ask)

101 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Stocks (But Were Too Afraid to Ask) | Investments | Scoop.it
Everyone talks about stocks but few people understand them. This investing for beginners guide was put together so you could learn the 101 most frequently asked questions about stocks and the stock market in only a few minutes, putting you years ahead of the average American in understand what stocks are, how they work, and what some common terms mean.
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This website present 101 things every new Investor should know about stocks and how to manage them

 

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Buy, hold and prosper: The power of patient investing - - MSN Money

Buy, hold and prosper: The power of patient investing - - MSN Money | Investments | Scoop.it
It's behavior that determines your success or failure as an investor -- not knowledge, skill or luck. - MSN Money how-to-invest tips and articles.
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This article present different attitude about Investment. The main argument is that it is our behavior that determines success or failure as an investor - not knowledge, skill or luck. The article show the advantages of being patient before selling a stock to avoid losing.  
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Investing Money in Plain English - YouTube

money.cnn.com/magazine/investing/smartest/‎ Smart ways to tap home equity; how to raise the value of your home. Five smart real estate ... Just two of our sm...
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The main idea of this video is to explain that every investment has a risk. As we can lose money, we can increase our payoff from the investment. Before we decide to invest, we have to consider if we are ready for the option to lose, and to consult with experts.

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How to Invest Small Amounts of Money Wisely

How to Invest Small Amounts of Money Wisely | Investments | Scoop.it
Investing isn't just for the wealthy. Almost anyone can devote at least a little money to investments, keep close tabs on it, and wind up with more money than he or she started with. If you have a few thousand dollars or even a couple...
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This article present some steps for the average person that wants to start investing money. The writer divide his article to the first acts before you start investing and then list three options of investment. 

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Have you made your fund manager rich? - Telegraph

Have you made your fund manager rich? - Telegraph | Investments | Scoop.it
Fund managers and brokers are often highly profitable – so should you buy shares in their businesses, rather than the investments they peddle?
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This article discuss about why funds managers and brokers don’t buy shares in their businesses, rather than the investments they peddle. The obvious answer is that it's often quicker, easier and less risky. 
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How And Where To Invest Money Now

How And Where To Invest Money Now | Investments | Scoop.it
The Internet is crammed with hot stock tips. This article offers no such thing. But if you want to know how and where to invest money for long-term success, you're in the right place. The funny part is, all those tip-chasers are part of the reason this strategy works. Yet effectively [...]
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This article present Mitch Tuchman's opinion how to invest our money for long-term success. In order to know how and where to invest money without the risk of active investment and the unnecessary costs we need discipline and compounding.  

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3 Minutes! Net Present Value NPV Explained with NPV Example for NPV Calculation (Cartoon) - YouTube

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Does the Candy Machine profitable investment? This video show, in a funny way, how to calculate Present value, Future value and Net Present value in order to decide if the investment is profitable.
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6 Signs of an Investment Worth Banking On - Motley Fool

6 Signs of an Investment Worth Banking On - Motley Fool | Investments | Scoop.it
6 Signs of an Investment Worth Banking On
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You can calculate this by taking interest income and dividing it by the value of earning assets -- loans, investment securities, etc.
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This article present 6 signs of an Investment worth Banking on like capitalization, underwriting, profitability, valuation, and strategy and management. If we will focus on these signs, we can get a much better idea of the basic qualities of each bank we look at.

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Determining Net Present Value of Cash Flow | Discuss Economics

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In this short article we learn how to calculate the Net Present Value - i.e. the difference between the present value of cash inflows and the present value of cash outflows, of a project.

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Cha-Ching Season 2: I Make Money Too - YouTube

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Music Video Saving for Success demonstrates saving money in a bank as one way to save and grow your money. Another way to save and grow money is investing in the stock market

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Five Ways To Teach Your Kids The Value Of A Dollar

Five Ways To Teach Your Kids The Value Of A Dollar | Investments | Scoop.it
Kids are never too young to start learning money lessons. The more opportunities they have to work with money and manage it, the more money savvy they will be as adults.
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Financial literacy is one of the most important subjects for a child to learn and carry with them into adulthood. This article show five ways to help children start their financial life on the right foot.

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5 Unseen Risks Stalking Your Retirement

5 Unseen Risks Stalking Your Retirement | Investments | Scoop.it
Retirement investors have a simple task: Compound their money steadily over decades at minimal risk. Easy, right? You'd be surprised. Many of us want the kind of sure-footed advice that will lead to a predictable, low-risk outcome, but often we are sold the opposite. Unsuitable, high-risk strategies that work once a [...]
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This article present five danger signs that the investment plan is higher risk than necessary and likely needs to be reconsidered before too much damage is done.

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Investing your money basics

Investing your money basics | Investments | Scoop.it
Learn the basics of investing your money with these tips on how to make money in stocks, bonds and mutual funds.
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This article present basic advices on how to make money in stocks, bonds and mutual funds
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Investing Strategy When Interest Rates Are Low

Investing Strategy When Interest Rates Are Low | Investments | Scoop.it
(Photo credit: Flickr) If you remember investing in the 1980s, you probably remember when certificates of deposits paid handsomely. But what is the investing strategy today, when interest rates are low and likely to stay there? It's madness, really. A "high yield" money market account pays less than 1% these days. No [...]
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This article introduce many investing strategies when interest rates are low. The writer claim that all investing strategy requires to measure your ability to take a loss in a down market, but investment risk should be carefully weighed against the unseen and underappreciated risk in a time of low interest rates and, potentially, rising inflation.

 

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The Determinants of Investment Flows: Retail Versus Institutional Mutual Funds by Galla Salganik, Amnon Schreiber :: SSRN

The Determinants of Investment Flows: Retail Versus Institutional Mutual Funds by Galla Salganik, Amnon Schreiber :: SSRN | Investments | Scoop.it
This paper compares the fund selection criteria used by investors in retail mutual funds with the criteria of investors in institutional mutual funds. We find t
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This paper, written by my finance lecturer Dr. Amnon Schreiber and Galla salganik, compares the fund selection criteria used by investors in retail mutual funds with the criteria of investors in institutional mutual funds. 
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Money Matters: Males & females invest differently, studies say - MYfoxLUBBOCK.COM

Money Matters: Males & females invest differently, studies say - MYfoxLUBBOCK.COM | Investments | Scoop.it
Money Matters: Males & females invest differently, studies say
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"Over time if you invest in good companies, the profitability of those companies should wind up playing out to your favor," Wood said.
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This short article present a study that has been reviewed by Tommy Wood, financial adviser, about who knows better how to invest his money - males or females. The answer is unequivocal, evidence suggests each gender has strengths and weaknesses.

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3 Minutes! Internal Rate of Return IRR Explained with Internal Rate of Return Example - YouTube

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This video, continuing the last video that I upload, explain what is IRR.

The IRR - Internal Rate of Return is an interest rate that help us to decide if the Investment is worthwhile. Briefly, if the IRR is higher than the offered interest, the Investment is effective.

 

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Types of Capital Investment Projects

Types of Capital Investment Projects | Investments | Scoop.it
There are four major types of capital investment projects that are subject to capital budgeting decisions. Different types of financial analysis is appropriate depending on the type of capital investment project.
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This article analyze four basic types of capital budgeting projects that may give life and growth to a company. The four types are: New Projects: New products or new markets, Expansion of existing products or markets, Replacement project necessary to continue operations as usual, Replacement project necessary to reduce business costs 
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Why sustainability pros hate net present value

Why sustainability pros hate net present value | Investments | Scoop.it
Some say this calculation biases investment decisions against sustainability.
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This article show that every person have to understand the business language in order to plan their investment decision, like NPV. The writer parallel this language to every daily language that we use in order to communicate.  

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