Start with the equity in a house. If your home is worth $400,000 and you owe $320,000 on the mortgage, it has $80,000 of equity. The building is the asset and the mortgage is the debt.
The S&P 500 rose 1.6 percent between Friday, January 25, and Friday, February 1. It was the fifth gain in the last six weeks, with every major sector and index moving higher.
In this article, we will look at a number of psychological traps behind some of the emotions that affect people’s investment decisions. Whether you like to admit it or not, these decisions can have an impact on the growth and performance of your investment portfolio.