The rule of thumb for long term investments is to expect about an 8% annual return in the stock market. While 8% sounds great, it's not always easy to do. You have to pick the right company, buy at the right time, sell at the right time, and honestly get a little lucky. One way to help you reach that
As I’m sitting here today drinking my Coke Zero (trying to shed a few pounds for the summer time), I was overcome with a stroke of genius. No, I didn’t invent a new weight-loss diet. And no, I didn’t get a brain tumor from all of the artificial sweeteners. My lightbulb lit up in the shape of this week’s stock pick.