Performance update — Oct. 2020

Last month, there was no middle ground. Winners really won and losers really lost. Despite the volatility created by the market’s reaction to the US presidential elections, Rise stocks portfolio outperformed S&P 500 in October, with our performance for the month coming in at 4.29% vs 3.48% for S&P 500 in the same period. However, there… Continue reading Performance update — Oct. 2020

When should I start investing?

It is easier for people to save than invest because savings have virtually no risk and are usually short-term unlike investing which carries some risk and should be long-term. Also, with savings, you just put money away but investing means putting money in something and that something requires thought. You want to know that whatever is invested… Continue reading When should I start investing?

How Does the US Elections Affect My Stock Portfolio?

Come November 3rd, the most important political event in the world will take place – the US elections. Everyone is wondering who is going to emerge as the winner, Donald Trump or Joe Biden? At Rise, we are pondering about that too but more importantly about what this election means for your investments and how… Continue reading How Does the US Elections Affect My Stock Portfolio?

The Principle Of Buying Stocks When Others Are Selling

Data from matrotrends.com | Analysis by Rise The image above is the historical stock price movement of Apple in the last 5 years adjusted for all stock splits. If you draw a line from the origin to the current position (as we’ve done), you will get a straight line moving up from the origin.  That’s… Continue reading The Principle Of Buying Stocks When Others Are Selling

Investing As A Student: Five Ways to Get Started

While there are a lot of guides on investing out there, there isn’t a lot of them that specifically teach students how to invest. We wouldn’t blame them though. One reason might be that students don’t have much income and always need more money than they actually have and tend to be younger than most… Continue reading Investing As A Student: Five Ways to Get Started