ETFs versus Mutual Funds: What’s the Difference?

ETFs versus Mutual Funds: What’s the Difference?

Editor: Mohamad Sawwaf You’re probably familiar with mutual funds. Most people have encountered them at some point — either through their banks and financial advisors. ETFs however, are a newer investment, which people tend to associate with lower fees, broader...
The 6 Emotional Biases Investors Face: L.O.S.E.R.S

The 6 Emotional Biases Investors Face: L.O.S.E.R.S

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation is often considered the highest distinction in the investment management profession. Consisting of 3 levels of exams, each one being a 6-hour exam that is held on one designated day in June set by the CFA Institute...
Why Sharia Compliant Stocks Shine in Gloom

Why Sharia Compliant Stocks Shine in Gloom

The current bull market, at more than ten years, has surpassed the average length of a bull cycle. Global economic activity and profits are declining, and some leading indicators of economic activity have been flashing red and yellow. Investors are concerned about the...
The 5 Benefits of Diversification

The 5 Benefits of Diversification

Whether you are a new investor or have had a well-tested seasoned portfolio for many years, your financial advisor has probably used the “D” word about a millions of times. Diversification (also known as “not putting all of your eggs in one basket”) is the...