About Karl Montevirgen

Karl writes in the fields of finance, cryptomarkets, content strategy, and the arts. He began contributing to The Ticker Tape in 2017. A freelance writer, Karl works with several organizations in the equities, futures, physical metals, and blockchain industries >He holds a dual MFA degree in critical studies/writing and music composition from the California Institute of the Arts.

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5 Key Stock & Financial Ratios You Should Know September 6, 2022 11:07 AM   |  

There are different ways to value a stock. These five stock and financial ratios are fundamental to accessing a stock's general value.

5 min read  |  Investing Basics
Industrial and Precious Metals Investing: Linking Money, Value, and Economic Growth August 25, 2022 10:57 AM   |  

The industrial and precious metals market is a key component for investing, trading, and understanding the market. Learn how this market may affect economic growth and sentiment.

4 min read  |  Futures
Tax-Aware Mindset: Seeking a Strategic Portfolio Balance April 11, 2022 5:40 PM   |  

Looking for a diversified portfolio that’s also tax efficient? Learn how the one-two punch of tax-free debt securities and tax-loss harvesting can help you pursue your goals.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Portfolio Rebalancing & Overdiversification: Can There Be Too Much of a Good Thing? March 31, 2022 6:22 PM   |  

Diversification has been touted by financial pros as a means of spreading out your risk. But can you be overdiversified? Here’s what you should know about overdiversification and rebalancing.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Basic Stock Order Types: Tools to Enter & Exit the Market January 11, 2022 4:30 AM   |  

Before making your first trade, it’s important to understand the different stock order types. Here’s a rundown of the three basic types: the market order, the stop order, and the limit order.

5 min read  |  Trading Basics
Investing Basics: Dissecting Dividend Yields October 14, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

If you’re interested in pursuing a long-term dividend strategy, understanding dividend yield could help you make investment decisions.

4 min read  |  Investing Basics
Want Diversification? Don’t Overlook Mutual Funds, but Choose Carefully September 9, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

If you want more diversification in your portfolio, don’t forget about the humble mutual fund, which can help provide exposure to many parts of the market.

4 min read  |  ETFs & Mutual Funds
Digital Transformation: Contactless Technologies Accelerate During Pandemic September 7, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

The pandemic may have digitally transformed the way businesses operate. To survive COVID-19, many businesses had to make technological shifts.

2 min read  |  Investing
What’s the Pattern Day Trading Rule? And How to Avoid Breaking It August 30, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

All traders and investors should know the pattern day trading rules, such as the required minimum equity, the number of trades you can make, and buying power limitations.

5 min read  |  Trading Strategies
Rethinking Risk: Comparing Investment Returns with the Sharpe Ratio August 17, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Sharpe ratio is a metric that can help you compare investments from a risk-adjusted return perspective. Learn about calculating Sharpe ratios here.

3 min read  |  Trading
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