Ellen Chang

I'm a freelance journalist who writes about energy, business and personal finance. Follow me on Twitter @ellenychang.

Recent Articles By The Author

How Options Can Help Minimize Short Risk

How Options Can Help Minimize Short Risk

Shorting stocks is not a strategy used often by retail investors because of the difficulty in timing the market and the greater amount of risk involved.

Why Financial Advisors Can Prevent Investors From Timing the Market

Why Financial Advisors Can Prevent Investors From Timing the Market

Attempts to time the market by retail investors occur too frequently, despite repeated warnings by financial advisors to refrain from following the strategy.

5 Lowest 30-Year Mortgage Rates

5 Lowest 30-Year Mortgage Rates

Potential homeowners can take advantage of the continuation of low mortgage rates since the Federal Reserve has only increased interest rates once since last December.

Canadian Marijuana Stocks Poised to Ramp Up

Canadian Marijuana Stocks Poised to Ramp Up

The Canadian marijuana market is poised for its stocks to ramp up immensely this spring, easily outperforming their current valuations as the country is set to legalize recreational marijuana.

10 Popular Cities Where Houses Will Cost You a Fortune

10 Popular Cities Where Houses Will Cost You a Fortune

The cost of homes is often higher in more popular cities where the demand often outstrips the amount of affordable homes.