Eric Reed

Eric Reed is a freelance journalist who writes frequently on the subjects of career and travel. You can read more of his work at his website ThingsDangerous.com.

Recent Articles By The Author

What Is Mercantilism and How Does It Compare To Capitalism in 2018?

What Is Mercantilism and How Does It Compare To Capitalism in 2018?

Mercantilism has been making a comeback in recent years. What is it, and why is it relevant?

How to Trade Forex - and Is It Worth the Risk?

How to Trade Forex - and Is It Worth the Risk?

Trading currencies is an enormous part of the world market. Here's how it works.

Investing in Silver: Four Ways to Invest and Why

Investing in Silver: Four Ways to Invest and Why

Gold is a big deal, but did you know you can invest in silver too?

What Are Futures and What Are the Risks?

What Are Futures and What Are the Risks?

What is a futures contract, and should you start trading them?

Initial Public Offer (IPO): Definition, How They Work and Their Purpose

Initial Public Offer (IPO): Definition, How They Work and Their Purpose

The IPO is a Wall Street tradition and a surefire headline grabber. What is it?

Corporate Governance: Definition, Elements and Documentation

Corporate Governance: Definition, Elements and Documentation

How are corporations run? Here's a primer on how boards, executives and bylaws work.

What Are Marijuana ETFs?

What Are Marijuana ETFs?

Interested in getting into the cannabis industry? Try investing in an ETF.

Commodities Trading: Investing, Options and Futures

Commodities Trading: Investing, Options and Futures

You may have heard about commodities and the futures market, but what are they exactly?

What Is Fixed Income? How to Use It for Investing

What Is Fixed Income? How to Use It for Investing

Most people think about fixed income in terms of retirement. It's an investment strategy too, and one you should know about.

ETFs vs. Mutual Funds: Which Should You Choose?

ETFs vs. Mutual Funds: Which Should You Choose?

How do you decide between an ETF and a mutual fund for your portfolio? Start here.