This Group's purpose is for discussing investment strategies for Stocks, Bonds & Derivities. Both short term "hot stock" tips and long term portfolio allocation strategies should be discussed. Also retirement investing strategies, such as 401k, Mutual Funds & Roth allocations tips and tax advice - seek to avoid taxes and fees at all costs.
If you aren't an avid investor, the stock market can be scary. But with proper porfolio diversification, risky hedging techniques and knowledge of tax laws, the market is the safest investment to date. It has yeild ~ 12% annually since 1900 always way above inflation rates. But warning don't buy stocks before reading about portfolio management and fundamental investment analysis.