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Amelia Xu

Tax and Investing Expert

Amelia Xu has a degree in Economics from Princeton University. She is an expert in investing and taxes. Amelia is a Long Island native.

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by Amelia Xu Jul 17, 2019

Deciding where to invest your extra money can be tough when there are so many different investment products to choose from. If you’re wondering what a commodity is and how it’s traded as a financial investment, you’ve come to the right place. Here we have a comprehensive guide for you about commodities and the role they play in financial markets. Read more

by Amelia Xu Jan 14, 2020

Open the Wall Street Journal and we guarantee it won’t be long before you come across an article about hedge funds. If you’re not an experienced investor or you don’t work in the finance industry, the term may go right over your head. Investing lingo can be difficult to grasp, so we’ve got a comprehensive answer to this question: What is a hedge fund? Read more

by Amelia Xu Aug 10, 2015

Growing up, it’s more than likely that you’ve been told by multiple people to save your money instead of squandering it. But this piece of advice doesn’t seem to have stuck with many adults between the ages of 18 and 35. Recent reports show that millennials have a negative savings rate of 2%, a trend that is neither sustainable nor financially savvy. Read more

by Amelia Xu Mar 14, 2017

It’s been a couple of years since Greece found itself in a seemingly unsolvable debt crisis. Of course, that wasn’t the first time that the country experienced a major financial meltdown. European… Read more

by Amelia Xu Jan 28, 2016

As Apple (AAPL) continues to expand upon and enhance its product lineup, the tech giant launched its newest product, the Apple Watch, in April. The Apple Watch serves three primary functions:… Read more

by Amelia Xu Jul 19, 2019

If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you’ve probably been hearing that the Federal Reserve was contemplating increasing interest rates. They finally did so for the first time in a year on… Read more

by Amelia Xu Aug 20, 2018

There are some who rejoice in the eerie calm of a storm and there are others who rush for shelter. Regardless of one’s personal views, there is no doubt that extreme weather can have profound effects… Read more