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Islamic Impact Investing by Azzad Asset Management

Islamic Impact Investing

How you can get a return and do some good at the same time Imagine you’re running a business with tons of potential. You know that it could be profitable — as soon as you have your finished product, you’re able to sell it. The problem is that you don’t have enough capital to buy your raw materials. That was life before Islamic trade finance at PT Angels, an Indonesian company on the island of Java. PT Angels had processed raw sugar since 2002, but getting favorable terms to purchase supplies and sell the refined product to the food and

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Azzad Asset Management Fab five stocks are driving this market

Are value stocks poised for a comeback?

With the wide variety of stocks in the market, figuring out which ones you want to invest in can be a challenging task. Bull markets — periods in which prices as a group tend to rise — and bear markets — periods of declining prices — can lead investors to make irrational choices. Having objective criteria for buying and selling, like those in a financial plan, can help you avoid emotional decision-making. Most people would much prefer to have a professional do the work of researching specific investments, like our lineup of institutional money managers. But it can still be

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Inflation FAQs

Inflation FAQs

Inflation worries have become headline news after prices rose 4.2% in April from a year earlier, the highest jump since 2008[1]. Many wonder if this is just a temporary spike driven by a recharged economy after a historic pandemic or if it’s part of a worrisome trend that may affect their investment plans. When you break it down, the data isn’t that scary. This FAQ document will answer some of the most common questions we’ve received from clients lately. What is inflation and how is it measured? Inflation is defined as the change in the price of everything from groceries,

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Five things to consider before you invest

Five things to consider before you invest

Zubair Khan, CFA®, CFP® Many investors share a common worry: figuring out the best time to get started.  Their concern often comes from negative news about the markets. But if you waited until the news about markets was all good, you might never take the plunge. Pundits usually seem fixated on telling us either how bad the market is or when an up market might be ready for a correction. Fear of a correction exists because corrections truly are always just around the corner. Markets never move in a straight upward slope. Stock charts look like an outline of a

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