Finding Stocks In Specific Sectors

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If you’ve started buying a few stocks, you will probably be interested in diversifying your portfolio between various sectors. This sounds easy, but it can be very challenging finding stocks from a wide range of sources that fit what you’re looking for. Thankfully, our has all the information you need to get started. First, head to the Quotes page and click “Markets” at the top: … Continue reading Finding Stocks In Specific Sectors »

Reading Stock Quotes

Definition A stock quote gives essential information about a particular stock at a point in time. The quote normally includes information such as the name of the company, the ticker symbol, the price, the day’s high and low prices, and the trading volume. Details Usually when you get a stock quote, you see lots of other information about that company and that stock price. The … Continue reading Reading Stock Quotes »

Why Invest In Stocks

Why Invest in Stocks? Once you have built your budget and built up your emergency fund, you will start to build up extra savings that go towards your future – and that future should include investing. Simply put, when you have money to invest for an extended period of time (like 20 years or more), the stock market historically has provided the greatest return. When … Continue reading Why Invest In Stocks »

Getting Trading Ideas

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The most challenging aspect of starting to invest is picking the first few stocks to add to a portfolio. Every investor has their own techniques and strategies, but we want to give you the tools you need to place your first trades, and get your portfolio off to a running start. Establish Goals Before choosing your first stock, the first step is deciding what your … Continue reading Getting Trading Ideas »

How to Build a Stock Portfolio

There are a couple of different strategies that you can employ to build a stock portfolio: 1) You can take the risk that the products will not be good, and buy the cheapest brands of everything on the list; 2) You can buy half the things on the list from the discount aisle, while splurging on good brand names for the other half; or 3) You can avoid the risk of disappointment and buy just big brand names.

Market Order

A market order is an order to buy or sell a stock at the best available price. Generally, this type of order will be executed immediately. However, the price at which a market order will be executed is not guaranteed. It is important for investors to remember that the last-traded price is not necessarily the price at which a market order will be executed. In fast-moving markets, the price at which a market order will execute often deviates from the last-traded price or “real time” quote.

Model Stock Portfolio: A Starter’s Guide

For each model stock portfolio that is created by Lady Luck, there are thousands that are designed using a valid and well thought-out investment strategy. What is taught about the Model Stock Portfolio? Financial Portfolio Management training all over the world stresses adopting a market game strategy that fits the investor’s: Personality (Who are you? What do you like? Do you take risks?) Goals (What … Continue reading Model Stock Portfolio: A Starter’s Guide »