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Stock Investing Basics – A Brief Overview To Stock Investments

Introduction       Learning about investing is a lot like learning to ride a bike. At first, it may look intimidating and complicated, dangers seems to be everywhere. That’s why it’s important to learn the basics and ways you can help minimize risk to protect yourself. After a good amount of practice and learning,…

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Asset Classes In A Portfolio – The Building Blocks Of Your Portfolio

Introduction     In the previous lesson, we broke down the very basic terms and concepts you need to know in order to build on your investing knowledge. We briefly discussed the asset classes that were available to invest in and in this lesson we will be discussing asset classes in a portfolio, or more…

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Diversified Portfolio Stocks – The More The Merrier

Introduction   As the great Warren Buffet once said…. “Diversification is protection against ignorance. It makes little sense if you know what you are doing.”   This is a very important aspect that is crucial to how you invest moving forward. It is viewed as a law in the world of investing and is commonly…

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Stock Sectors – Choosing Among Leading Industries

Introduction     When you think of industry sectors, what comes to mind? You may be thinking about the heavy hitters that most wall street gurus invest in, such as financials, technology, or even real estate (Real Estate Investment Trusts that is, or REITs) – but you may also think of the steady and reliable…

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Portfolio Position Sizing – Accurately Measuring Your Positions

Introduction       Buying new shares of stocks can be either a fun or stressful experience – this all boils down to whether or not you know what you are doing. You have conducted a thorough analysis of stock(s) that you are interested in using fundamental and technical analysis and have more than enough…

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Understanding A IPO – The Initial Public Offering

Introduction     Stocks is a commodity that is highly liquid an is one of the most popular investments due to their growth potential and liquidity. Companies use the desires of shareholders to their advantage as this allows them to use the money generated by issued stock to pay off debts, and expand their companies…

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Risks Of Trading Earnings Estimates – Don’t Go Down The Rabbit Hole

Introduction     For short term traders, earnings announcements can be an opportunity for big price moves in either direction, up or down, but earnings announcements can be unpredictable events. So unpredictable that even seasoned professionals think short term trading around earnings is highly speculative and risky. In fact, many traders avoid trading around earnings…

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