Get in on the ground floor of stock investing by learning how stocks work and what it means to be a shareholder.
Why invest in stocks? For the unlimited earnings potential and the ability to fund your life's goals. This very basic-level tutorial on stocks is written for the beginner who wants to learn about stocks from the ground up.
Learn why compound interest is a valuable strategy for building income and growth. Learn also how you can calculate it on your own.
Why invest for the long run? Because the growth really adds up. We explain why in this tutorial.
The frenzied days of Wall Street traders aside, stock investing involves a lot of careful thought. Here is a short look at what matters.
To own stock is to own companies and share in risks and returns in ways that bondholders do not. Let's look at these differences.
Knowledge truly is power when it comes to investing, and your success as a stock investor depends on your ability to locate information and determine its importance. In this lesson, we'll point you in the right direction and tell you where to concentrate your efforts.
Financial statements are the language of business. We will look at income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
Ratios are a common tool for relating a stock's price with some part of the underlying company's performance. We will look at several.