Introduction to Stocks

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No study of investing is complete without learning about stocks. This tutorial is a very basic look at them.

What you will learn

  • What Are Stocks?
  • Types of Stock
  • Stock Volatility
  • Choosing a Broker

What do you know?

Introduction to Stocks

It has been said that we have become a "shareholder society." Owning stocks is not for the privileged few alone. Nearly everyone with a retirement plan has some stock-based mutual funds among his or her investments, and the growth of mutual funds and online trading has made participation in the stock market more popular than ever.