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Grow Your Money: Investing in Stocks for Beginners

There are a number of ways you can invest your money to achieve lucrative returns. Let’s focus on investing in stock market in today’s article.

The stock market is arguably the best wealth creator in the entire world, but unfortunately most of us do not quite understand the basics of how it works.

What is a Stock Market?

A stock market is a place also known as a stock exchange where a person buys or sells shares of company in order to generate profitability. Every country has its own stock exchange where shares are listed for investors to purchase them publicly.

How does a Stock Market work?

It is a simple concept. People invest in the stocks to make money. If a person thinks a company’s share is doing well, they buy the shares of that company. If he thinks that the company is not doing good or has reached its high price level, then the shares of that company will be sold.

Investment in companies by the way of share purchase allows the company to grow its business and expand. Some companies are known to give dividends to its investors in the form of cash, bonuses, or rights shares. This is done to distribute earnings back to the shareholders as a reward for putting their money in the company


How to invest in a Stock Market?

Before you do that, make sure you have read what the company does, how it generates its sales and who is in charge of the company. As Warren Buffet said “Never invest in a business you cannot understand”.

Once you know the company basics, and have calculated your risk tolerance levels, you can then open an account with a brokerage house who will conduct your buy and sell activity. Another option is to open an account with an Exchange Traded Fund (ETFs).

Investment Strategies

Investing is nothing less than a gamble. Nobody is certain what the stock market is going to do today or tomorrow. However, you can limit that risk by applying either Fundamental Analysis or Technical Analysis. These strategies will be discussed in a later article.

How to Invest

For beginners, it is recommended to invest in small quantities. For instance, if you intend to purchase lots in a company, then it would be wise to break your investment into four intervals, investing just a few lots in each interval and invest in the stock at the desirable stock price.

Pro tips:

Always ask yourself before investing whether the price justifies the stock’s worth

Buy the stock when it is in the market on a discount

Invest in a business that is protected from high levels of competition

Understand the business of the company you are investing in

If you really want to be the best in the stock trading business, then you need to take the right decisions and surround yourself with unlimited financial knowledge. Invest now and invest early!

“Games are won by players who focus on the playing field – not by those whose eyes are glued to the scoreboard.”

-Warren Buffett

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