Posts Tagged ‘Stock Market’

PostHeaderIcon Preparing For Stock Market Investing

Many people are fascinated with stock market investing. There is this common notion that investors can strike it rich investing in stocks. But the fact of the matter is, this is rarely true, unless you have the knack for investing in the right stocks. Although there are opportunities to become rich while investing in stocks, there are also certain risks involved. Investing in the stock market does not ensure you of

PostHeaderIcon Signs Early Trading Can Tell You

Traders try to get as much information as they can to forecast or predict market movement. Although it holds a lot of guesswork, being able to get the right information at the right time can help traders estimate likely outcomes. One way that traders can get information about the market is by looking closely at the activities as the markets open. The start of the market session can tell a lot on how the movement wi

PostHeaderIcon Things To Consider Before Investing In the Stock Market

The stock market seems to catch the attention of many first-time investors as a way to make money. They read news of investors cashing in on a great stock pick that netted them a handsome profit and they dream that it can also happen to them someday. But before you go into stock market investing, there are many things that you should know about and prepare for. Here are some of them. It is not as easy as you think.

PostHeaderIcon Understanding Short Selling Basics

When it comes to trading stocks, there are many things that all traders and investors should know about in order to succeed. There are various ways that traders and investors can profit from the changes that constantly happen in the stock market. Some of the important principles that people should know about include going long or short on stocks. While going long on a stock is what most investors usually consider a

PostHeaderIcon Understanding Stock Splits And Buybacks

Stock investing is more than just buying and selling stock. Important on both is the idea of profiting from every transaction made. This requires investors of having to understand the many different characteristics and features of stocks that they may experience in the market at one time or another. One of them is understanding what stock splits and stock buybacks are all about. Stock splits and stock buybacks may

PostHeaderIcon Investing in IPO’s

IPO’s or Initial Public Offerings have once again taking a share of the limelight in the world of tech. Many internet companies are once again contemplating or making plans on going public, especially those that are perceived to be quite popular like the social networking Facebook. Those that have went on with their IPO’s recently like LinkedIn, Groupon and Zynga are so far enjoying steady trading after

PostHeaderIcon Understanding Volatility In The Stock Market

Market volatility affects traders and investors in two different ways- it can either cause them to gain some profits or lose out due to the sudden market changes. It is an accepted fact that the stock market is quite a volatile area for investments and trading. It is all a matter of trying to take advantage of it for making gains or preventing potential losses. Basic Definition In technical terms volatility refers

PostHeaderIcon Predicting Market Performance

One of the factors that most investors look into when making decisions is market performance. The current performance of the market can help establish for the investor whether it is time to buy or to sell. Trying to look at market performance and predicting its future direction may help investors become more successful in their investments. But it is easier said than done most of the time. Here are some of the impo

PostHeaderIcon Understanding The Various Stock Risks

While most investments are vulnerable to certain levels of risk, stocks seem to be quite vulnerable to quite a lot of them. That is one reason why stocks are usually known as volatile investments. Certain market situations and conditions can either bring prices of individual stocks to go up or go down in just a short span of time. Here are some of the common risks that most stocks have to deal with. Rating Risk A r

PostHeaderIcon Understanding A Profit/Loss Plan For Investments

Stock investors usually focus on just trying to follow the age-old principle of buying low and selling high. It seems such a fool-proof adage for the general investing public. But in reality, investors may not always be faced with such simple circumstances. The stock market can get quite complicated at times. There are times when human emotions set in. It is human nature for most investors to take pride in the succ