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Learn About Stock Market Investing From The Best Websites

Nothing can match the returns that stock market offer on your investments and therefore it is quite natural for anyone to have urgency in investing there on shares. But the maturity to withstand that urge until everything is learned about how stuff works out there is what makes a successful investor stand out from the crowd. There are many web sites that provide quality training on stock market investing.

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Understanding Stock Quotes – The Key To Be A Successful Trader

It is quite difficult to refrain from the urge to invest in stocks and reap those fabulous manifested income. But before commencing your journey through the magic world of stocks and funds it would be beneficial to know about stock quotes and the way they work. Perfect knowledge of stock quotes will come handy in anticipating the direction in which your tracked stock will move in the future. Read more »

Why Companies Buy Back ?

Buyback is a term used when the company repurchases outstanding shares so that the number of shares in the market is reduced. It is also known as stock buyback or stock repurchase plan. Read more »

What is a Share ?

In finance a share is a unit of account for various financial instruments including stocks, mutual funds, limited partnerships, and REIT’s. In British English, the usage of the word share alone to refer solely to stocks is so common that it almost replaces the word stock itself. Read more »

What are Dividends and When they’re Issued ?

If you’ve ever owned stocks or held certain other types of investments, you might already be familiar with the concept of dividends.

Even those people who have made investments that paid dividends may still be a little confused as to exactly what dividends are, however… after Read more »

What is Technical Analysis ? How is it different from Fundamental Analysis ?

Technical Analysis is a method of evaluating future security prices and market directions based on statistical analysis of variables such as trading volume, price changes, etc., to identify patterns. Read more »


A stock option is a specific type of option with a stock as the underlying instrument (the security that the value of the option is based on). Thus it is a contract to buy (known as a “call” contract) or sell (known as a “put” contract) shares of stock, at a predetermined or calculable (from a formula in Read more »


The stock markets are at all time highs and just like the last time around when the market was at its previous high every one thinks that nothing can go wrong and there is just one way where the market can go which is UP. Nothing could be farther from the truth and this will be clear from the way the Read more »


1. You can tell if a Stock is cheap or expensive by the Price to Earnings Ratio.

False: PE ratios are easy to calculate, that is why they are listed in newspapers etc. But you cannot compare PE’s on companies from different Read more »

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You Buy and Price Falls, You Sell and Price Rises – “I bought “XYZ Company” at Rs.2200 and immediately after I bought the stock price Read more »

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