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Stock Market Basics: An Investment Guide for Beginners

The stock market has been one of the most admired places for investment all the time. But in order to make money, you need understand how it works.

When starting to invest in stock market, it is important that you remove all the illusions from your mind. You have to be objective in your approach to investing.

What Are Stocks?

Stock refers to the unit of ownership of a company listed on the stock exchange (e.g. Bombay Stock Exchange or National Stock Exchange). More the no. of stocks you earn for a certain company, the bigger your ownership claim is.

What are Bullish and Bearish Markets?

When the share price or stock price of a certain company has a growing or upward trend it is called the bullish market for that particular company.Similarly,  when the share price of a certain company is low or in the downfall, we would call it a bearish market. Though we add market to this as an adjective suffix, it doesn’t mean the stock market as a whole.

How to Start Investing in Stocks?

You can acquire company stocks in a variety of ways. The most common method is to buy them with the help of a stockbroker. If you know a stockbroker that you can trust, you can call them up and tell them that you want to buy stocks of a certain company. As stated earlier, you can also contact well-known brokerage companies online. There are lots of different factors that you must consider while investing in stocks. Click here for more....

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