Can I Buy Stock Without a Broker?

Stockbrokers were once the princes of Wall Street. Everybody needed them and their expertise to manage their investment decisions. And they did so, for a price of course. But the investment business has changed dramatically over the last 30 years, and the professional stockbroker has seen their influence wane. Still, many potential investors may be…


What Are Stocks and How Do They Work?

Chances are that you first heard about the stock market as a child. You heard the phrase “Wall Street” so often that you imagined it was some far-off, mythical place, like Oz. But even as you grew up, went to school, and became gainfully employed, the stock market may have remained a mystery that you…


How Can Elon Keep Doing This? | From the Mind of the Gorilla

Is there a human more captivating than Elon Musk? The man just can’t seem to lose… Not only was the wunderkind behind Paypal, not only has he created some of the most interesting ideas on earth such as his electric vehicle, his SpaceX program and his Boring Company…. But he’s also responsible for the highest…


How Do Companies Benefit From Stocks?

Investors know how buying shares on the stock market benefits them (or how they hope it will). They expect to see the companies they invest in succeed, which will make them profitable through returns on their investment. What some investors wonder about, though, is how selling stock shares benefits the companies who offer them. What…


You Ask, I Answer | Do Stock Recommendations Change During a Bear Market? | Gorilla Trades

GorillaTrades’ Founder and CEO, Ken Berman, takes the time to personally address a subscriber’s question in this brief video. The Gorilla addresses a variety of topics, with the goal of providing GorillaTrades subscribers with a better understanding of the system, and ultimately, improving their overall returns. There are new features being added constantly, and this is just one of…


Does Buying Stock Help a Company?

People invest in the stock market to grow wealth — that’s common to all investors. Many just leave it at that — they’re in the game strictly for financial motives. But others question how their investment in certain companies will reflect on their personal values, not just their financial ones. The question comes down to…


Can the Stock Market Make You Rich?

We’ve all seen the movies and read the stories about Wall Street. We’ve heard about superstar investors who made all the right decisions and are now living lives of luxury and ease. And we then experience pangs of jealousy and wonder what makes them different from us. The answer? Not as much as you think.…


What Happens If the Stock Market Crashes?

For most of the last century, the stock market has been the picture of resilience. It has had occasional bumps in the road and difficult stretches, but in general, it’s been a reliable and consistently growing economic indicator. It has survived. But history has taught us that the stock market is volatile. Those of us…


What Happens If a Stock Goes to Zero?

Thousands of companies comprise the global stock exchange. With so many businesses fighting for investors and trying to turn a profit, it’s a little surprising that relatively few of them bottom out and lose all their value. Can a stock go to zero? Yes, it can. And when investors see their stocks heading south, they…