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Stock Order Types

Thinking of investing in the stock market? For first-time investors, the process can seem daunting. Not only does investment require careful planning and research, but the actual purchase of stocks isn’t as simple as clicking a button.  It’s essential that investors understand the different stock order types available today. According to research published in Forbes,…

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How to Invest Money in Your 20s

Adulting is hard. If you’re in your 20s, you might find yourself trying to juggle a number of financial responsibilities:  Student loans, rent, medical bills, car payments, student loans, phone bills, student loans, utilities—and did we mention student loans? Millennials have historically been accused of being lazy or making poor financial decisions, such as the…

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Stock Market Terms

Pop quiz! Can you tell us the difference between a bull and a bear market? Can you use the word “arbitrage” in a sentence? What does the acronym “IPO” stand for? If these stock terms have you drawing a blank, don’t feel bad. According to data published by the New York Post, most Americans can’t…

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How to Research Stocks

Thinking of investing in the stock market? The process may seem overwhelming. The options seem endless, and you may find yourself biting your nails, worried you might miss out on a sure thing. There’s no crystal ball for determining market performance, but there are some basic methods you can use when it comes to researching…

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How to Buy Amazon Stock

For stock market investors, the meteoric rise of Amazon stock is impossible to ignore. Amazon made its stock market debut in 1997, where its initial public offering (IPO) was $18 per share. The financial experts at CNBC did the math: If you had purchased $1,000 worth of Amazon stock in 1997, your investment would grow…

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Best Stock Research Tools

In the world of investment, knowledge is power. If you’re an investor, you want to be sure you’re making the best choices possible. That means you need to know as much about a company as possible. These days, the problem isn’t necessarily a lack of information. A casual internet search will yield more data than…

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What is the Difference Between Saving and Investing?

Many of us envision savings accounts and stock investment accounts as means to set aside money and hopefully earn a little on the side. There are, however, crucial differences in the saving and investment definitions — and they may be causing some Americans to favor one over the other. The Motley Fool reports that 71%…

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