Tag: Investing

how to evaluate a stock

How to Evaluate a Stock Before You Invest

Knowing how to evaluate a stock is a crucial step in developing your investment skills so you know whether you are getting a deal or not! How to Evaluate a Stock Example A share of common stock is a fractional claim of ownership of a company. Because thinking about owning a fraction of Apple or […]

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Dotcom Bubble

Dotcom Bubble: What the Heck Happened?

What is the Dotcom Bubble? The dotcom bubble was the exponential rise of tech stock prices between 1995 and 1999. While tech stocks were on fire throughout the late 90s, the real explosive growth came in 1998 and 1999. The period was a time of market mania in which plumbers and mechanics were becoming millionaire […]

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Dividend Aristocrats

Dividend Aristocrats: Who They Are and How to Invest

What is a Dividend Aristocrats? Dividend Aristocrats is the name used for stocks that are members of the S&P 500 that have increased their dividends every year for the past 25 years. A dividend is a payment made by a company to shareholders of record by a predetermined date of eligibility. Dividends are a way for […]

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how to buy and sell stocks

How to Buy and Sell Stocks

Whether you’re day trading, swing trading or investing, you need to know the basics on how to buy and sell stocks.  What is a Stock? A stock (also called an “equity” or a “share”) is a security that represents an ownership share in a public company that is listed on a stock exchange like the New York Stock […]

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How to Invest in a Recession

How to Invest in a Recession the Right Way

Recessions can come without a moments notice, but when they do show up you need to be prepared on how to invest in a recession. Did you know: For the first time in history, the US will have completed a decade without a recession or depression?  Depending on the pundits you listen to, you will […]

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Composite Index

What is a Composite Index?

A composite index is essentially a group of stocks that are averaged together in order to provide an overall view of a specific sector or industry. The word composite basically means a blend or combination of many things to form one big picture thing. A composite hockey stick just means that it’s made of a […]

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How To Buy Blue Origin Stock

How To Buy Blue Origin Stock

Ever wonder how to buy Blue Origin stock? You’re not alone. The only problem is they are not a public company, but there may be a way around that! Who is Blue Origin? Blue Origin is a private spaceflight company owned by Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. The tech billionaire founded the […]

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Whole Foods Stock

How To Buy Whole Foods Stock

Who is Whole Foods Market? Whole Foods Market was founded in 1978 by John Mackey and his girlfriend at the time Renee Lawson Hardy, as a small natural foods store in Austin, Texas. The company is best known for its for its organic foods. At the time of its founding, Whole Foods had only 19 workers and […]

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How To Invest In Foreign Stocks

How To Invest In Foreign Stocks

Knowing how to invest in foreign stocks is perhaps one of the best ways for U.S.-based investors to diversify their portfolios. Foreign stocks are a vital part of any well-diversified investment portfolio due to their growth potential. In addition, venturing into overseas stocks can lead to better returns and lower volatility. Thankfully, there are a number […]

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