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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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Faang Stocks

FAANG Stocks Explained and 2020 Outlook

FAANG stocks are a basket of some of the largest, most popular public tech companies in the world. The term “FANG stocks” was coined by Jim Cramer, host of CNBC’s “Mad Money” and the founder of TheStreet.com, in February 2013. It is an acronym for four U.S. tech stocks – Facebook, Amazon.com, Netflix, and Google parent Alphabet. […]

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Leverage Ratio

Leverage Ratio Explained With Example

What is Leverage Ratio? A leverage ratio is a financial ratio that helps to measure a company’s debt levels. It is a measurement that determines a company’s sustainability towards its borrowing practices. As a backstop measure, the leverage ratio is the proportion of equity to assets. Simply put, it captures all debts/liabilities regardless of their […]

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