Tag: Investing

why do stocks split

Why Do Stocks Split? An Inside Look

What is a Stock Split? Have you ever wanted to purchase shares of a company, but you were deterred because you thought the price was too high? Then seemingly out of the blue, the stock price is cut in half allowing you to buy the shares at a better level. In many instances, the reduction […]

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How Many Trading Days in a Year

How Many Trading Days in a Year?

If you’ve been trading stocks, you probably know that the stock market is subject to a seasonal effect in that at different times of the year, month or even week, share prices can increase or drop. So, not only do you need money to start day trading, but you also need to know how many […]

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hemp stocks

Top Hemp Stocks to Watch in 2020

With hemp stocks prices tied to regulatory decisions, all eyes are on the US government. Is it time to buy hemp stocks? The short answer is that you still might need to wait for a specific catalyst. Hemp stocks were taken out to the woodshed in 2019 as regulation, and overproduction put downward pressure on […]

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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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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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