Archive for January, 2014


Trading Versus Investing

Often when people are new to the financial markets, they get confused between investing and trading. After all, they both happen in the same place, and the goal of both is to make money. The truth is that they are really very different in the approach that you have to take.   Trading versus Investing […]

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The Stock Market

You may have heard that the stock market is a place where participants buy and sell company stock, also known as shares as each stock represents a share of ownership in the company. This is true, but is a simplified view. For instance, the stock market is really very many stock markets. Most countries have […]

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What Is the Forex Market?

The Forex market is possibly the largest trading market in the world, with an estimated value of US$4 trillion traded every day. Unlike the stock or commodities markets, it is not concerned with any material goods or industries, but simply the relative value of different foreign currencies. Forex stands for “foreign exchange”, also known as […]

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Fundamentals Analysis Explained

Fundamentals analysis is concerned with analyzing the prospects and outlook for a company, and this is often used by investors to determine which shares they should buy. If you are considering trading, then you will find that you do not use fundamental analysis much. When trading, technical analysis is more useful, as it seeks to […]

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Introduction to Financial Trading

Have you ever wondered how some people achieve real wealth while others seem to labour every day, hardly keeping their heads above water? Of course, we have all heard the stories of Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and other entrepreneurs who founded companies that turned out growing exponentially, making them billionaires, but this form of creating […]

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