Practical money advice for investing in stocks

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The lure of big money has always thrown investors into the lap of stock markets. However, making money in equities is not easy. It not only requires oodles of patience and discipline, but also a great deal of research and a sound understanding of the market, among others.
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Trading over-activity triggered by emotions is one of the most common ways investors hurt their own portfolio returns. You shouldn't let your emotions get the best of you.
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When I started trading stocks, I joined this Facebook group of traders and it was a wealth of knowledge and it can be confusing so they your time to learn.
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There's an option at our company to invest in company stocks. A portion of my pay directly gets deducted and invested in the company's stock. Since I know nothing about stocks but I believe in our company, I thought it was a good investment for the future. I'm glad I did. Little by little, my investment is growing.
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The lure of big money has always thrown investors into the lap of stock markets. However, making money in equities is not easy. It not only requires oodles of patience and discipline, but also a great deal of research and a sound understanding of the market, among others.
I agree! People are not too keen on working for the money. They are excited by the possibility of getting rich quick through the stock market but chances of somebody actually doing so is slim.
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When trading, you hold onto a stock for a short period of time, but if you’re investing in a company, you have to have a long-term approach, because your money is going to be tied up with that company for many years.
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Never jump into anything without doing your due diligence. Study and learn from people who have done it and learn from their mistakes.
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Never jump into anything without doing your due diligence. Study and learn from people who have done it and learn from their mistakes.
100% !! Couldn't agree with you more, being observant and aware of other peoples' mistakes can definitely teach you a lot in the long run
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All investors are sometimes tempted to change their relationship statuses with their stocks. But making heat-of-the-moment decisions can lead to the classic investing gaffe: buying high and selling low.
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Be obsessed with growth, that is one advice I would like to share to everyone who wants to be financially free. Look for the growing companies. Don't stop learning.
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Some younger people appear to be avoiding stocks. More than 4 in 10 millennials, born 1981–1992, may be investing more conservatively than they should, given their young age and the long period of time until retirement, according to a Retirement Savings Assessment.
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When you're younger, saving for something that's years away—like retirement—may not seem important. But that is exactly when you should start saving. The more time money is invested, the more time it has to grow. And one of the ways to give money a chance to grow over the long term is by investing in some form of stocks—stock mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), or a well-diversified mix of individual stocks
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The lure of big money has always thrown investors into the lap of stock markets. However, making money in equities is not easy. It not only requires oodles of patience and discipline, but also a great deal of research and a sound understanding of the market, among others.
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The fact that stock market volatility in the last few years has left investors in a state of confusion. They are in a dilemma whether to invest, hold or sell in such a scenario.
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Most amateur investors generally go by the name of a company or the industry they belong to. This is, however, not the right way of putting one's money into the stock market.
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The typical buyer's decision is usually heavily influenced by the actions of his acquaintances, neighbours or relatives. Thus, if everybody around is investing in a particular stock, the tendency for potential investors is to do the same. But this strategy is bound to backfire in the long run. No need to say that you should always avoid having the herd mentality if you don't want to lose your hard-earned money in stock markets.
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