How do I start buying stock? which on-line brokerage is best to use?
Looking to buy a stock and just keep it. not trade for awhile but just purchase it. is etrade a good site>
You open your account with the broker who has the fairest fees and commissions as well as all the research tools you think you’ll need.
AND you open the right kind of trading account for your needs and trading style.
Investigate the different investments you have available to you. Make THE BEST investment you can: Invest in yourself – your own education. Once you have that knowledge, no one can ever take it away.
In the beginning “newbie” traders & investors DO NOT INVEST any money. It probably won’t be long when you’ll feel you’re ready to invest your hard-earned money. Before taking that step, you really should do research about what you are investing in.
You should LEARN HOW:
A] the stock market works. B] to invest in many, many various ways. C] to properly trade
D] Properly manage the money in your trading account.
“Newbie” investors & traders ALWAYS make mistakes. In fact, throughout a person’s trading, he/she makes mistakes.
In the beginning, you READ & LEARN about the market & how it works: Read “Investing for Dummies” As you read & do research about the investments you are interested in, sometimes you’ll come across a financial or investment term you never heard before.
http://investopedia.com is a free site. It’s recognized by Y! A as a “Featured Knowledge Partner”.
You can usually find excellent, easy-to-understand definitions of many financial & investment terms by going to Investopedia’s dictionary.
It also has a free, paper trading platform. You can set up a virtual account & almost trade as though you were trading with real money.
http://finance.yahoo.com is also recognized by Y! A as a “Featured Knowledge Partner”
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