How to trade for beginners - Get the lie of the land – find out what shares and the stock market are all about, and whether they′re really right for you start out right – discover how to set realistic investing goals and start building a portfolio, as well as how to connect with a great stockbroker who can help you meet those goals pick the winners – learn to separate the healthy companies from the duds, including how to find and make sense of the data you′ll need to make informed decisions develop a winning game plan – learn some of the all–time best value investing strategies and tactics and how to use them to minimise risk while building wealth take advantage of hot new opportunities – get the latest on etfs and other products, as well as tips on investing in emerging markets hold onto more of your money – learn insider tricks for reducing or even eliminating costly transaction fees, and strategies that let you keep more of your gains open the book and find: the ins and outs of share investing how to analyse the key markets tips on finding and building a relationship with a great broker how to pick the winners indispensable investment strategies and tactics proven risk management techniques signs that a share price will increase investing in emerging markets. The book is divided into five parts: part i: the essentials of investing in shares (including common approaches to investing in shares, assessing risks and getting to know the stock markets) part ii: before you start buying (including gathering the right info, finding a stockbroker, investing for growth and investing for income) part iii: picking winners (including decoding company documents, analysing industries and seeking emerging sector opportunities) part iv: investment strategies and tactics (including choosing a strategy, trading techniques, using your broker, and a glimpse at what the insiders do! A dividend is basically a shareholder's portion of the company's profits – for example, a company may offer a dividend of 50 cents per share to its shareholders, so you would receive a total dividend payment of 50 cents multiplied by the number of shares you own. Up with 2%-3% returns on savings being wiped out by inflation, i bought a few hundred shares at a price significantly higher than they were trading this week, though i am holding out for their long-term revival.
Why are there stocks at all? Everyday in the news we hear about the stock exchange, stocks and money moving around the globe.