Stock Investing

Importance of Financial Statement Analysis

It is really important that every investor understands the investment basics of how to analyze corporate financial statements.  You shouldn’t be investing in a stock if you don’t know how to read their underlying financials.  It’s really fundamental in understanding the stock market and how it works.

Financial statement analysis is the backbone of understanding how a company functions and how it performs.  The numbers tell the true story of what is really going on in a company.  If you don’t know how to read a company’s financial statement, then you really don’t understand how to evaluate a company and it’s stock. Read the full story

Determining How Much Money You Should Invest in Stocks

You have probably heard about the ups and downs that the stock market has had in recent years if you have been listening to the news. Before you jump into buying stocks online, it is important therefore for you to determine not only how much of your money you should use for other types of investments, but also how much is safe to have in the stock market.

Your age and investment strategy are two factors that determine the amount of money you are going to invest in stocks. You should be willing to make adjustments as time goes by which means there will be different strategies you should use as you move up in years. Read the full story