Growth Stock Investing FAQs

What are the best practices of growth investors? Here are some keys to becoming a successful growth stock investor: 1.  Work to identify truly great growth companies 2.  Cut your losses short 3.  Let your winners run 4.  Hold stocks of good companies long term 5.  Avoid buying on avoid...
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How Do I Plan for Investment Risk?

How Do I Plan for Investment Risk?

Investment risk is a fact of life. Without risk, there would be no reward. The important thing is to know how to plan for it. You could say analyzing investment risk has always been a part of my life. Since I was a sophomore college,...
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Stock Investing FAQs

Q: What is your position on averaging up as a stock advances? A: If I had a choice with any stock, I'd prefer to average up, but each stock has its own personality. The stock you mentioned has proceeded forward in price only after consolidation periods. said...
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High Frequency Trading

High frequency trading is the implementation of online stock trading strategies noted for extremely quick holdings, to exploit short-term market inefficiencies.
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How Averaging Up Works

Buying more of your best stocks, also called averaging up or pyramiding, is something most great investors through the years have practiced.
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Stock Market Analysis

Successful stock market analysis must always be mindful of Jesse Livermore's famous quote: "Markets are never wrong; opinions are."
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Market Timing

It has been said that timing is everything. In investing, market timing may not be everything, but it is a big thing. By using market timing strategies, you can identify the best times to buy and sell a stock, thereby maximizing your profits.
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Fundamental Analysis

Unlike technical analysis, the fundamental analysis of a company’s financial ratios involves making some judgments about future growth potential.
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Investor Sentiment

Investor Sentiment

Investor sentiment is powerful, as we're all subject to the forces of mass psychology. When it changes, the herd has the power to push in either direction.
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Investing Tips

Follow these investing tips to guide you on your way to becoming a successful investor. Investing in the stock market can be overwhelming or downright scary. The choices are endless, and a step in the wrong direction can result in steep losses, even for investors. These...
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Basic Guide to Value Investing

Value investing is about finding stocks that the market has not correctly priced...in other words, a stock that is worth more than is reflected in the current price. Many people have made fortunes using a value-based approach to investing. Value investing has been to...
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Selling Stocks

If we asked thousands of investors what their main desire was, the most popular answer would undoubtedly be, “to make money.” And who can argue with that? It seems natural that every person investing in stocks wants to be selling stocks at a profit,...
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What is a Derivative?

What is a Derivative?

Derivatives are financial instruments that have value based on the expected future price movements of the "underlying asset" to which they are linked.
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