What is an initial public offering?

What is an initial public offering?

An Initial Public Offering (IPO) is the process whereby a private company becomes a public company listed in the stock market by offering its shares to the public for the first time. Investors can then buy and sell those stocks on the market. An IPO is how a company...
How frequently should I invest?

How frequently should I invest?

For investors to avoid falling into the trap of making emotional investing decisions it’s best to have a more disciplined system where you invest regularly. When investments happen in regular increments, the investor captures prices at all levels, from high to low....
Why do I keep making these irrational decisions?

Why do I keep making these irrational decisions?

The most famous rule in investing is “buy low, sell high”, despite its simplicity, most of us do the exact opposite. Both novice and professional investors make many irrational decisions in the investment process. As they tend to sell during panics due to fear and buy...
How can I make money in the Stock Market?

How can I make money in the Stock Market?

There are several ways to make money in the stock market, from short term trading strategies to long-term investing in value or growth stocks. When deciding to buy stocks when they’re value is low to later sell them when their value is high, and therefore achieve...
What is the difference between trading and investing?

What is the difference between trading and investing?

Both trading and investing involve seeking profit in the stock market but in different techniques. Investors have a long-term outlook to the market and take investment decisions mainly driven by fundamentals. On the other hand, trading involves short-term strategies...
What is the stock market ?

What is the stock market ?

At its core, the stock market functions like a big auction house where buyers and sellers make trades. As the name suggests, the object of these transactions are stocks. What is a stock?  Like the atoms in a molecule, stocks are the building blocks of a company, when...