With all of the volatility common of the market, it can be very difficult to distinguish the difference between investing in shares of a company and just gambling at a casino, but it would be a mistake to think they go hand in hand.
Register for an online trading account. There are a wide range of sites, such as E-Trade, Sharebuilder, Charles Schwabb and many more that provide convenient trading tools for the amateur investor. Often, real-time trades cost as much as $9 a trade, sometimes less. If you are interested in getting involved in the Foreign Exchange Market there is also FOREX.com, which is a very popular site among day traders.
Spot irregular market activity by utilizing real-time statistics such as present trade quotes, price per share, trade volume and the market cap to inform yourself on current trends. Every online trade site has real-time statistics on stocks. Stay current on specific stock positions to familiarize you with market trends so when irregular activity occurs in the market, you will recognize it.
Compare current stock quotes with rates over the past weeks, months and years. If a stocks has a high trade volume with an expensive 52 week high but a very low price per share, then it means the stock is in decline but it could be due for a rally. Take note of trends like this when comparing old data with new information to make more informed decisions.
Invest for the long term. Corporations are more consistent as a whole overtime. If you spread your savings throughout multiple investments, bit by bit, over five to 10 years or longer, you will see a significant return on your investment.
Invest in five to 10 stocks you deduce have bright futures based on the previously mentioned criteria and you will have everything you need to setup a progressive portfolio.
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