Investing in the US Stock markets is an efficient way of wealth building over time.
Investing is long term, while trading is gaining from short term trends. You should have a longterm stock portfolio with fundamentally solid Stocks & ETFs⚠️ We suggest allocating most of your capital to investing(long term).
Trading stocks is like buying a slice or a whole pizza and selling it higher a few hours later, although with stocks it is a longer timeframe (few weeks). The aim is to always sell higher than you acquired by taking profits when meeting your target returns.💸
This trade technique is known as Swing Trading.
Stocks are bought and sold on stock markets, Trades can be placed by stockbrokers or apps, on behalf of portfolio managers or individual retail investors like you. The stock market in the US is made up of 13 exchanges, the best known are the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. Stocks are also referred to as Equities.
A broker is a brokerage firm or investing app that facilitates the buying and selling of Stocks & ETFs.
They usually charge a commission(fee) for matching investors who want to buy or sell securities(like Stocks/ETFs) with the other side of the transaction. Anyone can invest in US Stocks from a regulated investment app.
Fractional shares are exactly what they sound like — A fraction of a share instead of buying the whole share. Ideal for Millennials & GenZ interested in a large company with high share value and cannot afford a whole stock. For instance on most investment apps you can buy $10 worth of any US listed stock🇺🇸
An earning report is a published paper that publicly-traded companies release to ensure their shareholders are up-to-date on their financial state of affairs. Traders & Investors also monitor company performance through earning reports released quarterly. Stock prices react to earning reports before, during and after.
EBITDA (short for ”Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization”) measures a company’s overall financial performance and is often used synonymously with Profitability — And it’s a key acronym in business. When reading through a company annual report EBITDA is most important metric analysts look at.
Revenue is the total income generated by a business through sales of products or services. It is also referred to as sales and is a measure of a company’s health. Revenue is a key indicator of a for-profit company’s growth. Typically, a high revenue is indicative of a strong, growing business.
Stock dividends are a payment from a company’s profits distributed to its shareholders. Investors in stocks earn returns primarily in two ways: dividends and stock price increases. Dividends are when a company returns a portion of its profits to shareholders, usually quarterly. Companies don’t need to pay dividends.
The chart widget above provides real-time data to enable you monitor any potential stocks. You can analyse any 🇺🇸 listed stocks by searching the ticker or name of stock in the search bar.
Stock trading & investing can be really fun & profitable when done right, traders and investors analyse company earnings reports, balance sheets, projections, revenues, profitability etc. This helps them determine their decisions and strategy.