Category Archives: Strategies for Beginners

How To Pick Stocks

The most challenging aspect of starting to invest is picking the first few stocks to add to a portfolio. Every investor has their own techniques and strategies, but some fundamentals remain – buy what you know, do your homework, and don’t overthink your first steps!

Getting Trading Ideas

The most challenging aspect of starting to invest is picking the first few stocks to add to a portfolio. Every investor has their own techniques and strategies, but we want to give you the tools you need to place your first trades, and get your portfolio off to a running start. Click here for those techniques and strategies.

How do I diversify a portfolio?

Understanding what it means to build a diversified portfolio is one of the first concepts a new investor needs to understand. When talking about stocks, diversification means to make sure you don’t “put all of your eggs in one basket.” This article contains all the basics you need to know to diversify your portfolio!

How to Build a Stock Portfolio

Once you have chosen your investment strategy it is time to start building your stock portfolio. Your strategies should be inline with your overall investment strategy such as whether you are day trading and the level of risk you are looking for. Click on this post for some strategies!

How to build a Portfolio

A portfolio is a collection of assets that contribute collectively to an overall return. There are many different reasons you could create a portfolio, and you need to define your reason or objective from the very beginning before adding stocks and other securities to your account. This will give a description of potential objectives a portfolio could have, as well as descriptions of potential assets you can choose.

Stock Exit Strategies

There is very little information available about how to handle the stocks you already own, but knowing Stock Exit Strategies is essential for minimizing your losses and protecting your portfolio. Read this article for information on Stock Exit Strategies.

Cutting Your Losses

The golden rule of stock investing dictates cutting your losses when they fall 10 percent from the price paid, but common wisdom just might be wrong. Instead, use some common sense to determine if it’s time to hold or fold.

Buy What You Know

Buying what you know takes advantage of your familiarity with a product or market and translates that knowledge into potential earnings. Think of it this way; good investors understand opportunity and risk. Read this article to learn more!