Stocks made simple; the essentials of stock trading and how stocks are priced, bought and sold.
Teen Stock Trader
Most teens these days are having difficulties finding jobs, those that can find entry level work might start off at fast food chains or grocery stores, working long hours on weekends or after school. My path is different. Yes I worked long hours and yes I worked after school and on the weekends. In fact, my days usually start at 6:30 am, but not to make donuts. My morning begins with a review of the latest news within the Stock market and a plan to select which companies I may want to invest in my passion is trading stocks and here is my story.
A Dive Into Stock Market Investing
It all started the summer of 2017. As many people do,while scrolling through YouTube and i came across a video about investing in the stock market. The video heavily glorified the market and overly advertised the fantasy of getting rich quick. As a recent High School graduate with no intention of attending college i immediately became interested. I began to dive more into to the YouTube universe. Watching many Stock Market "gurus'' and Virtual Mentors. A few caught my eye like Ricky Gutierrez , Jeremy From Financial Education and others. Quickly understanding the basics of investing in the stock market i wanted to know more. I decided to study from the legend Warren Buffet. In doing so, i came across The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham. With all that knowledge i consumed my clueless 17 year old self was optimistic.
Becoming A Shareholder
You’ve been learning all about investing and money management and you’ve just picked out all the stocks you want to invest your money in. Congratulations! Now one of the companies you’ve chosen throws a curve ball and announces a stock split.
A Microcap's Guide to Uplisting
Statistically, most microcap OTCQB companies fail. Only the great ones don’t and only the very best ones make it to a higher national exchange.
Explaining High-Frequency Trading: Why Everybody Wants It Gone
High-Frequency Trading (HFT) is something that has been talked about on every news channel you’ve probably watched. In most cases, it’s a large debate between somebody who supports the idea (and likely owns a High-Frequency Trading setup) and somebody who is completely against it.
Reversing to move forward is part of Jerrick's journey from the OTCQB to the NASDAQ Capital Markets. From inception, Jerrick's goal has been to build a billion dollar company. In fact, that goal drove our decision to go public in the first place. While Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc. became a publicly traded company in February 2016, my particular journey to that point can be traced as far back as 1990.
Possible Reasons for Stock Splitting
As an investor, you need to understand all there is to know about stock dilution. Stock splitting is one of the most common ways in which the shares of a company are diluted. When the board of directors of a publicly traded company decides to issue new stock to existing shareholders and lower the value of current stocks, it is called a split. Instead of buying research papers, companies often decide to split their stock for one of the following reasons.
What the Average Investor Needs to Know About Small, Mid, and Large Caps
When building an investment portfolio, an investor should contemplate asset allocation across the entire portfolio when developing their strategy.
4 Reasons Day Traders Lose Money
Day trading can be a very lucrative profession. When things go right, day traders can make incredible amounts of money in very short periods of time, far outpacing more casual investors. But day traders can also lose big. In fact, most experts believe that the majority of day traders—perhaps even a supermajority—lose money.
How to Become a Hedge Fund Manager
If you take a look at the most successful people on Wall Street, you'll quickly notice that a lot of them are hedge fund managers. They are the ones who create amazing private funds entirely composed of high quality stock market picks, individual commodities, and other investment vehicles—all with the sole purpose of maximizing profits for their elite clientele.
Robinhood vs. Stash
When it comes to long term options for accumulating financial profits, nothing is as secure as the stock market. This day and age, it is not common knowledge that even the average Joe can make a shiny penny off investing in stocks, provided they do their research and play their cards right. With the cost of living on a climb, financial security is guaranteed to no one. Therefore, the impact investing your side cash into America’s open market can have on your life should be too obvious to ignore. I like to consider it as a savings account that puts your money to work, with the potential to see profits no bank in the world could match.
10 Warning Signs That Suggest a Stock Isn't Legit
The stock market is supposed to be a safe place to trade—to a point. Risk will always be a part of investing, but the idea that people want to see is the possibility that risk will be mitigated by statistics and data given to you by companies.