why everyone should
learn to invest
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Learn The Basics Of Stock Market
The stock market is an electronic market where people(a.k.a traders) can access any publicly listed companies and trade from their point of view.
My brain when I first read it: “um…what?” Pretty sure the same is happening with you. Let me explain.
Always remember, in any investment
Higher the risk, higher the reward. Vice-versa.
What Is IPO?
An IPO (Initial public offering) is when a company is introduced into a publicly-traded stock market for the first time. The company’s managing directors will offer a certain percentage of their shares to the public to raise funds.
Bull And Bear Market?
They represent a generalized view of how the market is performing. Bull market means the market is rising, the share prices are going up. Bear market means the market is descending, the share prices are going down.
Sensex and nifty
The Sensex and Nifty are indices(meaning indicator) of a stock market. The Sensex is an indicator of all the major companies listed on BSE which is situated at Bombay. The Nifty is an indicator of all the major companies listed on NSE which is situated at Delhi.
what is a mutual fund?
A mutual fund is a portfolio which contains different asset class (bonds, equities, commodities, futures, and other financial derivatives ), put together by experts. This gives individual investors a chance to maintain a professional portfolio at a lot cost.
Commonly Used Jargons
Stands for open, high, low and close. Open is the price at which the stock opens for the day, high is the highest price at which the stock trade during the day, low is the lowest price at which the stock trades during the day and the close is the closing price of the stock.
Volume of a share represents the total number of transactions (both buy and sell) on that particular day. For example, today(18th March 2020) the volume on ICICI Bank is 2,274,224 shares. A very important metric to be considered when doing Technical Analysis.
52 week H/L
52 week high is the highest price at which a stock has been traded during the last 52 weeks (which also marks a year) and likewise 52 week low marks the lowest price at which the stock has been traded during the last 52 weeks.
Invest in ideas
Most of us won’t find time to read financial reports of a company and watch news, but would be interested to invest in stocks because of higher returns. Imagine someone doing it for us, in fact they are getting us an entire portfolio of stocks, build under a curated theme for just Rs.100 (or 2.5% of the investment amount, whichever is lesser) in one click.