Articles on Stocks

How I pick stocks

I got this question the other day — How do I pick stocks? So this depends on what kind of stock. If I am looking […]

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Why don’t we think more about what we buy?

It crossed my mind the other day that being such a society of consumers, it’s kind of odd that we don’t think about all the […]

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Investing Series: What exactly is the Stock Exchange? (Video)

This is a part of the Investing Series. ————————————————- Ever wanted to know how the stock exchange works in general? This is a SUPER simple and […]

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Investing Series: How to buy and sell ETFs on Questrade

This is a part of the Investing Series. ————————————————- WHY BOTHER SIGNING UP TO TRADE ON QUESTRADE? Because ETFs are cheaper than mutual funds, even indexed […]

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Investing Series: Trust your instincts

So in lieu of teaching you something, I’m going to tell you something I learned recently: When you feel uneasy about a stock you’ve purchased […]

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Investing Series: How I started getting into investing

Everyone should know by now that I am not someone who considers herself a sophisticated investor by any means. I repeat like a parrot (and […]

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Investing Series: Is investing partly a crapshoot?

Investing Series: Is investing partly a crapshoot?

This is a part of the Investing Series. ————————————————- It kind of is. If you take into account the following: Calculations can vary from one firm […]

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Investing Series: What does EPS or Earnings Per Share mean?

This is a part of the Investing Series. ————————————————- Earnings per share is really as easy as it sounds, it is just how much a company […]

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Investing Series: What is the difference between “Preferred” and “Common” Stock or Shares?

This is a part of the Investing Series. ————————————————- It is exactly as hierarchical as it sounds: preferred versus common. Think of gentry from way back […]

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Investing Series: What do ‘stock options’ really mean?

This is a part of the Investing Series. ————————————————- Stock options are what people (mostly executives) are either paid with in lieu of salary, or the […]

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